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Briar Pierce
2011-12 Men's Track & Field
HT.
5'8"
YR.
So.
HOMETOWN
Crossville, Tenn.
PREVIOUS SCHOOL
Stone Memorial HS
Briar Pierce

2011-12: Concentrated in the hurdles during his sophomore year, setting personal bests in the 55m hurdles (8.54), 60m hurdles (8.82), 110m hurdles (15.40) and 400m hurdles (59.71)... earned his first top 10 performance at the Atlantic Sun Indoor Championships, making the finals of the 60m hurdles and finishing sixth (Feb. 17-18)... clocked in seventh during the outdoor season at the Tennessee Challenge (April 7), before making the finals in the same event and taking seventh two weeks later at the A-Sun Outdoor Championships (April 20-21)... earned A-Sun All-Academic honors.

2010-11: Established collegiate bests in many events as a decathlete, including the 100m (12.24), 200m (25.18), 400m (56.03), 1500m (5:14.00), 60m hurdles (9.09), 110m hurdles (16.05), high jump (1.56m), pole vault (2.45m), long jump (5.19m), shot put (7.34m), discus (19.06m) and decathlon (3,960)... made his ETSU debut at the Appalchian Indoor Invite (Dec. 3-4)... earned his first top 10 finish at the A-Sun Indoor Championships, taking 10th in the 60m hurdles (Feb. 18-19)... competed in the decathlon at the A-Sun Outdoor Championships, taking eighth (April 15-16)... ended the season 11th in the 110m hurdles at the Charlotte Invitational (April 23)... earned A-Sun All-Academic honors.

Personal: Born Dec. 4, 1991... son of Walter and Julianne Pierce... majoring in geography.