Event: Saber
Height: 5'7"
Weight: 150 lbs
Education: Bachelor's degree from Ohio State University (2016), graduate of Wayne Hills High School
Club: Bergen Fencing Club
Coach: Oleg Stetsiv
Family: Daughter of Bassam and Blana Merza, younger sister Sarah Merza is also a saber fencer
Hobbies: Reading, music, outdoor sports and forensic science
People would be surprised to know that... I have a big interest in learning different languages.
Current U.S. Ranking: 14
Current World Ranking: 246

World University Games Teams: 2015
Junior World Championship Teams: 2011, 2010
Cadet World Championship Teams: 2010, 2009, 2008
Youth Olympic Teams: 2010 (Silver)

Personal: A silver medalist at the first ever Youth Olympic Games, Merza was introduced to the sport by her father and says she is motivated by her love of fencing and the challenge of the sport. Merza says she is motivated by setting high goals and working hard to achieve them as well as the support of her family.