Desmond Pierce
2013-14 Men's Track & Field
HT.
5'8"
YR.
Sr.
HOMETOWN
Morristown, Tenn.
PREVIOUS SCHOOL
Morristown West HS
MAJOR
Mass Communications
Desmond Pierce

2013-14 Track & Field: Competed in five indoor meets and five outdoor meets ... finished first in the distance medley relay at the A-Sun Indoor Championships with a 10:07.91 time ... also notched third-place finishes in the 4x4 (3:20.39) and 800M (1:55.84) at the league indoor championships ... continued success in relay events during the outdoor season, highlighted by the event title in the 4x4 at the University of Tennessee Challenge with a 3:17.65 time.

2013 Cross Country: Competed in six meets ... placed 17th overall at the A-Sun Championships with a 26:01.1 time ... finished 61st out of 170-plus runners at the NCAA South Regionals with a time of 31:33.8.

2012-13 Track & Field: Competed in five indoor meets and seven outdoor meets ... had a successful A-Sun Indoor Championship with a second-place finish in the distance medley relay (10:09.06) and a third-place standing in the 4x4 (3:19.51) ... continued success in relay events during the outdoor season and also finished ninth overall in the 800M (1:55.76) at the A-Sun Outdoor Championships.

2012 Cross Country: Competed in four meets ... placed 18th overall at the A-Sun Championships with a time of 25:47.4.

2011-12 Track & Field: 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.

WSOC Radford Johnson City, Tenn.
Aug 22, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MSOC ETSU Blacksburg, Va.
Aug 23, 7:00 p.m. Virginia Tech (Exh.)
WSOC ETSU Cookeville, Tenn.
Aug 24, 1:00 p.m. Tennessee Tech
WSOC Appalachian St. Johnson City, Tenn.
Aug 28, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MSOC ETSU Richmond, Va.
Aug 29, 7:00 p.m. William & Mary
MCC Covered Bridge Open Boone, N.C.
Aug 29
WCC Covered Bridge Open Boone, N.C.
Aug 29
VB ETSU Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 29, 9:00 a.m. Morgan State University
VB ETSU Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 29, 5:00 p.m. California State University, Sacramento
VB ETSU Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 30, 12:00 p.m. UNC Charlotte
WSOC Campbell Johnson City, Tenn.
Aug 31, 1:00 p.m. ETSU
MSOC ETSU Richmond, Va.
Aug 31, 3:30 p.m. VCU
WSOC South Carolina St. Johnson City. Tenn.
Sep 2, 6:00 p.m. ETSU
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 5, 3:00 p.m. The College of William and Mary
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 5, 7:00 p.m. George Mason University
WSOC Alabama A&M Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 5, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 6, 12:00 p.m. University of Maryland