S.K.Y. Softball Training is run by Hannah Mercer
Hannah’s IUP Accolades/Awards:
- 2016-17 IUP Women’s Scholar-Athlete of the Year
- 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-District (Shortstop)
- 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-America Second Team (Shortstop)
- 2017 PSAC Central Division First Team (Shortstop)
- 2016 CoSIDA Academic All-District (Shortstop)
- 2016 PSAC Central Division First Team (Shortstop)
- 2016 (NFCA)/Schutt Sports Division II Player of the Year Watchlist
- 2015 NFCA All-Atlantic Region First Team (Third Base)
- 2015 Daktronics All-Atlantic Region Second Team (Third Base)
- 2015 All-PSAC Western Division Second Team (Third Base)
- 2014 PSAC Western Division Freshman of the Year (Outfield)
- 2014 All-PSAC Western Division Second Team (Outfield)
Hannah broke IUP career records with 221 hits, 135 runs scored, and 343 total bases. Her 45 doubles ranks second, and is third with 50 stolen bases and 177 games played – all starts. Other top ranks include a .354 batting average (fifth), 11 triples (sixth), 103 RBI (sixth), a .553 slugging percentage (seventh) and 19 home runs (tied for seventh).
Served on the IUP softball staff for the 2020 and 2021 seasons. She helped the coaching staff during the disappointingly short 2020 season, as IUP played just 14 games due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Aided in IUP’s first winning season since 2018, finishing the 2021 season with a 17-15 record.
Prior to her coaching stint at IUP, Mercer spent two seasons with Team Pennsylvania Fastpitch and assisted the staff at West Allegheny High School in Imperial, Pennsylvania.
Mercer started her coaching career as an assistant coach on the 15U staff with Team Pennsylvania during the 2017-18 season. In 2019, she took over as head coach for the 13U squad and led them to an 18-6-2 record over their summer season with three finalist finishes in five tournaments.
Mercer was also on the staff at West Allegheny for the 2018 and 2019 seasons, helping the Indians to back-to-back WPIAL championships and a state runner-up finish in 2018.
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