Steven Mercer
Steven Mercer
Height: 5-8
Weight: 170
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Rockville, Md.
High School: The Heights School
Position: Breaststroke, IM
Major: Marketing

2011-12: Opens his junior season having experienced quality success on the collegiate level ... upbeat and enthusiastic student-athlete ... intermediate-medley swimmer who owns the 400 IM school record after it had stood for 34 years ... understands the rigors of a college swimming season ... has the potential to see a tremendous junior campaign.

2010-11: On January 15 in the Ursinus College meet he record a season best 1:56.19 in the 200 free … in the Millersville meet on January 21 he swam season-best times of 51.72 in the 100 free and 1:05.56 in the 100 breast … at the CAC Championships he finished with times of 2:16.40, 2:01.29, and 4:17.98 in the 200 breast, 200 IM, and 400 IM, respectively ... with his time at the CAC Championships, broke the 400 IM school record which had stood for 34 years.

Personal: Is a marketing major ... is the son of Duke and Sandy Mercer ... born on October 20, 1990 ... swam for RMSC on the club level ... names his dad, mom, and Uncle Tony as the people he most admires ... hobbies include skiing, drawing, and scuba diving ... favorite athletes are Will MacLennan and Colin Brown ... chose York because of "the close-knit community" ... his most significant athletic achievement is placing fourth in the 400 IM at the 2010 Capital Athletic Conference Championships ... his most memorable athletic moment at York was "meeting my roommate Russell Tutt and Jamie Hicks and Will MacLennan" ... after graduation he plans on getting a job that he likes.