Travis Merry played basketball from 1990-1994. He finished his Shawnee State career with 1,117 points. Merry also graduated as Shawnee State's career record holder in both assists (579) and steals (177). He also set the record for most assists in a season (205 in 1993-1994) and most assists in a game (15). Merry was selected as an NAIA Scholar-Athlete in 1994. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2001.