11 Caitlin Mertens
11 Caitlin Mertens
Height: 5-6
Year: Junior
Hometown: Succasunna, N.J.
High School: Roxbury
Position: Forward
Club: Match Fit Academy ECNL
g 14
a 3
pts 31
gw 7

2017 United Soccer Coaches Second-Team All-South Atlantic Region
2017 First-Team All-State
2017 First-Team All-ODAC

2017 ODAC All-Tournament Team
2016 First-Team All-State
2016 First-Team All-ODAC

Junior (2017): Started all 24 games on the front line ... Led the ODAC in goals with 14, including a pair of two-goal matches to start the year with garnered the ODAC Player of the Week award on Sept. 5 ... Hit the golden goal in the 100th minute of the ODAC championship to cinch the program's 15th league title ... Scored the team's first goal in a 2-1 comeback win over Christopher Newport in the second round of NCAAs ... Also nailed an overtime game-winner Oct. 13 vs. Roanoke ... Made three assists on the season, most notably the game-winner in OT against McDaniel in the first round of the NCAA tournament.

Sophomore (2016): Started all 21 games on the Hornet attack during her second year...Was the leading scorer for the Hornets with 10 goals and tied for the team lead in assists with five...Scored two goals at Sweet Briar on October 19th...Recorded two assists and a goal against Emory & Henry on October 5th.

Freshman (2015): Saw action in 23 games during her freshman season… She scored 10 goals from a reserve role… Netted the game winning goal vs. Babson in the first round of the NCAA Tournament… Will look to build off her impressive first year as she looks to take an expanded role in the Hornet offense next season.

Before LC: A three-year starter and a four-year letterwinner at Roxbury . . . earned 2015 All Morris County honorable mention honors.

Personal:

Parents: Michael and Shannon

Why Is Being A Hornet Important To You?: It means I'm going to a school I love being at, playing soccer with the best people and being surrounded by the best friends.

Recent Games
Nov 1 Shenandoah W, 3-2
Nov 4 vs. Roanoke W, 2-1
Nov 5 vs. Bridgewater (Va.) W, 1-0
Nov 11 vs. McDaniel W, 1-0
Nov 12 at Chris. Newport W, 2-1
Nov 18 at TCNJ L, 5-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 24 10
Games started 24 10
Goals 14 5
Assists 3 2
Points 31 12
Shots 76 35
Shot Pct .184 .143
Penalty kicks 0-0 0-0
Game-winning goals 7 2
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct pk gw
Sep 1 vs. Brockport W, 2-0 1 2 0 4 10 .200 0-0 1
Sep 2 vs. St. John Fisher W, 3-1 1 2 0 4 3 .667 0-0 1
Sep 8 Salisbury W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 9 Wheaton (Ill.) W, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 16 vs. Salem W, 2-1 1 1 0 2 4 .250 0-0 0
Sep 19 at St. Mary's (Md.) W, 3-2 1 1 0 2 1 1.000 0-0 1
Sep 23 Va. Wesleyan L, 3-2 1 1 0 2 2 .500 0-0 0
Sep 27 at East. Mennonite W, 2-0 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 30 at Shenandoah W, 3-1 1 0 1 1 2 .000 0-0 0
Oct 3 at Catholic W, 2-1 1 0 0 0 4 .000 0-0 0
Oct 5 Randolph W, 9-0 1 1 0 2 4 .250 0-0 0
Oct 7 at Washington and Lee W, 3-0 1 0 1 1 4 .000 0-0 0
Oct 13 Roanoke W, 1-0 1 1 0 2 3 .333 0-0 1
Oct 18 at Emory & Henry W, 5-0 1 1 0 2 2 .500 0-0 1
Oct 20 Guilford W, 2-0 1 0 0 0 5 .000 0-0 0
Oct 22 at Carnegie Mellon L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 25 Bridgewater (Va.) L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 7 .000 0-0 0
Oct 28 at Randolph-Macon W, 5-1 1 1 0 2 4 .250 0-0 0
Nov 1 Shenandoah W, 3-2 1 1 0 2 3 .333 0-0 1
Nov 4 vs. Roanoke W, 2-1 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Nov 5 vs. Bridgewater (Va.) W, 1-0 1 1 0 2 7 .143 0-0 1
Nov 11 vs. McDaniel W, 1-0 1 0 1 1 3 .000 0-0 0
Nov 12 at Chris. Newport W, 2-1 1 1 0 2 2 .500 0-0 0
Nov 18 at TCNJ L, 5-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2015-16 23 - .43 .13 1.00 1.61 .270 .91 .568
2016-17 21 21 .48 .24 1.19 3.43 .139 1.67 .486
2017-18 24 24 .58 .13 1.29 3.17 .184 1.71 .539
2018-19 26 26 1.12 .38 2.62 5.50 .203 2.73 .497
Total 94 71 .67 .22 1.56 3.49 .192 1.79 .512
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2015-16 23 - 10 3 23 37 .270 21 .568 0 0 0-0 2
2016-17 21 21 10 5 25 72 .139 35 .486 0 0 0-0 2
2017-18 24 24 14 3 31 76 .184 41 .539 1 0 0-0 7
2018-19 26 26 29 10 68 143 .203 71 .497 0 0 0-0 10
Total 94 71 63 21 147 328 .192 168 .512 1 0 0-0 21
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 24 24 .58 .13 1.29 3.17 .184 1.71 .539
Conference 10 10 .50 .20 1.20 3.50 .143 1.90 .543
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 8 .50 .00 1.00 3.13 .160 1.63 .520
Away 10 10 .40 .20 1.00 2.30 .174 1.30 .565
Neutral 6 6 1.00 .17 2.17 4.67 .214 2.50 .536
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Wins 20 20 .65 .15 1.45 3.25 .200 1.75 .538
Losses 4 4 .25 .00 .50 2.75 .091 1.50 .545
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September 9 9 .78 .11 1.67 2.78 .280 1.78 .640
October 9 9 .44 .11 1.00 3.78 .118 1.89 .500
November 6 6 .50 .17 1.17 2.83 .176 1.33 .471
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 24 24 14 3 31 76 .184 41 .539 1 0 0-0 7
Conference 10 10 5 2 12 35 .143 19 .543 0 0 0-0 2
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
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Home 8 8 4 0 8 25 .160 13 .520 0 0 0-0 2
Away 10 10 4 2 10 23 .174 13 .565 0 0 0-0 2
Neutral 6 6 6 1 13 28 .214 15 .536 1 0 0-0 3
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Wins 20 20 13 3 29 65 .200 35 .538 1 0 0-0 7
Losses 4 4 1 0 2 11 .091 6 .545 0 0 0-0 0
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September 9 9 7 1 15 25 .280 16 .640 0 0 0-0 3
October 9 9 4 1 9 34 .118 17 .500 0 0 0-0 2
November 6 6 3 1 7 17 .176 8 .471 1 0 0-0 2