Mercedes Oliver
Mercedes Oliver

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Cleveland, Ohio

High School:
Streetsboro

Height:
5-8

Birthdate:
06/24/1994


05/17/2014

Ohlman Leads Musketeer Track & Field At Cardinal Twilights

Ohlman, Kolibab, Oliver Represented Xavier In Louisville

05/15/2014

Cardinal Twilight Provides Opportunities For Track & Field Athletes

Trio Of Musketeers Will Try To Qualify For NCAAs At Final Meet

05/14/2014

Oliver Garners All-BIG EAST Outdoor Track & Field Honors

Sophomore Reached Podium In Two Events

05/11/2014

More School Records Fall For Track & Field On Final Day Of BIG EAST Championships

Oliver Notches Second School Record Of The Weekend

05/11/2014

Records Fall For Xavier Track & Field On Day One Of BIG EAST Championships

Oliver, Ohlman Set New Marks At Conference Meet

2014 All-BIG EAST Indoor Team
2014 All-BIG EAST Outdoor Team
2x BIG EAST Field Athlete of the Week - 2/19/2014 & 3/29/2014

2013-14: Competed in seven throwing events during the indoor season ... Placed second in the shot put at the BIG EAST Indoor Championship with a throw of 13.58m, marking a new school record ... Also broke the school record for weight throw at the BIG EAST Championship with a mark of 15.10m, earning a sixth place finish ... Opened the outdoor season by placing first in shot put at the Bulldog opener by posting a mark of 13.08m ... Threw a season-best 14.10m in the shot put at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championship to earn second place ... Placed fifth at the Miami Invitational in the hammer throw with a mark of 44.62 ... Finished sixth in the hammer throw at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championship with a season-best throw of 48.22m ... Threw 43.24m in discus throw at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championship to take third place.

2012-13: Competed in three events during the 2012-13 indoor season as a freshman ... Finished in the top-20 three times in the shot put ... Season-best finish was sixteenth at both the Gladstein Invite with a distance of 12.47m (40-11.00) and at the Oiler Opener with a distance of 12.19m (40-00.00) ... Also placed twentieth with a season-best distance at the Indiana Relays with a distance of 11.93 (39-01.75) ... Competed in twelve events during the 2013 outdoor season ... Had six top-10 finishes and nine top-20 finishes ... Longest distance in the shot put was 12.42m at the Miami Invitational, where she finished twelfth overall ... Longest distance in the discus was 43.05m at the Miami Invitational, where she finished sixth overall ... Had a season-best finish in the shot put at the Early Bird Relays, placing third overall with a distance of 12.19m and had a season-best finish in the discus at the Early Bird Relays where she finished fourth overall with a distance of 37.70m.

High School: A member of the track team all four years and two-time captain at Streetsboro coached by Tom Fessmyer and Joe Mackle ... Participate in the shot put and discus ... Best shot put distance of 41 1.5 feet and discus distance and school record distance of 132 feet 8 inches ... Three-time first team all-conference and all-district for shot put and two-time first team all-conference for discus ... Two-time All-Ohio ... Outstanding Female Athlete of the Year in 2012 ... Also played basketball

Personal: Born June 24, 1994 ... Undecided on a major ... Three siblings Ieshia, 26, Michael, 23, and Mychelle, 10 ... Daughter of Conway and Deborah

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