Mercer (’17), a shortstop on the IUP softball team, earned several
well-deserved accolades both academically and athletically during the spring
the softball field, Hannah set the IUP career records for at-bats, hits, total
bases, and runs in addition to being recognized as IUP Athlete of the Week
three times and being named PSAC Central Division Softball Athlete of the Week.
Hannah’s distinguished collegiate softball career places her among the best
players in IUP softball history.
after being selected as IUP’s 2016–17 Women’s Scholar-Athlete of the Year,
Hannah was chosen by the College Sports Information Directors of America for the Academic All-District Softball Team for the second consecutive
year. Subsequently, Hannah was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America
Division II Softball Second Team. These honors rank Hannah among the top
student-athletes in the nation and reflect her combined accomplishments
athletically and academically.
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