FSU Swimming & Diving BIO
Natalie Pierce
Player Profile:
Natalie Pierce 1878635
Position: Breast
Year: Junior
Hometown: Birmingham, Mich.
High School: Detroit Country Day

Top Times:

100 breast - 58.37 FSU RECORD

200 breast - 2:11.20

2016-17: Set a new FSU Record after swimming a career best time in the 100 breast at 58.37 at the UGA Invite...was the second fastest time in the country...was second in the individual event...helped the Seminoles qualify for the NCAA Championships in the 200 and 400 medley relays...won the B final of the 200 breast with a career best time of 2:11.20...won the 100 breast against Florida (1:02.35) and was third against 200 breast (2:17.84) ...was also second in the 200 breast at the Quad Meet in Fort Myers. 

2015-16: Took fifth in the 100 breast with a new personal best time of 1:00.70 at the ACC Championships...was also 24th in the 200 breast at 2:18.59...placed ninth in the 100 breast at the Georgia Invite at 1:00.83...swam her best time at the SMU Classic in the 200 breast with a 2:14.20 where she placed fourth...helped the 200 medley relay to a victory at the All-Florida Invite and was second in the 100 breast (1:03.86)...a 2016 US Olympic Trial qualifer in the 100m breast.

2014-15: Helped the 200 medley relay score 13th place points and set a new FSU record at the NCAA Championships earning All-America honorable mention accolades...made her ACC Championship final debut in the 100 breast and placed sixth with a career best time of 1:00.79...was also 12th in the 200 after swimming a personal best of 2:14.60...swam both medley relays at the ACC Championship and helped the 200 achieve an NCAA 'A' standard...tabbed as an uninvited relay alternate for the NCAA Championships. 

High School: Pierce posted her career best time at 1:03.62 at 2013 MSHAA D3 State Championships en route to taking the title...also helped Detroit Country Day to a gold medal performance in the 200 medley relay by splitting a 28.39 in the breast portion of the race which was the fastest split in the field by about a second...earned All-State honors in her sophomore and senior seasons in the 100 breast...earned All-American accolades in 2011 as a member of the 200 medley relay and in 2013 individually in the 100 breast.

Personal: Born Jan. 18, 1996...daughter of Matt and Murry Pierce.

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