Cal: Looking to have a strong season with the Bears.
Cross Country: In 2006, finished 19th at the San Francisco State Invitational with a time of 24:38...competed in three of the six competitions.
Track: In 2007, PRed in the 800-meter (2:04.78, fifth all-time at Cal) at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational and 1500-meter (4:27.88) at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational...in 2006, NCAA provisional qualifier with her 2:07.37 time in the 800...ran the best 1500 of the year for any Cal runner at the Hornet Invitational with a time of 4:32.52.
High School: Two-time Gatorade Track and Field Athlete of the Year for North Carolina...2003 and 2004 high school All-American at Forsyth Country Day...claimed the 2004 and 2005 state titles in the 200-meter, 400-meter and 800.
Personal: Born in Winston Salem, N.C....parents are Doug and Lezlie Pierce...undeclared major.