2006-07: Finished the indoor season with three top-5 finishes in the 800m... Best finish was at the Meyo Invitational where he recorded a personal record by finishing in 1:55.48... At the 2006-07 BIG EAST Indoor Championships finished seventh in the 4x800m relay along with teammates Jed Burey, Tommy Schmitz, and Jeremy Williams... Recorded an outdoor season-best time of 1:58.45 in the 800m...
2005-06: Ran indoor season-best times in the 600m (1:23.7) at the UWM Developmental Meet and in the 800m (1:57.21) at the Akron Open ... Set an outdoor personal-best time of 1:56.84 in the 800m at the North Central Invitational.
High School: A four-year letter winner in track and cross country and a two-year letter winner in baseball ... Four-year Most Valuable Athlete in cross-country and once in track ... Holds school records in 800 meters (1:55.89) and 4x800 relay (8:02.13) ... Captured four team regional titles, one sectional title, and one state runner-up finish.
Personal: Born March 16, 1986 ... Son of Daniel and Mary Merton ... Oldest of three children ... Major is Physiological studies.