|Hometown:||Vega Baja, Puerto Rico|
|High School:||Calegio Marista|
2010: Named to Sacred Heart Invitational all-tournament team...Selected Molten/NEC rookie of the week on September 6 and September 20, September 27, October 11, and October 18. Recorded a career high 17 kills in a NEC contest against Fairleigh Dickinson...From September 11-October 16 she has tallied double digit kills in 14 of 15 matches.
High School: Played three seasons of volleyball, basketball, track, and soccer at Calegio Marista high school...Served as captain of the volleyball team in her final season...Named team most valuable and high school athlete of the year.
Personal: Dianis Mariel Mercado Colon. Nickname: Nani. Born: 2/23/92 Parents: Jaime Mercado and Maria Colon. Siblings: Jeiza and Yaraima Mercado. Favorite Athlete: Diki Soto. Favorite TV Show: Friends. Favorite Food: Pasta. Favorite Book: Twilight. Favorite Movie: A Cinderella Story. Hobbies: Dancing and Design. Plans to continue studying to become a podiatrist after graduation.