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Laura Pierce

Cross Country/Distance
Position
Freshman
Class
Ogdensburg, N.Y.
Hometown
Lisbon Central
High School

2015 Cross Country
• Placed 43rd at Virginia/Panorama Farms Invitational
• Finished 100th at ACC Championships

2015 OUTDOOR
• Had season-best times of 4:50.25 in the 1500m and 37:10.00 in the 10000m
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2015 INDOOR
• Season-best times of 5:00.41 in the mile, 10:08.41 in the 3000m and 17:17.24 in the 5000m

2014 CROSS COUNTRY
• Finished 16th at the Virginia/Panorama Farms Invitational
• Finished 48th at the ACC Championships
• Finished 79th at the NCAA Southeast Regional
• Also competed at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational

BACKGROUND
• 3000m state champion
• 23-time all-conference in cross country and track
• Holds three conference records

PERSONAL
• Daughter of Paul and Susan Pierce
• Has four older siblings
• All four siblings have also competed in cross country/track and field in college: Jonathan (Stanford), Cary (Grove City), Emily (Grove City), Matthew (Dartmouth)

PR’s Outdoor Indoor
1500m 4:50.25
Mile 5:00.41
3000m 10:08.41
5000m 17:17.24
10000m 37:10.00