|Hometown:||Orchard Park, NY|
|High School:||Orchard Park|
2017-18: Claimed a first place finish in the Men's 3000 Steeplechase event at the University at Buffalo Track & Field Invite with a time of 9:14.67.
High School: Seven-year letterwinner and three-year captain at Orchard Park High School… Holds school records in Indoor 1600 & 3200, Steeplechase, and Indoor & Outdoor 4X800m… 2015 ECIC Steeplechase title… 2015 Section VI Steeplechase titles… 2016 ECIC Steeplechase title… 2016 Section VI Class A Steeplechase title.
Personal: Son of Mark and Michele Mercer… Has one brother (Mark) and two sisters (Bethy & Francie)… Chose UB because it is close to home and is a die-hard Buffalo fan.