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#14 Christian Pierce
Position: Guard
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 205
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Ivy, Va.
High School: Western Albemarle
Major: Public Policy
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2013-14

  • Earned the start vs. Towson with three minutes while holding CAA First Team forward Jerelle Benimon off the scoreboard

2012-13

  • JMU Athletics Director Scholar-Athlete

2011-12

  • JMU career debut in loss at La Salle
  • Saw two minutes of action in win over Rider
  • First career points on a three- pointer vs. Rhode Island along with an offensive rebound
  • Career-high five minutes played at Georgia State with basket on driving layup

Before JMU:

  • Played for head coach Darren Maynard and Western Albemarle high School
  • Helped lead the Warriors to the 2009-10 Jefferson District and regional titles as a senior while setting a program record for wins
  • Averaged 20.7 points and 9.8 rebounds to be named Jefferson District Player of the Year
  • Also honored as a senior as First Team All-Region and First Team All-State
  • Two-time Jefferson District First Team All-District
  • Four-year varsity letter winner
  • Also played two years of lacrosse at Western Albemarle
  • Member of National Honor Society

Personal:

  • Son of Regina and Ed Pierce
  • Grandfather, Ed Pierce, lettered in both basketball and baseball at Virginia Tech, including serving as captain of the baseball team in 1952
  • Old brother, Andy Pierce, played basketball for JMU during the 2005-06 season
  • Public Policy Major
  • Enjoys playing FIFA and watching Fox News

Career Statistics:

  Minutes  Total  3-Point  F-Throws  Rebounds   
Year  gp-gs  min  avg  fg  fga  pct  fg  fga  pct  ft  fta  pct  off  def  tot  avg  pf  fo  ast  t/o  blk  stl  pts  avg 
2011-12   13-0  14  1.1  .400  .500  .000  0.2  0.4 
2012-13  
2013-14   7-1  14  2.0  .000  .000  .000  0.0  0.0 
TOTAL  20-1  28  1.4  .250  .250  .000  0.1  0.3 

Career Highs

Pts 3 Rhode Island 12/29/11
Reb 1 2x, Rhode Island 12/29/11
FG 1 2x, Georgia State 1/23/12
FGA 2 2x, Delaware 2/12/14
3FG 1 Rhode Island 12/29/11
3FGA 1 4x, Delaware 2/12/14
FT 0  
FTA 0  
Ast 0  
Bl 0  
Stl 1  Delaware 2/12/14
Min 5 Georgia State 1/23/12

 

Getting to know Christian...

Why did you choose JMU?
Family legacy


What is your major?
Public Policy


Which of your teammates would you most want to play in a one-on-one game?
Former Duke Gene Swindle, to measure my game against greatness.


Which professional basketball player do you try to model your game after?
Darius Miles


What did last year’s NCAA tournament run mean to you?
That our hard work paid off.


I wear #14 because...
My older brother wore it.


Who would play you in a movie about your life?
Clint Eastwood


What is one thing every JMU student should do at JMU before graduating?  
Come to a basketball game.


If not basketball, what other sport would you play?
Lacrosse


What will it take for you to consider this season a success?
Winning the CAA


Who is your biggest celebrity crush?
Blake Lively


If you could go anywhere in the world where would it be?
Patagonia, Chile


How old were you when you first knew that you wanted to play basketball in college?
18 years old.


Where do you see yourself in ten years?
Congress


If you could have dinner with any 3 people in the world, who would they be?
Pat Tillman, Michael Jordan, Eric Greitens

 

Favorites:

NBA Team:  Boston Celtics
NFL Team: Oakland Raiders
Movie: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
TV Show:
The Wire
Junk Food:
Snickers
Holiday:
Christmas
Song on the radio:
Juicy J- Scholarship
Cartoon Character:
Charlie Brown
Sneaker:
Nike
Video Game:
FIFA
Month:
July

Pick One:

PC or Mac:  Mac
DC or Marvel Comics: DC
D-Hall or E-Hall:  E-Hall
Twitter or Facebook: Twitter
Walmart or Target: Walmart
Droid or iPhone: iPhone
Burger King or McDonalds:
Burger King
NBA 2K or NBA Live:
NBA 2K

Playstation or XBOX: XBOX