59 - Nick Merlina
Nick Merlina
Height: 6-0
Weight: 225
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Carmel, Ind.
High School: Geurin Catholic
Position: DL
gp -
tk 0
sac -
int -
ffum -

2013: Did not see varsity action.

Personal:  Communications major...born 7/5/94...son of (former Butler football player) Dominic and Rebecca Merlina...High School:  Four-year varsity starter at Geurin Catholic High School...earned All-State honors in 2012 and Junior All-State recognition in 2011...team captain as a senior...four-year defensive captain...team Most Valuable Player in 2012...recorded 499 career tackles...set school game, season and career records for most solo tackles, most tackle assists, most quarterback sacks and most tackles for loss...named to the Academic All-State Team...earned four varsity football letters...member of the basketball and track teams at Geurin Catholic...High School Coach:  Andy Kremer.

Recent Games
Oct 19 Drake W, 24-14
Oct 26 at San Diego L, 42-14
Nov 2 at Dayton W, 33-30
Nov 9 Valparaiso W, 72-12
Nov 16 at Morehead State W, 58-27
Nov 30 Tennessee State L, 31-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Solo tackles - -
Assists - -
Tackles 0 0
Tackles per game - -
Sacks - -
Sack yards - -
Interceptions - -
Returned for touchdown - -
Fumble recoveries - -
Fumble return TDs - -
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Aug 31 at South Dakota St. L, 55-14 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 Wittenberg W, 49-24 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Franklin W, 31-28 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Dartmouth L, 30-23 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 at Jacksonville W, 45-27 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 Stetson W, 35-15 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 Campbell W, 35-14 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 Drake W, 24-14 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 at San Diego L, 42-14 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Dayton W, 33-30 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 Valparaiso W, 72-12 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Morehead State W, 58-27 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 30 Tennessee State L, 31-0 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Aug 31 at South Dakota St. L, 55-14 - - - - - - -
Sep 7 Wittenberg W, 49-24 - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Franklin W, 31-28 - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Dartmouth L, 30-23 - - - - - - -
Sep 28 at Jacksonville W, 45-27 - - - - - - -
Oct 5 Stetson W, 35-15 - - - - - - -
Oct 12 Campbell W, 35-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 19 Drake W, 24-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 26 at San Diego L, 42-14 - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Dayton W, 33-30 - - - - - - -
Nov 9 Valparaiso W, 72-12 - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Morehead State W, 58-27 - - - - - - -
Nov 30 Tennessee State L, 31-0 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Aug 31 at South Dakota St. L, 55-14 - - - - - - -
Sep 7 Wittenberg W, 49-24 - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Franklin W, 31-28 - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Dartmouth L, 30-23 - - - - - - -
Sep 28 at Jacksonville W, 45-27 - - - - - - -
Oct 5 Stetson W, 35-15 - - - - - - -
Oct 12 Campbell W, 35-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 19 Drake W, 24-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 26 at San Diego L, 42-14 - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Dayton W, 33-30 - - - - - - -
Nov 9 Valparaiso W, 72-12 - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Morehead State W, 58-27 - - - - - - -
Nov 30 Tennessee State L, 31-0 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Aug 31 at South Dakota St. L, 55-14 - - - - - -
Sep 7 Wittenberg W, 49-24 - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Franklin W, 31-28 - - - - - -
Sep 21 Dartmouth L, 30-23 - - - - - -
Sep 28 at Jacksonville W, 45-27 - - - - - -
Oct 5 Stetson W, 35-15 - - - - - -
Oct 12 Campbell W, 35-14 - - - - - -
Oct 19 Drake W, 24-14 - - - - - -
Oct 26 at San Diego L, 42-14 - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Dayton W, 33-30 - - - - - -
Nov 9 Valparaiso W, 72-12 - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Morehead State W, 58-27 - - - - - -
Nov 30 Tennessee State L, 31-0 - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Aug 31 at South Dakota St. L, 55-14 - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 Wittenberg W, 49-24 - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Franklin W, 31-28 - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Dartmouth L, 30-23 - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 at Jacksonville W, 45-27 - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 Stetson W, 35-15 - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 Campbell W, 35-14 - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 Drake W, 24-14 - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 at San Diego L, 42-14 - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Dayton W, 33-30 - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 Valparaiso W, 72-12 - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Morehead State W, 58-27 - - - - - - - -
Nov 30 Tennessee State L, 31-0 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Aug 31 at South Dakota St. L, 55-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 Wittenberg W, 49-24 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Franklin W, 31-28 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Dartmouth L, 30-23 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 at Jacksonville W, 45-27 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 Stetson W, 35-15 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 Campbell W, 35-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 Drake W, 24-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 at San Diego L, 42-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Dayton W, 33-30 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 Valparaiso W, 72-12 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Morehead State W, 58-27 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 30 Tennessee State L, 31-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Aug 31 at South Dakota St. L, 55-14 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 Wittenberg W, 49-24 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Franklin W, 31-28 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Dartmouth L, 30-23 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 at Jacksonville W, 45-27 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 Stetson W, 35-15 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 Campbell W, 35-14 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 Drake W, 24-14 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 at San Diego L, 42-14 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Dayton W, 33-30 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 Valparaiso W, 72-12 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Morehead State W, 58-27 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 30 Tennessee State L, 31-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -

August - - - - - - - - - -
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
December - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - -

August - - - - - - - - -
September - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - -
December - - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -

Home - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -

Wins - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - -

August - - - - - - - -
September - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - -
December - - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total - - - - - - - - 0
Conference - - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0

Home - - - - - - - - 0
Away - - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0

Wins - - - - - - - - 0
Losses - - - - - - - - 0

August - - - - - - - - 0
September - - - - - - - - 0
October - - - - - - - - 0
November - - - - - - - - 0
December - - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - -

August - - - - - - - - -
September - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - -
December - - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -

August - - - - - - - - - -
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
December - - - - - - - - - -
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Home - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Away - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Wins - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

August - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
September - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
November - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
December - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -