In three tournaments Merritt garnered a tie for first and a third place finish. At the District VII Shootout in Las Vegas tied for first place before losing in a playoff (69-62-70 201, -12). His tournament was highlighted by his 9-under par, 62 in the second round, tying Chris Clark’s record set in 1988. Merritt also helped led the Broncos to a second place finish at the shootout.
In the Santa Clara Invitational Merritt captured third place with his 214 (-2) for the tournament and helped
Merritt is the second consecutive Bronco to win WAC Golfer of the Month; Nick Travers captured the honor in September.