4 Dianis Mercado
4 - Dianis Mercado
Height: 5-7
Year: So.
Hometown: Vega Baja, Puerto Rico
High School: Colegio Marista
Position: OH

2010: Started 33 matches in her first season wearing the red and white...Named Northeast Conference Rookie of the Year...Selected to All-Northeast Conference first team...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, October 18, and November 15.  Recorded a career high 20 kills in a NEC contest against Robert Morris...From September 11-October 16 she has tallied double digit kills in 14 of 15 matches...Led the Pioneers and ranked fourth in the Northeast Conference with 3.38 kills per set...Racked up 15 double-doubles in her freshman season, twice reaching 20 digs...Finished the year second on the squad with 2.98 digs per set.

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.