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Aug 18 - TBA
Saint Joseph's
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Delaware
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Aug 24 - 7:00 PM
Villanova
Villanova
Delaware
Delaware
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Aug 27 - 7:00 PM
Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh
Delaware
Delaware
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Sep 1 - 7:00 PM
Seton Hall
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Sep 5 - 7:30 PM
Princeton
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Delaware
Delaware
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Sep 14 - TBA
Delaware
Delaware
California
California
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Sep 16 - TBA
Delaware
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Ryan Mertz
Player Profile:
Ryan Mertz 3119553
Position: Midfielder
Height: 5'8"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pa.
High School: Upper St. Clair
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Experience: High School

AT DELAWARE 
• First-Year forward who provided late-match ability off the bench

2017 SEASON 
• made 14 appearances, including seven starts
• connected on 13 shots and had three assists
• recorded his first career assist against Drexel (9/27)
• tallied an assist in three consecutive games. 

HIGH SCHOOL
• Attended Upper St. Clair High School, where he played soccer and served as captain his senior year 
• team honors included 2013 PIAA State Champions, 2014 and 2016 Section Champions 
• individual honors included 2016 PA All-State Selection, 2016 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette All-Area Team and 2017 WPIAL Scholar Athlete of the Year Nominee
• member of National Honors Society and high honor roll student.

PERSONAL
• Ryan Joseph Mertz
• born August 14, 1998
• son of Rob and Kelly Mertz, father played soccer at Grove City College
• has three siblings, Leah, Robbie and Landy
• older brother Robbie is captain of the University of Michigan’s soccer team 
• majoring in mechanical engineering
• lists favorite teams as Liverpool and Pittsburgh Penguins
• enjoys playing piano and photography.

HIGH SCHOOL
• Attended Upper St. Clair High School, where he played soccer and served as captain his senior year 
• team honors included 2013 PIAA State Champions, 2014 and 2016 Section Champions 
• individual honors included 2016 PA All-State Selection, 2016 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette All-Area Team and 2017 WPIAL Scholar Athlete of the Year Nominee
• member of National Honors Society and high honor roll student.

PERSONAL
• Ryan Joseph Mertz
• born August 14, 1998
• son of Rob and Kelly Mertz, father played soccer at Grove City College
• has three siblings, Leah, Robbie and Landy
• older brother Robbie is captain of the University of Michigan’s soccer team 
• majoring in mechanical engineering
• lists favorite teams as Liverpool and Pittsburgh Penguins
• enjoys playing piano and photography.

  CAREER STATISTICS
Year GP/GS Goals Assists Points Shots SOG GW PK-Att. Cnr
2017 14/7 0 3 3 13 1 0 0-0 0
 TOTAL 14/7 0 3 3 13 1 0 0-0 0
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