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2015: Member of the 2015 NCATA Runner-Up team … helped the Ducks finish 7-4 … UO reached the NCATA Championship Meet for the fifth-straight year … letter winner.
2014: Member of the 2014 NCATA National Championship team … event national champion in acro five-element, pyramid heat three and toss heat three … helped UO post a 12-1 overall record and win a fourth consecutive national title … letter winner.
2013: Member of 2013 NCATA National Championship team … event national champion in 5-element acro and heat two pyramid.
2012: Member of 2012 NCATA National Championship team...event national champion in heat three pyramid.
High School: Earned two letters in competitive cheer … earned All-America honors in 2008 … cheered for Team USA in London in 2007 … former gymnast and dancer … also played soccer and basketball.
Personal: Full name is Miranda Lea Merkison … born in Decatur, Ga. … parents are Anthony Merkison and Darlene Merkison … has three siblings: one older brother (Adam), one younger brother (Aaron) and one younger sister (Addyson).