7 - Nick Mercurio
Nick Mercurio
Height: 6-1
Weight: 187
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Wading River, N.Y.
High School: St. Anthony's
Position: LB

AS A JUNIOR IN 2011:
• Saw action in all 11 games with three starts at wide receiver.
• Caught six passes for 41 yards, and rushed three times for two yards and a score.
• Made eight solo tackles on special teams, as part of the kickoff coverage unit.
• Had four catches for 36 yards during the victory over Fordham.
• Made two receptions for five yards at Brown.
• Rushed eight yards for a touchdowns during the win over Colgate.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2010:
• Played in seven games as a backup wide receiver.
• Caught four passes for 48 yards on the year.
• Had receptions against Lehigh, Harvard, Massachusetts and Howard.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2009:
• Saw action in 11 games as a backup wide receiver.
• Caught two passes for 21 yards, while rushing four times for 12 yards.
• Had receptions against both Harvard and Sacred Heart.

High School:
• Played for head coach Rick Reichert at St. Anthony’s High School.
• Caught 15 passes for 200 yards and a touchdown as a senior, in addition to rushing 86 times for 650 yards and eight scores.
• Served as team captain and named team MVP during his senior year.
• Named All-Catholic High School Football League.
• Played in the Outback Steakhouse Empire Challenge All-Star game.
• Member of National Honor Society.

Personal:
• Son of James and Gayle Mercurio.
• Has one brother (James) and one sister (Meeghan).
• Father played baseball at Missouri.
• Majoring in History.

 

MERCURIO'S DEFENSIVE STATISTICS
YEAR GP-GS UT AT TT SACK TFL INT PBU
2009 11-0 1 0 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0
2010 7-0 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0
2011 11-3 8 0 8 0-0 0-0 0-0 0
TOTAL 29-3 9 0 9 0-0 0-0 0-0 0

 

MERCURIO'S RECEIVING STATISTICS
YEAR GP-GS REC YARDS AVG TD LONG
2009 11-0 2 21 10.5 0 13
2010 7-0 4 48 12.0 0 22
2011 11-3 6 41 6.8 0 13
TOTAL 29-3 12 110 9.2 0 22
             
MERCURIO'S RUSHING STATISTICS
YEAR GP-GS ATT YARDS AVG TD LONG
2009 11-0 4 12 3.0 0 5
2010 7-0 0 0 0.0 0 0
2011 11-3 3 2 0.7 1 8
TOTAL 29-3 7 14 2.0 1 8