21 - Alexis Mercer
Alexis Mercer
Height: 5-10
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Rincon, Ga.
High School: South Effingham HS
Position: SS/OF/1B

AS A SOPHOMORE (2013): Started all 55 games for the Pirates as a sophomore ... Named the 2013 Peach Belt Conference Player of the Year ... Also earned second-team NFCA and Daktronics/CoSIDA All-Region honors ... Two-time PBC Player of the Week (Feb. 12, Feb. 19) ... Hit .339 with eight doubles, 13 home runs and 44 RBI ... Ranked second in the PBC in home runs, fourth in total bases (109), sixth in slugging percentage (.637) and seventh in on-base percentage (.438) ... Went 3-for-5 with two home runs and four RBIs in the Pirates' 11-10 win over UNC Pembroke on April 7 ... Also blasted two home runs in a 6-2 win at USC Aiken on March 26 ... Had home runs in four straight games from April 7-14 ... Went 3-for-5 with a home run, three runs scored and three RBIs in a 13-5 win at No. 6 North Georgia on March 29 ... Went 2-for-2 with a double, a home run and three RBIs in a 5-4 win over Mars Hill on Feb. 16 ... Had 12 multi-hit games and and 13 games with two or more RBIs.

AS A FRESHMAN (2012): Started 40 games for the Pirates as a freshman ... Hit .291 with nine doubles, seven home runs and 36 RBIs ... PBC Freshman of the Week (Feb. 21) ... Went 4-for-4 with three RBIs in a 9-8 win over Saint Leo on Feb. 11 ... Went 3-for-3 with a double, a triple and four RBIs in an 8-0 win over Lindenwood on Feb. 18 ... Had a double, a home run and three RBIs vs. No. 1 North Georgia on March 15 ... Drove in three or more runs in seven games ... Had nine multi-hit games ... Also stole 9-of-10 bases.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for four years at South Effingham HS ... Named 2010 Region 2-4A Player of the Year ... Two-time All-State honoree in 2009 & 2010 ... Competed in the North vs. South All-Star game in 2011.

PERSONAL: Born Savannah Alexis Mercer on August 11, 1993, in Savannah, Ga., her hometown ... Daughter of Tim and Jamie Mercer ... Majoring in nursing ... Enjoys going to the beach, spending time with friends and family and going to church.