◊ Coached by Carl Harris at Stafford.
◊ Tabbed second-team All-Met by the Washington Post as a senior after securing honorable mention status as a junior.
◊ An honorable mention pick to the Virginia High School Coaches Association's all-classification all-state team as a senior.
◊ Selected to play in the Capital Classic All-Star game, a contest pitting Virginia players against Maryland and helped Virginia secure a 74-49 victory.
◊ Named Commonwealth District Player of the Year as a senior.
◊ Finished her Stafford career with a school-record 1,476 points, surpassing the previous mark by 175 points.
◊ As a senior, averaged 23.7 points, 9.9 rebounds, 2.6 blocks, 1.6 steals and 1.2 assists per game to lead Stafford to a 15-11 finish.
◊ In 29 games during her senior season, posted 19 20-point performances and five 30-point outings.
◊ Scored a season-high 34 points twice - in a 62-39 victory over Albemarle on Dec. 20 and in a 78-37 decision over Orange County on Jan. 3.
◊ Became Stafford's career scoring leader during a 31-point outburst against Albemarle on Feb. 3. Surpassed the previous mark established by Marquel Davis, who went on to play at Pitt.
◊ As a junior, averaged a double-double of 20.0 points and 11.8 rebounds per game while also contributing 3.1 bpg and 1.5 assists per game for the 17-7 Indians.
◊ As a sophomore, averaged 12.6 points per game for the Indians.
◊ Born July 27, 1994, Merritt is the daughter of Rebecca and David Hempe.
◊ Major: Undecided.