Trisha Pierson
Trisha Pierson
Height: 6-0
Year: Jr
Hometown: East Hanover, N.J.
High School: Hanover Park
Position: Thrower
Major: Accounting/Economics

Indoor Season

2014: NE-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll fall semester. Athletic Director's Honor Roll fall semester.

NE-10 Commisioner's Honor Roll both semesters
Athletic Director’s Honor Roll both semesters

2012-13:  NE-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll both semesters. Athletic Director's Honor Roll both semesters. Participated in six meets in the shot put event for Stonehill during the 2012-13 indoor season. Opened the season with an 8th place finish (31-07.25) at the Reggie Poyau Invitational (12/7/12). Registered a 32-01.50 feet throw at the URI Sorlien Invitational (12/19/12). Measured in at a personal-record distance of 33-08.75 at the Joe Donahue Games (1/25/13). Recorded a 31-05.25 feet throw at the URI Coaches Meet (2/2/13). Placed 11th with a throw of 32-03.00 at the NE-10 Championships (2/16/13).

Outdoor Season

2015: Northeast-10 Academic All-Conference. NE-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll spring semester

2013: All-New Englands (Discus Throw), All-Conference (Discus Throw). Threw in the discus event in each meet during the year. Finished 14th at Duke Invitational (4/5-6) with a throw of 121-01.00. Placed sixth at UMass Invitational (4/13) by throwing 126-4.00. Saw continued success throughout the remainder of the season, with top-5 finishes at the Holy Cross Invitational (113-10.00, 4/20), Skyhawk Invitational (115-07.00, 4/26), and Northeast-10 Championships (128-04.00, 5/3-4). The throw of 128-04.00 at the Conference Championships was a personal best.  Finished 16th at New England Championships (5/11) with a throw of 117-06.00. Participated in shot put at the first meet of the season (Bridgewater State Bears Invitational, 3/23) with a throw of 30-05.05.

High School: 2012 graduate of Hanover Park High School. Lettered in track & field. 2011 winter season Team MVP. 2012 State Sectional Champion in discus. Served as a team captain senior year. 2012 nominee for Morris County's Student Athlete award.

Personal: Born on August 5, 1994 in Livingston, New Jersey. Daughter of Glenn and Maureen. Has one sister, Kelly (12). Her hobbies are to "Eat. Sleep. Throw." Favorite sport team is the New York Giants. Double-majoring in Accounting & Economics. Earned Saint Thomas Aquinas Medal for having the highest cumulative grade point average on the team for the last two years.

Shot Put
UMass Boston Invitational (12/6/14) - School Record
Shot Put 37-11.25 UMass Invitational (4/11/15)
Discus 131-11 Holy Cross Invitational (4/19/14)