Desmond Pierce
2012-13 Men's Track & Field
Morristown, Tenn.
Morristown West HS
Mass Communications
Desmond Pierce

2011-12: Posted personal bests in the 500m (1:06.38), 800m (1:54.89), 1000m (2:35.45) and mile run (4:32.97)… earned seven top five finishes… took fourth place in the mile and fifth place in the 800m in his first collegiate event at the Appalachian Indoor (Dec. 3-4)… won his first collegiate event in the Atlantic Sun Championships (Feb. 18-19), taking the gold with his personal best time in the 800m… was part of ETSU’s 4000m DMR and 4x400m relay teams which each took third place in the A-Sun Championships... set new personal bests in the 800m (1:52.53) and 1500m (4:06.18) during the outdoor season... combined for seven top five performances, including a fourth place finish in the 800m and a gold medal performance in the 4x400m relay in the Atlantic Sun Championships (April 15-16)… earned his new personal mark in the 800m with a second place finish at the Charlotte Invitational (April 23).

Prior to ETSU: Was a four-year track and field letterwinner at Morristown West High School under coach Raymond Farmer… also earned three letters in cross country with Farmer.

Personal: Born May 28, 1992... son of Johnny and Cindy Jones... majoring in sport management.