Competed for Portage Central High School in the Southwest Michigan Athletic Conference ... Coached by Tim Halloran ... Had six goals and eight assists in 2017 ... Led team to a 14-3-2 mark last year ... Notched seven goals and eight assists in 2016 as squad went 12-1-6 overall ... Led team to back-to-back conference championships in 2016 and 2017 ... Squad twice won district in 2015 and 2017 ... Team Captain ... Twice earned all-district and all-conference laurels ... Four-year letterwinner ... Played club soccer for the Lightning (2014-15), Midwest United (2016) and Kingdom Soccer (2016-17) ... Helped club team to a 15-2-4 record and state cup semifinal berth in 2017 ... Daughter of Kurt and Denise Mergener ... Has two brothers ... Plans to major in pre-pharmacy.