Amber Pierson
Amber Pierson
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Prince Georges, Va.

High School:
Prince Georges

Height:
5-11

Position:
Sprints/Jumps

05/25/2013

Thundering Herd Wraps up NCAA East Prelims

Jules and Walker advance to NCAA Championships in Eugene, Ore.

05/24/2013

Day Two Concludes at NCAA East Prelims

Jules claims 17th in high jump, 47th in 100m hurdles

05/22/2013

Herd Sends Eight to NCAA Prelims

Competition begins Thursday at 5:30 p.m.

04/20/2013

Dyer Wins Triple Jump at Heart of the Bluegrass

Bange places third in the 100 meter hurdles

04/17/2013

National Rankings, School Records Push Track and Field

The Word on the Herd-April 17, 2013

04/11/2012

Marshall 106, Ohio 82

The Thundering Herd track and field team defeated Ohio University in a border battle at the Ohio Women's Team Challenge in Athens.

2013 3rd Team All-Conference USA - Outdoor 4x400 Relay

School Record Holder in the Outdoor 4x400 Relay (3:37.58)

2012-13 Indoor: Finished fifth in the 400 meters at the C-USA Championships in a personal best time of 56.07... Ran Marshall's four best times in the 400 meters...Ran a top time of 3:48.65 in the 4x400 meter relay at the Rod McCravy Memorial and finished sixth... Finished second in the long jump at the Oiler Open.

2012-13 Outdoor: Set the school record in the 4x400 meter relay with a time of 3:37.58 and earned third team all-conference with a third place finish at the C-USA Championships... Finished eighth at the C-USA Championships in the long jump with a leap of 5.85 meters...Ran a personal best of 25.15 in the 200 meters at the FSU Relays... Finished with a team and personal best time of 55.60 in the 400 meters... Placed second at the Hilltopper Relays in the 4x100 meter relay... Placed first at the ohio Team Challenge in the 4x100 meter relay

2011-12 Indoor:Posted 10 top-15 performances... Started the season with a 1st place finish in the 400m at the Oiler Opener... Set a personal best in the 600m at the Gladstein Invitational... Set a personal best in the long jump at the C-USA Indoor Championships with a leap of 5.59m that was good enough for 12th place...

2011-12 Outdoor: Enjoyed a breakout season with 15 top-15 performances... Placed 5th in the long jump at the UCF Black and Gold Challenge... Set a personal best in the long jump at the UCF Invitational with a 5.91m leap that was good enough for 6th place... Claimed two first place finishes in the long jump and 4x400m relay at the Ohio Duel... Was part of Marshall's record setting 4x400m relay team at the Hilltopper Relays... Finished first at the Ohio Open in the 400m with a personal best time of 56.81... Was part of the 4x400m relay team that finished 7th at the C-USA Outdoor Championships.

2010-11: Posted 7 top-15 indoor finishes... placed 8th in the 600 meter of the Findlay Opener and 8th in the long jump at the Akron Invitational... Placed in the top-15 at 8 outdoor events... Set a new personal record of 12.82 in the 100 meter of the Ohio Women's Team Challenge while finishing in 4th place... Finished 3rd in the 200 meter at the Ohio Invitational... Served as the third leg of the 4x400 relay team that set the school record at the C-USA Outdoor Championships.

2009-10: Won the long jump at the Marietta Invitational with a jump of 5.41m (17-09 feet)... Was also on the winning 4x200 meter relay team at Marietta with Andrea Jackson, Alexis Duvaul and Chelsey Fowler... Won her heat at the Niswonger Invitational in the 200-meters with a time of 27.42... Ran a season best 59.64 in the 400-meters at the UCF Invitational and also finished fifth in that meet in the long jump with a distance of 5.24m.

Prior to Marshall: Posted personal bests of 26 seconds in the 200-meter dash, 42 seconds in the 300-meter dash, 56 seconds in the 400-meter dash, and 2:32 in the 800 meters... Was the 400-meter distrcit champion in 2007 and 2008 and the regional champion in 2008... Team MVP in 2009.

Personal: Daughter of Terence and Elizabeth Spence... Brother Jamar is in the Marines... Majoring in Biology.

Collegiate Bests:

200m: 26.22 - Indoor, 25.15 - Outdoor

400m: 56.07 - Indoor, 55.60 - Outdoor

Long Jump: 5.74m - Indoor, 5.91m - Outdoor

4x100m: 46.51 - Outdoor

4x400m Relay: 3:48.65 - Indoor,3:37.58 - Outdoor