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    Molly Pearson
    Molly Pearson

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    San Jose, Calif.

    High School:
    Presentation HS

    Height:
    6-0

    Position:
    MB

    Experience:
    1L

    Major:
    Liberal Studies

    09/10/2014

    `Dogs Open East Coast Swing With Four-Set Battle in Brooklyn

    The balanced Fresno State offense features three players in kill double-figures.

    09/06/2014

    `Dogs and Lions Cap Action in Sacramento State Invitational

    Zana Bowens and Carly Scarbrough are tabbed to the seven-person All-Tournament Team.

    08/30/2014

    `Dogs Outlast Aggies To Open Adidas Rice Invitational Second Day, 3-2

    Bowens and Scarbrough both land a team-high 15 kills to help Fresno State score its first win of season.

    08/27/2014

    2014 Season Preview By Position: Pin Hitters

    Upperclassmen Zana Bowens, Jaimee-Lee Morrow and Molly Pearson will step into more predominant roles and will team with three talented newcomers.

    08/05/2014

    Bulldogs Pick Up Fifth Straight AVCA Team Academic Award

    Fresno State is the lone MW volleyball team to be honored with a +3.30 team GPA for the 2013-14 season.

    09/06/2014

    Volleyball vs. UC Santa Barbara, 9/6/14 (By Geoff Thurner)

    Volleyball vs. UC Santa Barbara, 9/6/14, at Sacramento State Invitational (By Geoff Thurner, Copyright 2014).

    09/05/2014

    Volleyball at Sacramento State, 9/5/14 - Photos by Geoff Thurner

    Volleyball at Sacramento State, 9/5/14 - Photos by Geoff Thurner, Copyright 2014.

    09/04/2014

    Volleyball vs. UC Davis - Adidas Rice Invitational (8/30/14)

    Volleyball vs. UC Davis - Adidas Rice Invitational (8/30/14), Houston, Texas. Photos by Geoff Thurner, Copyright 2014.

    11/09/2013

    Bulldogs Pound San Diego State

    VB vs San Diego State

    10/18/2013

    New Mexico Match (10/17/13)

    New Mexico Match (10/17/13) - Photos by Geoff Thurner, Copyright 2013.

    Molly Pearson-Bio-Action-Pic

    Last updated: January 13, 2014

    FRESNO STATE ACCOLADES
    • Academic All-MW (2013)

    2013 (REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE): With starts in five straight matches in September and October and once in November, was rewarded with several career bests ... overall, played 46 sets among her 18 matches played, and ranked third on squad in blocks (0.76 p/s) ... in late September, logged a career high and team season high in blocks (9) in four sets vs. Utah State and led the team in the category in four matches ... the weekend before in the UC Irvine Tournament, her six blocks against American was her second-best mark of the year, and she had an ace vs. the Eagles and Anteaters ... earlier in the tourney, she racked up six kills and a season-high hitting mark (.857) vs. Xavier with no errors among her seven attempts ... her season high in kills (7) came vs. Belmont, and she hit .700 with no errors on her 10 attempts ... her other match with +5 blocks came at New Mexico (5) in late November. SEASON HIGHS: Kills: 7 -- vs. Belmont (9/13/13) ; Attempts: 11 -- 2x, last vs. Bose State (9/28/13); Hit Pct.: .857 (6K-0E-7A) vs Xavier (9/20/13); Assists: 1 -- 4x; last vs. #20 Oregon (9/14/13); Aces: 1 -- 3x; last vs. SDSU (11/9/13); Blocks: 9 -- vs. Utah State (9/26/13); Digs 3 -- 2x; last vs. Utah State (9/26/13); Points 8.0 -- vs. Utah State (9/26/13)

    2012 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN): Appeared in 21 matches and made nine starts as a middle blocker ... averaged 0.65 kills, 0.39 blocks and 0.14 digs per set in 49 sets played ... tallied 32 kills, three assists and seven digs on the year ... tallied three solo blocks and 16 assisted blocks for a total of 19 on the year ... recorded a career-high six kills against UC Santa Barbara while hitting .357 against the Gauchos ... hit .300 or better in five matches ... recorded a career best four blocks against NAU ... recorded a career-high seven points against UC Santa Barbara and totaled 43 points on the season. SEASON HIGHS: Kills: 6 - vs. UC Santa Barbara (9/15/12); Attempts: 14 -- vs. UC Santa Barbara (9/15/12); Hit Pct.: .357 -- vs. UC Santa Barbara (9/15/12); Assists: 1 -- 3x; last vs. UC Irvine (11/13/12); Blocks: 4 -- vs. NAU (8/31/12); Digs 2 -- vs. New Mexico (9/27/12); Points 7.0 -- vs. UC Santa Barbara (9/15/12)

    2011 (FRESHMAN): Redshirted the 2011 season.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Along with her twin sister, Katie, who is also a member of the Bulldog volleyball team, helped lead Presentation High School to a fifth-place finish in the nation, according to MaxPreps.com, and advanced to the NorCal Division II finals for volleyball ... named All-WCAL and All-Mercury News Honorable Mention in volleyball (2010) and basketball (2010 and 2011) ... she and Katie also sparked the school's basketball team to the 2011 CCS basketball championship title, appearances in both the 2010 WCAL and CCS championships and berths in the NorCal Division II semifinals as both juniors and seniors.

    PERSONAL: Parents are Vince and Carrie, and has two sisters, Diana and Katie ... hobbies include art, camping, cooking and reading ... biggest athletic thrill was winning the 2011 CCS basketball championship against Archbishop Mitty ... most admires her parents because they have always supported her in everything that she's done and helped raise her to be the person that she is today ... also recruited by Fresno Pacific, Nevada, San Francisco and San Jose State ... chose to attend Fresno State because she loved the athletic support of the college.

    PEARSON'S CAREER MATCH HIGHS
    Category, #, Opponent/Date
    Kills: 7 -- vs. Belmont (9/13/13)
    Attempts: 14 -- vs. UC Santa Barbara (9/15/12)
    Hit Pct.: .857 (6K-0E-7A) vs Xavier (9/20/13)
    Assists: 1 -- 4x; last vs. #20 Oregon (9/14/13)
    Aces: 1 -- 3x; last vs. SDSU (11/9/13)
    Blocks: 9 -- vs. Utah State (9/26/13)
    Digs 3 -- 2x; last vs. Utah State (9/26/13)
    Points 8.0 -- vs. Utah State (9/26/13)

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