|High School:||St. Peter-Marian|
The son of Marcie Merkel... born 12-15-92 in Worcester, Mass.
UNH HIGHLIGHTS | CAREER STATISTICS
Recorded two solo stops in win at Georgia State...notched first career forced fumble (recovered by Akil Anderson) on opening kickoff at Old Dominion... in career debut, one solo tackle with three total against CCSU... recorded two tackles in spring Blue-White Game...played in all 12 games...totaled 12 tackles with nine solo tackles and three assists...blocked a field goal.
Member of 2011 CAA Academic All-Conference Team... redshirt season
Solo 3, vs W&M, 2012
Assist 2, vs CCSU, 2012
Total 4, vs W&M, 2012
Fumbles Forced 1, at Old Dominion, 2012
Fumbles Rec. n/a
Blocked Kicks 1, vs Richmond, 2012
Played for coach Tom Hendrickson at St. Peter-Marian Jr.-Sr. High School... named Central Mass. Football All-Star defensive back in 2009 and ‘10... served as captain of football team during senior season... as junior, led state with nine interceptions... also lettered in track.... track team captain as senior... captured Central Mass. outdoor track 100m spring coach’s award as junior... finished third in 4x100m relay in indoor track all-state games during junior year