FRESHMAN SEASON (2003): Proved to be one of the Blazers' top reserves as she made a team-high 13 appearances off of the bench ... played in 14 games on the season and started in one ... helped lead the Blazers to their 2003 UAB Fall Tournament title as she went 2-for-3 and drove in two runs against South Alabama.
HIGH SCHOOL (1999-02): Attended Miami Sunset Senior High School in Miami, Fla. ... finished her prep career as a four-year varsity letterwinner ... named a Second-Team All-Dade County performer as a freshman, junior and senior ... earned First-Team All-Dade County honors as a sophomore ... named Third-Team All-Florida three times ... led Miami Sunset Senior High School to the championship title of both the Boys and Girls Club Tournament and the Port Charlotte Tournament ... received academic honors as a freshman and a junior ... also lettered in basketball ... member of Gator Rebham's Miami Stingrays.
PERSONAL: Full name is Andrea Lauren Pierson ... born on Dec. 24, 1983, in Mt. Holly, N.J. ... majoring in sports broadcasting ... parents are Dan and Kate Pierson ... has two younger brothers, Brian (18) and Scott (16).
Favorite TV Shows: Friends, Will & Grace and According to Jim
Favorite Movie: Wizard of Oz
10 years from now, I hope to be: A successful sports broadcaster on ESPN
Favorite Actor: Heath Ledger
Favorite Actresses: Julia Roberts and Julia Stiles