m-tennis J. Pierce Norton Bio - Loyola University Maryland Official Athletic Site

  J. Pierce Norton
J. Pierce Norton

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
St. Paul, Minn.

High School:
St. Paul Academy


Pierce Norton

2009-2010 (Sophomore): Competed at the No. 2 singles slot for the Greyhounds, amassing a 14-10 record... Rallied from a 6-7 first-set loss to defeat Matthew Kane of Niagara, 7-5, 7-5 in the final two sets to win his match in the quarterfinals of the MAAC Championships, helping the Greyhounds advance to the semis... Advanced to the quarterfinals of the USTA Greenspring Open in January before losing to teammate Bobby Gorczakowski... Played with classmate Keyan Sanai in No. 1 doubles, winning 10 matches.

2008-2009 (Freshman): Made a positive impact as a freshmen in the classroom and on the courts... voted team MVP for his outstanding accomplishments at No. 2 singles and No. 1 doubles with classmate Keyan Sanai... His 13 singles wins and 11 doubles victories were both secondhighest for the Greyhounds... advanced to the finals of "A" Flight singles tournament at the Mount St. Mary's Invitational before losing a close match versus George Mason's top players... Earned third place in "A" Flight doubles at the Mount and won the "B" Flight consolation tourney at Hampton Roads in the fall.

Personal: Jeffrey Pierce Norton Jr... Son of Shannon and Jeffrey Norton... Has one younger sister, Jacqueline... Majoring in business.