Molly Pierson
Molly Pierson

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Trabuco Canyon, Calif.

High School:
El Toro

Event:
Distances



2006: Won the 600-meter run at the indoor season-opening Purdue Invitational with a time of 1:39.01 ... Placed third in the 600-meter run at the Gene Edmonds Cup with a time of 1:38.29 ... Saw limited action in freahman year due to injury.

High School: Graduated from El Toro H.S. in 2005 ... Four-year varsity letterwinner with school's track, cross country and water polo teams ... Left track program holding its varsity records in six different relays (1600-meter relay, sprint medley, distance medley, 4x800, 4x200 and 4x100 ... South Coast League record holder with the 1600-meter relay ... Recipient of three team MVP awards ... Three-year team captain ... 2004 and 2005 South Coast League champion in the 800 and with the 4x400 relay ... Five-time all-county selection ... Set a meet record with the 4x400 relay at the 2005 Orange County Championships ... League runner-up in the 400 and 800 as a sophomore ... During freshman year, was member of League championship 4x400-meter relay and won team's Coach's Award ... One of school's top three cross country runners during all four years of competition ... Left school's water polo program as its all-time leading scorer (206 goals).

Personal: Given name is Molly Ruth Pierson ... born Jan. 25, 1987 ... daughter of John and Patricia Pierson ... has two older brothers, Wesley and Daniel ... majoring in communications.