Roni

Merrill

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Midfielder/Forward
Height: 5'10"
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Thousand Oaks, CA
High School: Westlake HS
Major: Cognitive Science
Experience: 1 Letter

Bio

AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE IN 2018
CCAA All-Academic ... CCAA Fall All-Academic ... Appeared in 12 games off bench before season cut short by injury ... Credited with nine shots, two on goal ... Came on at forward for 12:18 late in opener at Concordia Irvine (8/30), marking first action since 2016 West Region final on Nov. 18 ... Season highs of three shots in CCAA opener vs. Cal State Monterey Bay (9/14) and 26 minutes at San Francisco State (10/7) ... Triton Athletes' Council (TAC) team representative.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2017
Redshirted season while recovering from injury.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2016
Appeared in all 22 games off bench on the right wing or at forward ... Made college debut in opener vs. No. 12 Azusa Pacific (9/1), coming on midway through first half on wing and later capping the scoring of 5-0 romp with first career goal in 89th minute.

CLUB
Played for Real So Cal Soccer Club (2007-16) ... Member of Real So Cal Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) team.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2016 graduate of Westlake High School in Westlake Village ... All-Marmonte League First Team, Los Angeles Daily News All-Area Second Team, Team MVP and team captain as a senior ... Helped Warriors to Marmonte titles in 2013, 2014 and 2016.

PERSONAL
Born Oct. 31 in Thousand Oaks ... Given name is Veronica ... Parents are Landell and Lynne Merrill ... Father attended San Diego State and mother went to UC Davis ... Has two older brothers named Wes and Shelby ... Shelby swam at Willamette University in Salem, Ore. ... Cognitive science with specialization in design and interaction major at Sixth College ... Enjoys surfing and camping ... Roots for LA Galaxy, the U.S. men's and women's national soccer teams, and the Red Bull Racing Formula One team ... Top movie is Monty Python and the Holy Grail ... Loves tri-tip and meatballs.

CAREER STATISTICS
Season GP GS MIN G A Pts SHOT SHOT% SOG SOG% GW PK-Att
2016 22 0 399 2 0 4 19 .105 7 .368 0 0-0
2018 12 0 155 0 0 0 9 .000 2 .222 0 0-0
Totals 34 0 554 2 0 4 28 .071 9 .321 0 0-0

GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
2016
2018

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