6 Lauren Mercik
6 Lauren Mercik
Height: 5-7
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Suffield, Conn.
High School: Suffield
Position: RHP
Bats/Throws: R/R

Honors: Fall 2010 NE-10 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

As a Sophomore: Appeared in 16 games ... threw 31.2 innings in 13 appearances as a pitcher ... started three contests ... struck out 12 batters ... fanned a season-high three batters in 3.2 innings pitched against Saint Anselm on April 21.

As a Freshman: Appeared in nine games with three starts ... made seven appearances in the circle with one complete game ... threw 0.2 innings of scoreless relief against Philadelphia on March 18 ... threw 1.2 innings of scoreless relief in game one against UMass Lowell on April 13 ... struck out two batters in two innings of scoreless relief against Le Moyne on April 19.

High School: Played softball all four years at Suffield High School ... selected for the North Central Connecticut All-Conference team ... a Connecticut Senior All-Star and received her team's Coaches' Award in 2009 ... team won conference championships in 2007, 2008 and 2009.

Personal: Lauren Hartley Mercik ... daughter of David and Maryellen Mercik ... father played football and lacrosse at Western New England ... majoring in psychology.