Girls Varsity Soccer · Forney Soccer Player of the Week – Tatum Mercer


Tatum Mercer- Varsity – Junior

When did you start playing soccer?
I started playing soccer when I was 4 years old.

What is your favorite quote?

My favorite quote is, “Nothing is impossible, the word itself says I’m Possible.” -Audrey Hepburn

Who do you look up to?
I look up to my parents because they have shown me that hard work really does pay off and to persevere when things get tough.
What college do you want to go to? career path ?
I would love to attend TCU to continue my education. My career path would be education.
What’s the coolest thing you have ever done?
The coolest thing I have ever done is getting to work with my second graders for my practicum class. It may not seem like the coolest thing to everyone but to me seeing them learn and grow is an amazing thing.
What is your favorite part of high school soccer?
My favorite part of high school soccer is the pure joy in celebrating big wins with my teammates, nothing can beat that.
What’s the best advice you have received?
The best advice I have ever received is to continue working no matter how hard things get.
Tell me about a community service event that impacted you.
A community service even that really impacted me was when I got to work with the angel league baseball team. Getting to see those kids laugh and have fun on a team like that was one of the sweetest things I’ve ever been a part of.