The Minutewomen open up competition Saturday morning at 10:00 A.M.
Career Best Outdoor Times/Marks
15' 0.75" (4/5/14)
Career Best Indoor Times/Marks
200 Meter Dash
As a sophomore in 2014:Outdoor:Placed first in pole vault at the UConn Invitational (4/5)(10-11.75)...Tied for second at the UMass Minuteman Invitational (4/12)(10-8)...Saw action in long jump at the UConn Invitational (4/5).Indoor:Competed in six meets in the pole vault ... Qualified for the New England Championship with a team season-best height of 10-11.75 to claim second at the Harvard Invitational (2/1) ... Scored at the Atlantic 10 Championship (2/23), taking eighth with a height of 10-10.
As a freshman in 2013:Outdoor: Scored in the pole vault in four of six meets in her first outdoor campaign ... Set her best height of the season at the New England Championship with a height of 10-feet, 11.75-inches (5/11) ... Fell just short of the podium in her first outdoor conference championship with a fourth place finish in the pole vault and a height of 10-feet, 8.75-inches (5/5) ... Scored in the pole vault in three meets straight during the regular season with a first place mark at the AIC Invite (4/6). Indoor: Competed in two events in five meets with the most of her efforts coming in the pole vault ... Improved her height in each meet throughout the season ... Led the team in the pole vault with her top performances coming in the conference and regional championships ... Set a season best height of 11-feet, 1.75-inches in the pole vault at the New England Championship (2/22) ... Placed seventh vaulting 10-feet, 10-inches to score for the Minutewomen in her first Atlantic 10 Conference Championship (2/16) ... Scored in the pole vault for the Minutewomen in both, the URI Coaches Invite (2/2) and the Sorlien Invitational (1/19) with a fourth and sixth place finish.
Before UMass: Nine-time letter winner for Coach Liscomb and Coach Chaconis at Portland High School ... Competed in the pole vault ... Assisted in a Class S State Championship as a junior ... Class S State Champion and three time runner-up ... Two time All-Area and three time Shoreline Conference Runner-Up ... Holds the school outdoor record in the pole vault with a mark of 11-0.
Personal: Sarah Isabel Bierly ... Born September 6, 1994 in Hartford, Conn. ... Daughter of Jeffrey Bierly and Susan Finerman-Bierly ... Sister of Evan Bierly ... Majoring in Psychology.