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

2012: Played and started 15 games … recorded one goal and one assist for three points … scored the game-winning goal against Babson College (9/15) … set up the game-winning goal in the 5-0 win over Husson (10/09).

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 NIEHS Research in Environmental Toxicology, the National Science Foundation and Spectral Sciences, Inc. … studied influenza vaccine degradation in the Trout Lab … president of the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers … MoCaptain of 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.