Michael Mercado
Michael Mercado


Moreno Valley, Calif.

Last College:
Mt. San Antonio Junior College

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 168




Looking Back At The 2013 Season

The Huskies finished the season ranked No. 9 by the NSCAA


Connecticut To Face Cincinnati Tonight In Final Home Match Of The Regular Season

Nine seniors will be honored before the match for Senior Night


UConn Grabs First Conference Victory Over Rutgers

Colin Bradley scores his first career goal as a Husky in his 77th game.


No. 12 Huskies To Face No. 10 Saint Louis

The match marks the second week in a row that Connecticut has faced the No. 10 team in the nation.


No. 12 UConn Falls, 1-0, To Syracuse On The Road

The Orange scored the game-winning goal in the 24th minute


UConn vs Cincinnati

UConn vs Cincinnati Men's Socer


UConn vs Rutgers

UConn vs Rutgers Men's Soccer


UConn vs UCF

UConn vs UCF Men's Soccer


UConn vs Northeastern

UConn vs Northeastern Men's Soccer


UConn vs Boston University

Men's Soccer vs BU

AS A SENIOR (2013): Played and started in 22 of UConn's 23 games... Saw 2,031 minutes of action... Part of a defense that recorded 12 shutouts on the year... Named the American Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 16) after leading a UConn defense that gave up only three shots on goal and one goal in two games combined against Washington (Sept. 10) and Bradley (Sept. 14).

AS A JUNIOR (2012): Played in 20 games for the Huskies starting 16...Totaled 1489 minutes of playing time on the season...Was a crucial part of the Husky defense that tallied 12 shut outs...had 2 shots against Washington (Sept. 7).

AS A SOPHOMORE (2011): Started all 25 games, playing every minute... Helped anchor a defense that set a Connecticut record with 16 shutouts.

PRIOR TO UCONN: Mercado most recently competed with Mt. San Antonio Junior College in Walnut, Calif... Mercado led the Mounties to the 2010 State JUCO Championship and a 19-1-4 overall record... Mt. SAC ended the 2010 season ranked No. 3 in the final NSCAA Performance Subaru Junior College National Rankings... He went on to be named First Team All-South Coast Conference... Mercado also competed with the U.S. Development Academy for two years prior to attending Mt. SAC... He attended Canyon Springs High in Moreno Valley, Calif.

Personal: A sociology major... Born Oct. 28, 1991