10 - Laura Pierce
Laura Pierce
Height: 5-4
Year: Senior
Hometown: Rutland, Vt.
High School: Rutland
Position: F
Coach Stuper: "A senior who has played on every line, Laura's commitment, loyalty and persistence have allowed her game to continually grow both on attack and defense. We look for her steady, consistent play to strengthen our forward line in 2008." Notes: History of science/history of medicine major ... Participated in 2008 American Cancer Society Relay for Life ... Member of Calhoun College. 2007: ZAG/NFHCA National Academic Squad honoree ... Appeared in all 17 games ... Had first career goal and first career assist against Syracuse ... Earned Major Y. 2006: NFHCA National Academic Squad honoree ... Appeared in 14 games, starting 10 ... Made first career start at Michigan State ... Earned Major Y. 2005: Played in two games ... Made debut at William & Mary ... Earned Minor Y ... Received Yale's Senior Award as the freshman who reflects positive contribution to the team's philosophy and whose individual character encourages the future direction and excellence of Yale field hockey. High School: Chosen to play for Vermont in the 2005 Twin State game ... Rutland team captain and MVP as a senior ... NFHCA High School Regional All-American ... Gatorade "Will to Win" Award ... Two-time Burlington Free Press first team all-state selection ... Two-time first team Marble Valley League ... NFHCA National High School Academic Squad selection ... National Honor Society member. Why Yale? The people and field hockey team are wonderful, positive and inspiring. Academically the school presents me with endless opportunities to grow and learn.
Favorite food: Vermont cheddar
Favorite place at Yale: Commons
Where I would like to travel: Spain
I want to learn to: Paint
Best Yale field hockey moment: Winning against Harvard in double overtime with a full crowd behind us
Most people don't know about me/hidden talent: I love to ice skate.
Sports Hero: My dad
I would like to spend a day with: Friends at the lake

Overall

Ivy League

GP

GS

G

A

PTS

G

A

PTS

2005

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

2006

14

10

0

0

0

0

0

0

2007 17 0 1 1 3 0 0 0

Career

33

10

1

1

3

0

0

0

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