Ashley Pierce-Callihan
Ashley Pierce-Callihan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Las Vegas, Nev.

High School:
Silverado HS

Position:
Cross Country

Birthdate:
05/25/1985

Experience:
3L

UNLV: A consistent distance runner for the Rebels ... the top returning cross country finisher from last year's MWC Championships ... an experienced runner who will compete in both cross country as well as track and field.

2004-05 (Junior): Best cross country finish was 12th at the UNLV Invite, where she ran a 5k time of 20:41.09 ... UNLV's third-highest finisher at the MWC Cross Country Championships, coming in 57th with a time of 26:37 ... ran a career-best 5k time of 20:38.20 at the UC Irvine Invite ... competed in three indoor meets ... finished third in the 800 meters at the Springco Invitational with a time of 2:18.56, which was a career best ... also ran a leg on the 4x400 relay team that took first place at that meet with a time of 4:01.91 ... came in 10th place in the 800 meters (2:24.40) at the MWC Indoor Championships ... ran the 400 and the 800 meters during the outdoor season ... best finish came in the 800 meters when she placed sixth at the Cal-Nevada Championships (2:20.47) ... placed 16th in the 400 meters (1:01.59) and 15th in the 800 meters (2:30.62) at the MWC Outdoor Championships.

2003-04: Redshirted

2002-03 (Sophomore): Finished 52nd at the MWC Cross Country Championship with a time of 25:16.00 ... Came in 14th in the 800 meters with a time of 2:24.25 at the MWC Indoor Championship ... Turned in two season-best times in the 800 meter (2:22.0) and the mile (5:28.30) ... Finished 17th in both the 800 meters (2:20.51) and the 1,500 meters (4:57.65) at the MWC Outdoor Championship ... Season-best times were 2:16.20 in the 800 meters at the UCLA Invitational and 4:50.84 in the 1,500 meters at the UNLV Invite ... Finished fourth in the 3,000 meter steeplechase at the Long Beach Relays with a time of 12:18.12.

2001-02 (Freshman): Spent the 2001-02 year at CCSN in Las Vegas.

High School: Ran track and cross country for four years at Silverado High ... set three school records her freshman year in the 800, 1,600, 3,200 while also running a leg on record-breaking 4x800m relay squad ... three-time team MVP in track and cross country ... named Silverado's athlete of the year in 2001 ... lettered twice in soccer during her sophomore and junior seasons.

Personal: Ashley Atkinson Pierce-Callihan ... born on May 25, 1985 in Houston, TX ... the daughter of Cary and Jill Pierce ... has a brother, Drew (25) ... husband's name is Brad (23) ... majoring in elementary education.

Pierce-Callihan's UNLV Career Bests

Cross Country
5 K	20:38.20 at UC Irvine Invite (9/11/04)
6 K	25:16.00 at MWC Championships (11/1/03)
Indoor
800 M	2:18.56 at Springco Invitational (2/20/05)
Outdoor
400 M	1:01.59 at MWC Championships (5/13/05)
800 M	2:16.20 at UCLA Invitational (4/9/04)
 
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