|High School:||Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton High School|
Indoor (Freshman): Began her UND career at the SDSU Holiday Open in the pole vault.
Outdoor (Freshman): Earned the fourth spot in the pole vault at the Mary Al Bortke Open … Earned a personal record at the Jim Duncan Invitational with a mark of 10-06 (3.25) ... Received her first letter.
A 2016 graduate of Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton High School ... Lettered six times in track as a prep ... Named her team's Most Valuable Track Athlete in each of her last three years ... Two-time state qualifier (2015, 2014) ... Earned all-conference honors in each of her last four years ... Also lettered three times each in volleyball and basketball ... An all-conference performer in volleyball as a senior and an honorable mention as a junior ... Was also an all-conference honorable mention in basetball in 2015 ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Earned all-state academic honors in each of the three sports in which she competed.
Majoring in mathematics ... Daughter of Chris and Heidi Mercil ... Older brother, Bennett, ran track at South Dakota State ... Older sister, Mandy, is a two-sport athlete in track and volleyball at Concordia College.