Mercedz Austin
Mercedz Austin


Waterbury, Conn.

High School:
Watertown High School


Political Science

At Providence: Fourth 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, 2013 and 2014 and to San Antonio, Texas for the NCAA Tournament in 2014.

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.

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