2019-20 Baseball Roster
#43 Will Mercer
Weight 195 lbs.
Hometown Houston, TX
High School Strake Jesuit College Prep
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2020)*
- Made four starts during the abbreviated season.
- Finished the year with a 5.93 ERA with a 1-0 record through 13.2 innings pitched.
- Made his first career start in the 9-2 win over UAB to clinch the series.
- Earned his first collegiate win in the 9-0 victory over Presbyterian after five innings of scoreless work with a career-high five strikeouts.
*Season suspended after 13 games due to COVID-19
FRESHMAN SEASON (2019)
- Missed the entire season due to injury.
- Graduated from Strake Jesuit College Preparatory in May of 2018 and intends to major in finance.
- As a senior, owned a 2.12 ERA with 1.3 strikeouts per inning. Batted .309 with a .442 on-base percentage. Was named to the 2018 All-District Team and the 2018 Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association Academic All-State Team.
- Graduated magna cum laude and made the honor roll three times. Was the president of Athletes Taking Action and was a member of the Strake Jesuit Business Club.
- Attended the same high school as former Irish basketball player Joey Brooks.
- William Byers Mercer is the son of Mike and Betsy Mercer. Has one brother, Jack.