Whitney Mergens
Whitney  Mergens

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Milford, Mich.

High School:
Milford

Event:
Jumps/Pentathlon/Heptathlon

Birthdate:
10/07/1996


02/24/2018

OAKLAND RECORDS THREE FIRST PLACE FINISHES ON FIRST DAY OF HORIZON LEAGUE TRACK AND FIELD INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

Schneider, Mergens and women's distance medley team capture titles

02/08/2018

TRACK AND FIELD SET TO COMPETE IN GVSU BIG MEET AND TIFFIN GRAND PRIX

Both men's and women's teams compete at GVSU on Feb. 9-10, while select field athletes compete at Tiffin on Feb. 10

01/27/2018

MARY MOORE BREAKS OWN SCHOOL RECORD AT SVSU JETS PIZZA INVITE

Moore breaks own weight throw school record set last week, Ciaravino placed second in Pentathlon

01/25/2018

TRACK AND FIELD TRAVELS TO SVSU FOR TWO DAY JET'S PIZZA INVITE

Both men's and women's teams compete on Friday, Jan. 26 starting at 2:30 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 27, starting at 11 a.m.

01/20/2018

OAKLAND TRACK AND FIELD RECORDS EIGHT FIRST PLACE FINISHES AT FORT WAYNE DUALS

Storm wins long jump, Moore breaks weight throw school record

02/26/2017

2017 Horizon League Indoor Championships - Day 2

2017 Horizon League Indoor Championships - Day 2 Photos by Jose Juarez

05/08/2016

2016 Horizon League Outdoor Championships - Day 2

Oakland competes in Day 2 of the 2016 Horizon League Outdoor Championships Photo Credit: Jonathan Miano - Horizon League

04/16/2016

Golden Grizzly Invite - Photos by Jose Juarez

4-16-16 #OaklandTF Golden Grizzly Invite Photos by Jose Juarez

01/23/2016

Oakland at Eastern Michigan Tri-Meet

Oakland at Easter Michigan Tri-Meet 1-23-16


2017 Indoor:
Placed 5th in High Jump(1.63m) at the Horizon League Indoor Championship (Feb 25-26)


2016 Outdoor:
Placed runner-up at the Horizon League Championships in the long jump setting a PR at 5 ft., 7.25 in.
Placed eighth at the Horizon League Championships in the triple jump at 36 ft., 3 in.

2016 Indoor:
▪ Placed second in high jump at the Hillsdale Tune-Up with a mark of 5 ft., 3.75 in.
▪ Finished third in Long Jump at the Tiffin Dragon Invite with 5.35m
▪ Posted long jump PR and team-best, 17 ft., 11.5 in, at the 2016 Horizon League Indoor Championships
▪ Set triple jump PR with mark of 36 ft., 11.75 in. at the HL Indoor Championships to place eighth
▪ Also set high jump PR at 5 ft., 6 in. at the Mastodon Opener

High School:
▪ Four-year letterwinner in Track and Field
▪ Four-year letterwinner in Volleyball
▪ 2015 All-State and All-Conference Track and Field
▪ 2015 High Jump state and regional champion

Academic Achievements
▪ 2015 class Student Athlete Award winner
▪ Four-year honor roll student

Top Athletic Performance
▪ 2015 High Jump State Champion

Personal
Full Name: Whitney Lynn Mergens
Birthdate: Oct. 7, 1996
Parents: Daniel and Kathryn Mergens
Siblings: Wesley and Jacob

Top Three Reasons for Choosing Oakland:
1. Campus
2. Coaches
3. Location

Personal Bests (Outdoor)
Event Time/Distance
High Jump 5 ft., 7.25 in. (Horizon League Championship - May 6, 2016)
Triple Jump 36 ft., 8.50 in. (Black & Gold Invitational- March 25, 2016)
Long Jump 17 ft., 11 in. (Golden Grizzly Invite - April 16, 2016)
Personal Bests (Indoor)
Event Time/Distance
High Jump 5 ft., 6 in. (Mastodon Opener - Dec. 5, 2015)
Triple Jump 36 ft., 11.75 in. (HL Championships - Feb. 28, 2016)
Long Jump 17 ft., 11.5 in. (HL Championships - Feb. 28, 2016)

Golden Grizzlies Photo Galleries