Will Merritt
Will Merritt
Year: So.
Hometown: Smithsburg, Md.
High School: Smithsburg
Position: Distance

AS A FRESHMAN:  Ran in the 10,000m at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Under 20 World Championships in Tampere, Finland...Qualified for the IAAF Under 20 World Championships with his performance in the 10,000m run at the United States Track & Field (USATF) Junior Outdoor Championships held at Hayes Track at the Haugh Complex on the campus of Indiana University on June 16..Met the IAAF World Junior standard in the 10,000m run with a time of 30:53.38 at the IC4A Championships on May 12...That time is fifth on the Mount's all-time list...Finished fifth in the 5,000m at the Northeast Conference Championships..Named to NEC All-Rookie team in both the 1,500m and 5,000m run...Made the finals in the 1,500m run at the NEC Outdoor Championships...Indoor, Part of the Mount's DMR relay team that finished third at NEC Indoor Championships...Named to NEC All-Rookie team after finishing fifth in the 3,000m run.

PERSONAL:  Parents are Mike and Dawn Merritt...Has a sister, Emily...Undecided on a major...Born April 13, 1999.