NORTHRIDGE - 2008
Cody Pearce reached his third straight NCAA West Regional in the hammer throw ... finished 22nd in the Regional with a mark of 186-6 (56.86) ... claimed second in the Big West with a throw of 190-5 (58.04) ... posted a lifetime-best of 195-1 (59.47) to finish third at the USC Trojan Invitational .. his throw moves him into eighth place on the Northridge career list ... was named to the Big West Spring All-Academic Team for the third consecutive season ... finished third in the weight throw at the MPSF Indoor Championships with an indoor lifetime-best 61-11.75 (18.89) ... his mark is the third best weight throw in Matador indoor history.
Pearce qualified for his second straight NCAA Regional in the hammer ... threw 180-3 (54.94) in the finals and placed 21st ... finished third in the Big West with a mark of 187-9 (57.24) ... posted a career-best and Northridge season-best 188-6 (57.47) at the Steve Scott Invitational to claim sixth-place ... was named to the Big West Spring All-Academic Team ... recorded a career-best 59-9.50 (18.22) in the weight throw at the Husky Classic in Seattle, Wash. ... his mark ranks sixth in Matador Indoor history ... went on to place seventh at the WAC Indoor Championships with a lifetime-best mark of 58-6.75 (17.85).
Reached the finals of the hammer throw at the NCAA West Regional where he finished 18th with a mark of 175-6 ... placed third in the hammer with a career-best throw of 182-9 at the Big West Outdoor Championships ... was one of four Matador men named to the 2005-06 Big West All-Academic Team ... posted an indoor season-best 55-3 in the weight throw at the Albuquerque Invitational.
Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons for the Matadors.
FOLSOM HIGH SCHOOL
Competed in track, football and baseball at Folsom High School in Folsom, Calif. ... was an Honorable Mention All-Delta League thrower and was named Most Improved Player ... was a lineman on the Bulldogs football team ... graduated in 2004 with a 3.5 grade point average.
Born April 30, 1986 in Folsom, Calif. ... parents are Catherine and Scott Pearce ... has one older brother Nicholas ... favorites include the Sacramento Kings, the TV show "JAG" and the movie "Bad Boys II" ... says the toughest thing about being an athlete is making time for school and athletics ... major is Kinesiology.