Julia Pierson

#12 Julia Pierson

POS. OH/MB/OPP
HT. 6-0
YR. Jr.
HOMETOWN Rowlett, Texas
PREV. SCHOOL Wylie East HS

HONORS
2017-18 OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll (3.25+ GPA)
2017 Tiger Invitational All-Tournament 
2017 Preseason All-OVC Team 
2016-17 OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll (3.25+ GPA)

As a Sophomore, 2017 season: Missed 11 matches due to injury... Started 17 of 19 matches played... Led TSU in kills per set (2.95)... Third on the team in kills (215), posting a career-high 21 against Morehead (9/23), and against versus TN Tech (11/10)... Second on the team in double-doubles (3)... Earned a spot on the Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll (3.25+ GPA). 

As a Freshman, 2016 season: Played in all 33 matches starting 30...Was second on the team in kills with (275)...Had career high with 14 kills in two matches against Alabama State (8/27) and Chattanooga (9/17)...Led the team in total blocks with (90)...Posted a career high of 9 blocks against Morehead State on (11/11)...Recorded double-digit kills in 10 contest...Had a hitting percentage of (.254)... Earned a spot on the OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll (3.25+ GPA).

At Wylie East HS: Four-year letterwinner for the volleyball team at Wylie East High School... Helped lead her team to the Bi-District Playoffs four years in a row... Named Newcomer of the Year as a freshman... Earned First Team All-District as a sophomore and junior and received Academic All-District honors her junior year.... Named Offensive MVP as a sophomore and junior.... Academic All-District honoree as a junior and senior... Served as captain of her high school and club team, Blocksport VBC, for the last three years... Involved as a leader in her high school’s mentoring programs.

Personal
Major: Psychology
Daughter of: Christopher and Stephanie Pierson
Birthday: Dec. 26