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Mindy Merritt Download PDF
NAME: Mindy Merritt
SCHOOL: Bellevue High School
SPORT(S): Basketball-Volleyball-Track & Field
BIRTHDATE: 6-27-89
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6'5" - 220 lbs.
RESIDENCE: Bellevue, Ky.
PARENTS: Tim Merritt - Juanita Renaker
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "My basketball coach Beverly Smith."
FUTURE GOAL: "Continue basketball career in WNBA."
MVP ACCOMPLISHMENTS: This 3-sport star will finish her great basketball career with more than 1,000 points and 1,000 rebounds. Big games this year include 30 vs. Harpeth, 29 vs. Highlands and 28 vs. Lincoln County. Mindy recorded an amazing 21 double-double games in basketball last year while averaging 18.3 points-13.6 rebounds a game. Her 38 points vs. Newport her sophomore year is a single-game school record. Mindy was a NKY Div. III all-star, was named to the district all-tournament team and was selected to play in the NKY East-West Junior all-star game. In volleyball, Mindy, an outside and middle hitter, averaged 5 kills-3 blocks-4 service aces this season, and was named 1st team all-NKY (Div. III) for the 2nd time. She also throws the discus during track and field season, and last year was district and regional runner-up, and 7th at state. Active in community service, her favorite athlete and most-like-to-meet is Candace Parker.

COACH'S QUOTE -- "Experience, Leadership, Integrity. That describes Mindy, a girl who is driven to attain her goals because she knows what it takes to succeed." -- Beverly Smith, Basketball Coach