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    Mercedz Austin
    Mercedz Austin

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Waterbury, Conn.

    High School:
    Watertown High School

    Position:
    Base

    Major:
    Political Science


    At Providence: Third year member of the cheerleading team at Providence College. Traveled to New York City to cheer at Madison Square Garden for the Men's Big East Tournament in 2012 and 2013.

    Before Providence: Cheered for four years at Watertown High School ... Captained the team her senior year ... Designated as team leader her junior year ... Earned UCA All-American Award twice ... Honor Roll student ... Member of the National Honor Society.

    Personal: Born March 2, 1993 ... Daughter of Vernon Austin and Michelle Bell ... Vernon Sr. played Basketball at University of Connecticut ... Has one brother, Vernon, a graduate from Mitchell College, and two sisters, Meah and Paris ... Majoring in Political Science.