Mercedes Oliver
Mercedes Oliver

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Cleveland, Ohio

High School:
Streetsboro

Height:
5-8

Birthdate:
06/24/1994


04/24/2014

Xavier Track And Field Seeks To Gain Momentum At Redhawk Invitational

Musketeers Travel To Oxford, Ohio In Preparation For BIG EAST Championship

04/10/2014

Xavier Track And Field Slated For All-Ohio Championships At UC

Musketeers Set To Face Multiple Teams From Across The State.

04/06/2014

Xavier Track And Field Finish In Top Half Of The Field In Oxford

Multiple Athletes Set Personal Best, Place High In Events And Move Up BIG EAST Ranks.

04/03/2014

Xavier Track And Field Teams Set To Compete In Miami Invitational In Oxford

Musketeers Seek To Gain Experience Before Heading West.

03/30/2014

Xavier Track And Field Battle Tough Weather To Finish In Top Half Of Invitational

Multiple Athletes Turn In High Place Finishes And Set Personal Records.

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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