|Hometown:||Vega Baja, Puerto Rico|
|High School:||Colegio Marista|
#4 Dianis Mercado - Career Stats
2012: Set her career-high against Alabama in the Beanpot Classic on August 25 when she collected 24 digs… Led the squad with 388 digs, averaging 3.77 per set… Hit a season-high 15 kills at Fairleigh Dickinson on October 28… Appeared in 103 sets, totaling 388 digs, 82 kills, 43 assists, and 24 service aces…
2011: Appeared in all of the Pioneers’ 127 sets throughout her sophomore season… Reached a season-high 18 kills twice; first at Maryland on September 10, then against Robert Morris on October 15… Finished the season second on the team with 349 kills and third with 372 digs…
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: Enchanted. Hobbies: Dancing and Design. Plans to continue studying to become a podiatrist after graduation.