TRACK & FIELD Coaching Staff
Mary Pearce
Student Assistant Coach
UAA’s first-ever track & field All-American, Mary Pearce returns to the Green & Gold as an student assistant coach in 2012.
     A two-time All-American in the 400 meters, Pearce posted a career-high fourth-place finish at the 2007 NCAA Championships  with a GNAC-record time of 53.56 seconds. The local Anchorage product earned three GNAC titles, winning the 400 meters in 2007 and 2006, plus the 200-meter dash in 2006.
    Before attending UAA, Pearce, ran track at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, for two seasons, placing 11th in the 800 meters at the 2004 Big 12 Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
    Pearce graduated from Dimond High School, where she claimed regional titles in the 200 meters and 400 meters all four years.
    She earned her B.S. in anthropology from UAA in 2007.
Position: Student Assistant Coach
Hometown: Anchorage
High School: Dimond/Baylor University
Experience: 1st Year
Phone: 907-786-1308
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