MU Lacrosse (W) BIO

2015 (Junior):

  • First Team All-MAAC selection on Attack
  • Started all 18 games 
  • Offensive player of the week (4/16)
  • Led team in overall points (50), assists (19), ground balls (38), and draw controls (53)
  • Finished second in goals (31) and third in free position goals (7) and caused turnovers (20)
  • Registered five three-goal performances against Niagara (3/24), Quinnipiac (4/1), Siena (4/4), Manhattan (4/8) & Marist (4/11)
  • Recorded six points, seven ground balls, & six draw controls in 12-6 victory over Manhattan

2014 (Sophomore): Appeared in 13 games for the Hawks, starting seven... Finished the season with two goals and three assists for a total of 5 points... Recorded 16 draw controls, six of them in the first game of the season against Fresno State (2/16)... Had 15 ground balls on the season, and also finished the year with five caused turnovers.

2013 (Freshman): Played in 17 games as a freshman, starting 15… Named 2013 Northeast Conference Rookie of the Year… Member of 2013 NEC All-Rookie Team… Selected to 2013 NEC All-Tournament Team… Earned NEC Player of the Week honors for the week of 3/18 and conference Rookie of the Week honors twice, both on 3/18 and 4/8… Led the NEC with four game-winning goals... Second on the team in goals with 31 and third in draw controls with 34… Had four draw controls in collegiate debut against Fairfield (2/16)… Scored first two career goals against Rutgers (3/2)… Picked up three goals, four ground balls, and two draw controls against Siena (3/9)… Tallied four goals, an assist, three ground balls, four draw controls, and two caused turnovers as well as scored the game-tying goal with 1:47 remaining in regulation and the game-winning goal in overtime against St. Joe’s (3/13)… Turned in a three goal performance against Canisius (3/19)… Had four goals and three ground balls in victory over LIU Brooklyn (3/22)… Notched a pair of goals along with four ground balls and three draw controls in beating Mount St. Mary’s on 3/29… On road trip to Pennsylvania to take on Robert Morris (4/5) and St. Francis (4/7), totaled seven goals, four ground balls, six draw controls, and five caused turnovers… Finished on three goals in NEC Tournament Championship victory over Bryant (4/28)… Tallied two goals, three ground balls and three draw controls in NCAA Tournament game at Navy (5/10).

High School: Played four seasons under coach Kaitlyn Katenese at St. John's Catholic Prep High School... Led her area in goals as a junior and senior with 106 and 56 goals, respectively... Also recorded 21 assists as a senior... First Team All-Prederick News Post and First team All-Gazette as a junior and senior... Helped lead the Vikings to a pair of Interscholastic Athletic Association championships in 2009 and 2010... Earned IAAM All-Star honors in 2009 and 2011... Was a four-year member of the Vikings' soccer and basketball teams.

Personal: Daughter of Kurt and Maria Pierce... Major is Marketing.

2013 17 15 31 2 33 50 28 34 11
2014 13 7 2 3 5 14 15 16 5
2015 18 18 31 19 50 67 38 53 20
TOTAL 48 52 64 24 88 131 81 103 36