19 - Merricka Livingstone
Merricka Livingstone
Height: 5-3
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Palm Bay, Fla.
High School: West Shore
Position: M
Major: Chemistry
Team: Space Coast Storm

2011: Played in 14 games, started 11...totaled one goal and one assist for three points...picked up an assist against Husson (10/25)...scored the team's first goal in a 2-1 overtime win versus Wheaton in the semifinals of the NEWMAC tournament (11/5).

2010: Played in 19 games, started 18...posted one goal and three assists for five points...registered the game-winning goal in MIT's 1-0 win over Salem State (10/12)...assisted in two of MIT's three goals against Wheaton (10/9).

2009: Played in 20 games, started 14...one of five freshmen to appear in every game...overcame early season injury trouble to become a starting outside midfielder...registered two goals and two assists for six points.

Off the Field at MIT: Majoring in chemistry with a concentration in toxicology...held internships at the National Science Foundation and Spectral Sciences, Inc. ...member of the executive board of the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers...Mocha Moves dance squad.

High School: A 2009 graduate of West Shore Junior/Senior High School...captain and MVP junior and senior seasons...Defensive Award...Leadership Award...also participated in track and field...valedictorian...National Honor Society...National Hispanic Honor Society...AP Diploma of Distinction...National Honor Roll...American Chemical Society Scholar.

Club/ODP: Space Coast Storm...State Cup Final Four (2008)...Disney Labor Day Tournament Champions (2007)...Atlanta Cup Champions (2005)...Achievements: ODP FL State team (2004-07)...district champions (2005-08)...regional finalists (2008)...People to People Sports Ambassador...U18 Group B captain and champion...third place in Youth Friendship Games in Haarlem, Netherlands (2007).

Personal: Daughter of Joyce and Gordon Livingstone.