Alex Pierce
Alex Pierce

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hendersonville, Tenn.

High School:
Hendersonville

Event:
IM/Back


11/13/2011

Spartan Men and Women Top GVSU

Both teams defeated the Lakers on Friday night at Jenison High School.

11/07/2011

Women Swimming and Diving Fall to Illinois 154.5-145.5

Illinois narrowly defeated the Spartans in the final medley race to pull out the victory.

Freshman Season: Posted the season's second-fastest time in the 200 individual medley (2:07.60) and third-fastest time in the 100 backstroke (58.32) ... Swam a 2:07.60 in the 200 individual medley and a 2:25.76 in the 200 breaststroke at the TYR Invitational ... Swam season-best times at Big Ten Championships in the 100 butterfly (57.77) and 100 backstroke (58.32).

High School: Earned All-America honors all four years for coach Norman Tripp at Hendersonville High School ... Named county swimmer of the year and team MVP as a senior ... National qualifier as a junior and senior in the 100 backstroke and 200 individual medley ... Named team captain as a senior ... Swam for the Nashville Aquatic Club.

Personal: Born March 26, 1991 ... Daughter of Rebecca Pierce ... Majoring in pre-med.