Mercedes Jackson
Mercedes Jackson
Height: 5-3
Year: So.
Hometown: Huntingtown, Md
High School: Huntingtown
Position: Sprints

2012 Outdoor: Won the 200m dash and finished second in the 100m dash en route to being named the Most Outstanding Female Rookie at the America East Outdoor Championships at Maine... Won the 200m event with a school-record time of 23.80... Set the school standard in the 100m dash by running an 11.66 during a second-place finish at the Morgan State Legacy Meet... Also a part of the 4x100 and 4x200 relay teams which broke school records... Finished 31st in the 200m dash and 44th in the 100m dash at the NCAA East Preliminaries.


2011-12 Indoor: Named the America East Most Outstanding Female Rookie at the conference meet in Boston after winning the 60m dash and earning a silver medal in the 200m dash... Broke her own school record in the 60m dash, along with the facility record, with a time of 7.49 in the event finals... Had initially set the school record in in the 60m dash in her first-ever collegiate meet, the Bison Opener... Also broke the record in the 200m event with a time of 24.00 in both the prelims and finals at the America East Championships.


Background: Helped lead her team to win the state championship… Was a member of the National Technical Honor Society and was an Honor Roll student all four years.


Personal: Daughter of Robert and Beulah Watts… Has one older sister Jeanine… Major is currently undecided but hopes to become a Physical Therapist… Born November 12, 1993.