2016-17 (Jr.): Merker finished his junior campaign going 9-9 in singles action, competing predominantly on court 2... He finished 8-8 on court 2 and finished 1-1 when competing on court 1... Had a dominant performance on court 1 in doubles play finishing the season 17-3 paired with Jorman Reyes...The pair went 9-1 in their last ten matches in doubles 2015-16 (So.): Was 13-10 in singles action... Competed at the No. 3 and No. 4 positions and went 3-3 and 5-4 respectively... Recorded a 13-6 record with Tarun Surat in doubles finishing 7-5 at the No. 1 spot.. The doubles 5-match win streak included wins against Jacksonville State, George Washington, Lamar, #71 South Alabama and UAB... The duo also picked up a 6-3 win against #30 Rice. 2014-15 (Fr.):Was 6-9 in singles play ... Played at No. 5 and No. 6 6 positions ... Was 3-2 at No. 6 ... Posted an 18-9 overall record in doubles ... Recorded 13 wins during the spring season ... Played primarily at No. 3, collecting 10 wins ... Partnered with Tarun Surat in the final six matches, winning four of their last six ... Played seven matches with Mikhail and posted a 5-2 record ... Had a win against the UAB duo of Charles McCombs and Christopher Morris and a pair of wins against South Alabama ... Prior to Southern Miss: Attended Unidad Educativa Nueo Mundo ... ,b>Personal: Son of Saby Pinoargote and Moshe Merker ... Has a sister Taly, who is a member of the women's tennis team at Louisiana Tech ... A computer engineering major.