Harrison Pierce

  • Harrison
  • Pierce

  • Event
    Sprint Freestyle/Butterfly/Backstroke
  • Class
    Senior
  • Hometown
    Virginia Beach, Va.
Event2014-20152015-20162016-20172017-2018Career
100 Back50.66 (11th Place)
Christiansburg, VA
Feb 7, 2015
49.91 (36th Place)
ACC Championships
Feb 27, 2016
49.91 (36th Place)
ACC Championships
Feb 27, 2016
100 Fly47.82 (20th Place)
ACC Championships (Men's)
Feb 25, 2015
48.02 (19th Place)
ACC Championships
Feb 27, 2016
47.24 (13th Place)
Men's ACC Championship
Mar 2, 2017
48.15 (5th Place)
West Lafayette, Ind.
Nov 18, 2017
47.24 (13th Place)
Men's ACC Championship
Mar 2, 2017
100 Free44.79 (34th Place)
ACC Championships (Men's)
Feb 25, 2015
44.64 (33rd Place)
ACC Championships
Feb 27, 2016
44.09 (26th Place)
Men's ACC Championship
Mar 2, 2017
44.65 (14th Place)
West Lafayette, Ind.
Nov 18, 2017
44.09 (26th Place)
Men's ACC Championship
Mar 2, 2017
200 Free1:43.00 (21st Place)
Knoxville, TN
Nov 22, 2015
1:41.15 (2nd Place)
Christiansburg, Va.
Oct 20, 2017
1:41.15 (2nd Place)
Christiansburg, Va.
Oct 20, 2017
200 Free Relay1:20.79 (3rd Place)
Christiansburg, Va.
Nov 22, 2014
1:22.03 (1st Place)
Christiansburg, Va.
Jan 21, 2017
1:20.45 (1st Place)
Cincinnati, OH
Jan 19, 2018
1:20.45 (1st Place)
Cincinnati, OH
Jan 19, 2018
200 Free Relay Lead Off21.07
Christiansburg, Va.
Nov 22, 2014
21.84
Christiansburg, Va.
Oct 30, 2015
20.85
Ft. Myers, Fla.
Oct 8, 2016
20.85
Ft. Myers, Fla.
Oct 8, 2016
200 Medley Relay1:32.25 (9th Place)
Knoxville, TN
Nov 22, 2015
1:32.25 (9th Place)
Knoxville, TN
Nov 22, 2015
400 Free Relay3:04.44 (3rd Place)
Charlottesville, VA
Jan 17, 2015
2:54.62 (5th Place)
ACC Championships
Feb 27, 2016
2:56.94 (1st Place)
Christiansburg, VA
Feb 5, 2017
2:59.36
Chapel Hill, N.C.
Nov 4, 2017
2:54.62 (5th Place)
ACC Championships
Feb 27, 2016
400 Free Relay Lead Off46.16
Christiansburg, Va.
Nov 22, 2014
47.64
University Park, Pa.
Oct 16, 2015
45.79
Pittsburgh, PA
Nov 5, 2016
45.79
Pittsburgh, PA
Nov 5, 2016
400 Medley Relay3:24.25 (5th Place)
Chapel Hill, NC
Oct 25, 2014
3:09.11 (24th Place)
Men's NCAA Championships
Mar 25, 2017
3:09.11 (24th Place)
Men's NCAA Championships
Mar 25, 2017
50 Free20.47 (42nd Place)
ACC Championships (Men's)
Feb 25, 2015
21.53
Lexington, Ky.
Jan 9, 2016
20.13 (22nd Place)
Men's ACC Championship
Mar 2, 2017
20.05 (9th Place)
West Lafayette, Ind.
Nov 18, 2017
20.05 (9th Place)
West Lafayette, Ind.
Nov 18, 2017
800 Free Relay6:51.52 (5th Place)
Lexington, Ky.
Jan 9, 2016
6:29.10 (24th Place)
Men's NCAA Championships
Mar 25, 2017
6:29.10 (24th Place)
Men's NCAA Championships
Mar 25, 2017

Updated: September 14, 2017

2016-17

NCAA
24. 800 Free Relay (6:29.10)

ACC
4. 200 Medley Relay (1:25.05)
6. 200 Free Relay (1:18.69)
10. 400 Free Relay (2:56.26)
13. 100 Fly (47.24)
23. 50 Free (20.16)

Qualified for the NCAA Championship in the 200 medley relay and the 400 medley relay … Competed in seven events at the ACC Championship … Helped the 800 free relay register a season-best time of 6:29.10 … Swam the final leg of the 400 medley relay that swam a 3:09.11, a season-best, at NCAAs … Finished 13th overall in the 100 fly with a career-best time of 47.24 at ACCs … Swam a 20:13 in the prelims of the 50 free at the conference meet … Led off the 400 free relay with a PR time of 45.79.

2015-16: ACC Academic Honor Roll … Swam a 3:07.79 in the 400 freestyle relay against UMBC and Gardner-Webb … Part of the relay team that placed fourth with a 1:34.11 against Virginia Tech and Pitt … Finished third in the 400 freestyle relay with a 3:06.16 against Virginia and Towson … Earned 50 points for the H2Okies in the 400 freestyle relay in the ACC Championships with a 2:54.62.

ACC
22. 100 butterfly (48.31)

ACC Academic Honor Roll … Swam a 3:07.79 in the 400 freestyle relay against UMBC and Gardner-Webb … Part of the relay team that placed fourth with a 1:34.11 against Virginia Tech and Pitt … Finished third in the 400 freestyle relay with a 3:06.16 against Virginia and Towson … Earned 50 points for the H2Okies in the 400 freestyle relay in the ACC Championships with a 2:54.62.

2014-15:
ACCs:
23rd - 100 fly (48.37)

At his first ACC Championships, earned Tech two team points with a 23rd-place finish in the 100 fly … Earned a fourth-place finish in the 100 fly and a fifth-place finish in the 50 free at No. 21 Virginia … Against Kentucky, took fifth in the 100 back and the 100 fly and helped the 400 medley relay team take second … Swam the leadoff leg of the 200 free relay team to finish third at the H20kie Fall Invitational … At Duke, took fifth in the 100 back and helped the 400 free relay team finish third … At the Virginia Tech Swimming & Diving Challenge, finished eighth in the 50 free, helped the 200 free relay team finish third and the 400 medley relay team finish second.

Prior to Virginia Tech: A four-year letter winner at Princess Anne High School under Jay Smith … Member of the National Record Relay … District, regional, and state champion in 50 and 100 free, as well as 100 fly … Named Virginia Athletic Council Male Swimmer of the Year in 2014 … Winner of the United States Army Reserve National Scholar-Athlete Award … Member of the National Honor Society and the Science National Honor Society … Two-time Academic All-American.

Personal: Harrison James Pierce was born on February 3, 1996 … Son of Lynda and Jamie Pierce … Has one sister, Savannah Pierce ... Majoring in University Studies.