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Christin Mercer

Forward

Height
6' 0"
CLASS
So.
Hometown
Douglasville, Ga.
Experience
1L
School
Douglas County HS

(data as of August 23, 2013)

 

Major: Exploring Social & Behavioral Science

 

Christin Mercer played in all 37 games her freshman year, starting 18 total ... enrolled at UF for the 2012 summer semester that began in July ... the 19th Gator from the state of Georgia

 

Freshman Year (2012-13)

* Played in all 37 games, started 18, including the last 15

* Scored in every game except four (vs. Arkansas; vs. Ole Miss; vs. Central Michigan; at La Salle)

* Led the team with a 52.9 field goal percentage (99-187), and ranked No. 3 with 49 steals, No. 6 in scoring, No. 4 in rebounding, No. 4 in free throw attempts and No. 5 in made free throws

* Tied for fifth on the team with six possible three-point plays, hitting 4-of-6 free throws

* In the five-game WNIT run, averaged 8.6 points (No. 3 on team), 5.0 rebounds (tied for No. 2), 2.0 steals (led team) and hit 54.8 percent (17-31) from the floor

* Scored 11 points with six rebounds and two steals in the five-point WNIT Quarterfinal win at James Madison (March 30), when she also played a career-long 31 minutes

* In the WNIT round of 16 two-point win at Charlotte (March 27), came up with her career-best fourth steal of the game with 24 seconds left and the Gators down one; finished the game with eight points and five rebounds

* Tallied her first double-figure scoring game in the postseason when she scored 15 points on 6-of-11 shooting with two blocks and a pair of steals in the WNIT second-round win at Winthrop (March 25)

* At Auburn (Feb. 10), was one rebound shy of the second double-double of her career, as she netted a team-high 12 points on 6-of-9 shooting

* Recorded the first double-double of her career when she scored a game and career-high 18 points with a game and career-high 11 rebounds versus Alabama (Feb. 3), hitting 9-of-12 from the floor and her first career start in the SEC

* Played a solid game in front of a slew of friends and family traveled to the game at Georgia (Jan. 27), where she scored five points and collected a career-best seven rebounds

* Scored a career-best 15 points on 6-of-8 shooting in the win against Savannah State (Dec. 20) for the first double-figure scoring game of her career

* Collected a team-best three steals against Troy (Dec. 4)

* Just missed her first career double-figure scoring game with nine points in two different games - vs. Pacific (Dec. 7) and against Arizona State (Nov. 25) when she also started the second half of the game

* Scored eight points in three of the first four games

* Came off the bench in the second half of the season-opener versus Fairfield (Nov. 9) and exploded for eight points on 4-of-4 shooting and five rebounds in 13 minutes of action; entered the game for the first time at the 18:27 mark of the second half and scored her first career points on a turnaround jumper in paint with 18:04 remaining

* 5 double-figure scoring games ... UFs leading scorer in 2 games ... 1 double-double ... scored in UFs last 8 games

 

High School

* Graduated from Douglas County High School in May of 2012

* Her senior year averaged 15.1 points and 12.9 rebounds per game while averaging 3.0 blocks and 3.7 steals and hitting 55.3 percent from the floor

* Helped the 2011-12 Lady Tigers to a 26-3 overall record that included an 18-0 mark in 5-AAAAA region play which resulted in the region title

* Averaged during her junior year with the Lady Tigers 14.2 points and 10.3 rebounds and led DCHS to a 30-1 overall record, including a spot in the state semifinals

* 2011 and 2012 Atlanta Journal Constitution All-State First Team Class AAAA

* 2011 Region 5-AAAA Player of the Year

* Played in a number of all-star games, including the 2012 North-South Senior Game and the 2011 North-South Junior All-Star Game

* Played volleyball and ran track for one year at DCHS

* Played for AAU team Douglasville Lady Tigers and coach Tanya Jackson

* Coached at Douglas County HS by Chet Forsh

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