As A Sophomore (2014-15 Highlights): Competed in seven dual meets ... Member of the American Athletic Conference championship team ... Recorded three medal finishes during the dual meet season ... Made the ECU Dean's List during the 2014 fall and 2015 spring semester.
As A Freshman (2013-14): Member of the Pirates' Conference USA Invitational roster ... Competed in eight dual meets ... Recorded five third-place finishes ... Made the ECU Chancellor's List during the 2014 spring semester.
High School/Club: Attended Fred T. Foard High School ... 2013 North Carolina High School 3A 500 freestyle champion ... Twice named Northwestern 3A/4A Conference Swimmer-of-the-Year ... Conference champion in the 100 and 200 freestyle as a senior and the 100 butterfly and 100 breaststroke as a junior... Three-time high school state championship finalist ... Swam for YMCA Seahorse Swim Team under coaches Jon Jolley and Rachael LeClair ... YMCA Short Course National Qualifier in seven events ... Seven-time YMCA National Championship finalist ... Posted four top-12 finishes at YMCA National Championships ... Three-time USA Junior National Qualifier ... Six-time NCSA (National Club Swimming Association) Junior National Qualifier ... Eight-time Speedo Sectional Qualifier.
Personal: A double major in exercise sports science and sociology ... Son of Richard Pierce and Terri Jones ... Has an older brother, Andrew Pierce, is a professional soccer player and cross country skier.
|Event||Time||Year||Meet||In The ECU Record Books|
|200 Freestyle||1:41.18||2015||American Athletic Conference Championship|
|500 Freestyle||4:36.95||2014||C-USA Invitational|
|1000 Freestyle||9:42.70||2014||C-USA Invitational|
|1650 Freestyle||16:05.16||2014||C-USA Invitational|
|200 IM||1:53.87||2015||American Athletic Conference Championship|