Sarah Pierce
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Sarah  Pierce

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Unionville, TN

High School:
Community

Height:
5-7

Position:
G

2016-17 (Freshman):
- Suffered season-ending knee injury in second game of the season against Colorado.
- Led all Mountain West freshmen in scoring (11.0 ppg) at time of injury.
- Scored 14 points and had 7 rebounds at Colorado. Hit four three’s.

BEFORE AIR FORCE:

HIGH SCHOOL:  Owns Community High School scoring record with 2,080 career points…also has school single-game scoring record with 46 points…Tennessee State Writers Association All-State in 2015 and 2016…TSSAA All-State in 2016…All-District and All-Tournament in 2013…District 9-A Season and Tournament MVP in 2014, 2015 and 2016…led Community to first-ever sub-state appearance in 2014 and led team to first state tournament appearance and state final four appearance in 2015…also is a two-time all-district softball player, earning district defensive MVP in 2016…Academic honors: Salutatorian, Highest Average award in Alegbra I, II, Geometry, Biology I, Spanish I, English I and II, Economics and Government; Community Scholar Athlete Award; U.S. Army Scholar Athlete Award…high school basketball coach was Allison Martin…played AAU ball for the Tennessee Team Pride, coached by Chris Brown.


PERSONAL: Member of cadet squadron 11...daughter of Adam and Lisa Pierce…has three older siblings…decided to attend the Academy because she just knew it was where she wanted to be upon her official recruiting visit…hobbies are any sport, laser tag, fishing and writing…began playing basketball at age six…credits her older brothers and high school coach, Allison Martin, as having the biggest influence on her sports career…pregame superstitions are to find a penny on heads before every game and put it her sock; she has a sticker that her high school coach’s daughter gave her that she has on her ankle brace and before every game, she eats a Nerds rope…dream vacation spot is Paris…favorite role model is Sadie Robertson…something most people don’t know about her is that she has a lucky bobby pin that she always has on her…notable thing about her home down is that her high school mascot is a Viking and the girls teams are the Viqueens, a word invented by the athletes at Community…enjoys listening to Taylor Swift…favorite TV show is The Walking Dead…favorite movie is The Shawshank Redemption…favorite class subject is economics…favorite player is LeBron James…favorite team is North Carolina.

Years GP-GS Min/PG FG-A Pct 3P-3PA Pct FT-FTA Pct Reb./Avg. AST BK STL PTS/Avg.
2016-17 2-2 54/27.0 7-23 .304 5-13 .385 3-4 .750 10/5.0 2 0 0 22/11.0

 

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