|Hometown:||Chula Vista, CA|
|Previous School:||Otay Ranch HS|
Alexis Mercado made his first collegiate start in the finale at Sacramento State. Defensively, Mercado threw out two runners attempting to steal second. Mercado recorded his first hit, a two-run single, against #22 UCLA in the home opener. The RBIs were the first of his career as well. He went 0-for-3 against Northwestern (2/26) but had an RBI. Against San Diego State (3/4) at the Aztec Invitational, Mercado went 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI for his first multi-hit game as a Matador. He entered the game as a pinch hitter at Portland (3/16 - Gm. 1) and singled in his only at bat. At LMU (3/20), Mercado went 1-for-2 and scored two runs while walking three times. He came in as a pinch hitter against UC?Davis and had an RBI double that scored CSUN’s first run (5/19). Mercado started the final game of the year at catcher and went 1-for-4 against Pacific (5/27).
OTAY RANCH HIGH SCHOOL
Mercado played four years of baseball for the Mustangs, seeing time as both a starting second baseman and finishing his career as the starting catcher. He was named to the 1st Team All-Mesa League as a sophomore, junior and senior and was named MVP his final two seasons. Mercado's team won the 2009 Mesa League Championship and he graduated from Otay Ranch in 2011 with a 3.3 GPA.
CAREER BATTING STATS
|2012||29-15|| 35 || 5 || 7 || 3||0||0|| 5||11||10||1||3||0-0||.200|
|Total|| 29-15 || 35 || 5 || 7 || 3 ||0||0|| 5||11 ||10 ||1||3||0-0||.200 |