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Satchel Pierce
Satchel  Pierce

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Barberton, Ohio

High School:
Kiski School (Pa.)

Last College:
Virginia Tech

Height / Weight:
7-0 / 258

Position:
Forward

Major:
International Politics


01/27/2017

Nittany Lion Gameday #22: Illinois

Penn State returns to the Bryce Jordan Center for three out of four games; Hosts Coaches vs. Cancer and Alumni Days

11/03/2016

Nittany Lion Gameday: Penn State vs. Lock Haven

Penn State hosts the Bald Eagles in preseason exhibition Friday

Transferred from Virginia Tech and will have two years of eligibility remaining after sitting out the 2016-17 campaign to satisfy NCAA transfer requirements.

AS A SOPHOMORE AT VIRGINIA TECH (2015-16)

  • Saw action in 20 games off the bench
  • Averaged 1.6 points and 1.3 rebounds per appearance
  • Tallied season-high six points on two occasions, vs. Northwestern in the B1G/ACC Challenge (Dec. 1) and against Wake Forest (Jan.13)

AS A FRESHMAN AT VIRGINIA TECH (2014-15)

  • Played in 31 games, making seven starts
  • Averaged 3.2 points and 2.4 rebounds in 13.6 minutes per game
  • Tallied double-digits twice, including a career-high 13 points against Miami (March 7) … Added seven rebounds vs. the Hurricanes
  • Made his first career start at No. 6 Louisville, scoring six points and grabbing four rebounds (Jan. 13)
  • Put up 10 points and grabbed five rebounds at No. 17 West Virginia (Dec. 30)

HIGH SCHOOL
Won a letter in each of his two years at The Kiski School, where he helped lead Kiski to two state championship runner-up finishes … Ranked as a three-star center … Invited to NBAPA Top 100 Camp … Played one year of AUU ball for Team Adidas PA ... Was selected to play basketball with World Vision Sports in China for 3 weeks in March 2014 ... Was a McDonald's All-American nominee.

PERSONAL
Born Satchel Paige Pierce on Nov. 16, 1994 in Barberton, Ohio … Son of Eddie and Tina Pierce … Has an older brother, Eddie … Plans to study business.

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