15 Lindsey Mertz
15 Lindsey Mertz
Height: 5-11
Year: Jr
Hometown: Frankenmuth, Mich.
High School: Frankenmuth
Position: S
m 19
k/s 0.38
h % .138
a/s 11.22
b/s 0.43
sa/s 0.29
d/s 2.37

2018: Brilliant setter who improved her court coverage and accuracy as a sophomore…Named First-Team All-Conference for the second year in a row…Already ranks sixth in school history with 2,361 assists in just two seasons…Tied Apryl Schmucker’s single-season school record with 1,258 assists in 2018…Set a single-match school record (rally score era) with 61 assists in a G-MAC Tournament Semifinal win over Lake Erie Nov. 9…Had six matches of double-digit kills, with a career-high of 19 in a road win over Lake Erie Oct. 21…Named G-MAC West Player of the Week Sept. 17…Also named to the Midwest Region Crossover All-Tournament Team in October…Had six matches of 50 or more assists.

2017: Stepped in as the starting setter in her freshman season and put together a remarkable campaign…Named the G-MAC Freshman of the Year and the AVCA Midwest Region Freshman of the Year…No Charger player had ever been named regional freshman of the year previously…Directed Hillsdale to a team hitting percentage of .278 which ranked in the top 10 in the nation…Ranked second in the conference with 1,103 assists…Had 50 or more assists in three matches, including two postseason contests…Reached a season-high of 55 assists in a 3-1 win over eventual GLIAC champion Ferris State Oct. 13 and in the G-MAC Tournament Semifinal against Walsh…Second on the team with 38 service aces and had eight double digit dig matches…Had a season-high 17 digs in a match at Findlay Sept. 12…Dished out 46 assists and had 4 block assists in the 3-0 win over Findlay Nov. 10 that clinched the No. 1 seed in the conference tournament for Hillsdale…The G-MAC Player of the Week on Oct. 16 after being named to the Midwest Region Crossover All-Tournament Tea.

High School: Shattered Frankenmuth's school record for career assists (4,436), which is third-most in Michigan state history...Had more than 1,000 assists in all four of her seasons with the Eagles...First-Team All-Conference, All-Region and Second-Team All-State...Named to the Saginaw News Dream Team...Named one of the 250 best juniors in the country by Prep Volleyball Magazine in 2015...Had 158 blocks and 176 service aces in her prep career...Played club volleyball for Oakland Elite 15-1 and 16-1, and Legacy North 16-1 and 17-1...Vice president of the National Honor Society...Graduated in the top five of her class with a 4.1 grade point average...Volunteered for area tennis, basketball and volleyball camps...Born February 6, 1999...Parents are James and Andrea.

Recent Games
Oct 4 at Findlay W, 3-0
Oct 11 at Tiffin W, 3-0
Oct 12 at Cedarville W, 3-0
Oct 18 Rockhurst W, 3-0
Oct 19 Saginaw Valley W, 3-0
Oct 19 vs. Lewis L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 19 5
Sets 68 13
Kills 26 3
Kills per set 0.38 0.23
Errors 13 0
Total Attacks 94 12
Hitting Percentage .138 .250
Assists 763 172
Assists per set 11.22 13.23
Service Aces 20 7
Service Errors 9 3
Service Aces per set 0.29 0.54
Reception Errors 1 0
Digs 161 29
Digs per set 2.37 2.23
Block Solo 2 0
Block Assist 27 3
Block Total 29 3
Blocks per set 0.43 0.23
Block Errors 1 0
Ball Handling Errors 17 5
Points 61.5 11.5
Points per set 0.9 0.9
Matches started 12 2
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Sep 6 Concordia-St. Paul W, 3-2 1 5 5 0 9 .556 46 0 1 0 7 0 2 0 2 0 6.0
Sep 6 at Florida Southern W, 3-1 1 4 3 2 8 .125 47 1 0 0 13 0 1 0 1 3 4.5
Sep 7 at Central Mo. L, 3-2 1 5 0 0 4 .000 34 2 0 0 12 0 2 0 2 0 3.0
Sep 7 Indiana (Pa.) W, 3-0 1 3 1 0 3 .333 34 4 2 0 10 0 2 0 2 0 6.0
Sep 12 Ashland W, 3-0 1 3 0 1 6 -.167 43 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 13 Northwood W, 3-1 1 4 1 0 3 .333 40 0 0 0 7 0 1 0 1 0 1.5
Sep 14 Clarion W, 3-1 1 4 3 1 7 .286 41 0 1 0 15 0 1 0 1 1 3.5
Sep 14 Palm Beach Atl. W, 3-2 1 5 0 0 6 .000 59 2 0 0 10 0 2 1 2 1 3.0
Sep 21 at Ill.-Springfield L, 3-1 1 4 2 2 8 .000 39 3 0 0 10 2 4 0 6 1 9.0
Sep 22 Seton Hill W, 3-1 - 4 2 0 8 .250 56 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 4 3.5
Sep 22 Indianapolis W, 3-0 - 3 1 1 3 .000 35 0 0 0 11 0 4 0 4 1 3.0
Sep 27 Alderson Broaddus W, 3-0 1 2 1 0 3 .333 21 2 1 0 1 0 2 0 2 2 4.0
Sep 28 Ohio Valley W, 3-0 1 2 1 0 2 .500 25 3 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 2 4.0
Oct 4 at Findlay W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 2 .000 39 0 0 0 7 0 1 0 1 0 0.5
Oct 11 at Tiffin W, 3-0 - 3 1 0 4 .250 52 0 2 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 12 at Cedarville W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 1 .000 35 2 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 1 2.0
Oct 18 Rockhurst W, 3-0 - 3 2 1 4 .250 41 0 0 0 10 0 1 0 1 0 2.5
Oct 19 Saginaw Valley W, 3-0 - 3 1 0 4 .250 35 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 1.5
Oct 19 vs. Lewis L, 3-2 1 5 2 5 9 -.333 41 0 1 1 14 0 2 0 2 1 3.0
Oct 25 Ohio Dominican   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 at Trevecca Nazarene   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Ky. Wesleyan   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Walsh   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 Malone   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 at Lake Erie   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Ursuline   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 19 TBD   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 TBD   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 TBD   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 5 at TBD   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 19 68 26 0.38 13 94 .138 763 11.22 20 0.29 161 2.37 2 27 29 0.43 61.5 0.9
Conference 5 13 3 0.23 0 12 .250 172 13.23 7 0.54 29 2.23 0 3 3 0.23 11.5 0.9
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 41 18 0.44 4 58 .241 476 11.61 12 0.29 88 2.15 0 17 17 0.41 38.5 0.9
Away 6 22 6 0.27 4 27 .074 246 11.18 8 0.36 59 2.68 2 8 10 0.45 20.0 0.9
Neutral 1 5 2 0.40 5 9 -.333 41 8.20 0 0.00 14 2.80 0 2 2 0.40 3.0 0.6
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Wins 16 54 22 0.41 6 73 .219 649 12.02 15 0.28 125 2.31 0 19 19 0.35 46.5 0.9
Losses 3 14 4 0.29 7 21 -.143 114 8.14 5 0.36 36 2.57 2 8 10 0.71 15.0 1.1
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September 13 48 20 0.42 7 70 .186 520 10.83 18 0.38 110 2.29 2 22 24 0.50 51.0 1.1
October 6 20 6 0.30 6 24 .000 243 12.15 2 0.10 51 2.55 0 5 5 0.25 10.5 0.5