- height 5-7
- class Freshman
- Hometown Fairfax, Va.
- Major Kinesiology
- High school W.T. Woodson HS
Did not play in the fall because of a foot injury.
Merrill put together a 3-1 singles record in the 2018-19 dual season, notching a 1-1 mark on No. 4, adding singles wins on courts Nos. 5 and 6, too … In her three victories this season, she held her opponents to nine games total … In doubles, Merrill racked up a 6-10 mark competing mostly in the No. 3 post … To start the season, Merrill was paired with Anastasia Tkachenko, earning a 5-4 mark overall and a 2-0 mark on No. 2.
Prior to UK
Five-star recruit by TennisRecruiting.net … The No. 63 recruit overall in the class of 2018 and No. 2 recruit from Virginia … Seven-time Virginia 6A State Champion … Only lost one singles match her entire high school career … 2017 Washington Post All-Met Girls’ Tennis Player of the Year … Helped W.T. Woodson to its first-ever team title in school history in 2018.
Daughter of Stuart and Karen Merrill … Mother was on the sailing team at Hawaii and father played tennis at the Coast Guard Academy … Has one brother, Fin.