LA GRANDE - Walla Walla native and Wa-Hi graduate Hailey Pearce has been named head volleyball coach at Eastern Oregon University.
Pearce moves up after two seasons as an assistant coach at Rocky Mountain College in Billings, Mont.
Pearce graduated with a Business Management degree in 2008 from Rocky Mountain College. She lettered in all four of her seasons from 2004-08. Pearce was selected All-Frontier Conference second team and All-Region honorable mention in her senior season.
In 2004, Pearce was named the Frontier Conference Freshman of the Year. She was named second team All-Frontier Conference in her junior year as well. After graduating, Pearce joined a select team from the United States that played in the Netherlands and Germany.
Pearce was a standout in volleyball and track and field at Wa-Hi.