Maryland Women's Basketball BIO
Tierney Pfirman
Player Profile:
Tierney Pfirman 1193960
Position: Forward
Height: 6'2"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Williamsport, Pa.
High School: South Williamsport Junior Senior
Experience: High School
  • Terrapin Classic All-Tournament Team (2013)
  • ACC Rookie of the Week (12/10/12)
  • Academic All-Big Ten Team (2015)

As a Senior (2015-16): Missed first three games due to a strained hamstring...went 2-2 from the field with a three for 8 points in first game vs. Old Dominion (Nov. 26)...added 6 points with 3 boards in win vs. South Dakota State (Nov 27)...added 6 points with 4 rebounds and 2 steals in win vs. Pittsburgh (Nov. 28)...scored 13 points, 9 in the fourth quarter, with 8 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals in win over #20 Syracuse (Dec. 2)...went 5-7 from the field for 10 points with 4 boards in first start of the season (Dec. 5)...hit a key three, a big putback and grabbed 3 rebounds vs. #1 Connecticut (Dec. 28)...grabbed 4 rebounds, made a jumper and picked up a steal in 10 minutes at Illinois (Dec. 31)...added 5 points with 5 rebounds in 11 minutes vs. #9 Ohio State (Jan. 2)...went 5-7 from the field for 10 points with 6 rebounds and a steal vs. Nebraska (Jan. 7)...went 4-9 for 9 points with 5 boards and a block in 18 minutes off the bench at #23 Iowa (Jan. 10).

As a Junior (2014-15): Named to Academic All-Big Ten Team...added second career double-double in season opener vs. The Mount with 16 points, 11 rebounds, plus 2 assists and a steal (Nov. 14)...scored 10 points with 3 boards, 3 steals and a block vs. Wagner (Nov. 16)...added 5 key points and 2 rebounds in win at George Washington (Nov. 22)...added 3 rebounds, 3 assists and a steal in key run for win vs. Loyola (Nov. 24)...went 3-3 from the field with 3 rebounds and a steal in 12 minutes in win over #23 JMU (Nov. 28)...scored 12 points with 4 boards, 2 blocks and an assist in 22 minutes vs. Towson (Dec. 7)...added 8 points, 3 boards, 2 assists and a steal in win at Coppin State (Dec. 21)...went 7-12 from the field for 14 points with 6 rebounds, 4 assists and a steal vs. Ohio State (Dec. 29)...grabbed 7 defensive rebounds and 8 boards total with 2 buckets in win at #16 Nebraska (Jan. 3)...pulled down 9 rebounds with 6 assists and just 1 turnover vs. Purdue (Jan. 8)...grabbed 7 rebounds in 10 minutes in win at #23 Minnesota (Jan. 11)...hit two buckets with 3 boards and a steal in 8 minutes vs. Illinois (Jan. 18)...pulled down 5 boards in win over Michigan State (Jan. 22)...added 6 points, 7 rebounds and a block in win at Michigan (Jan. 29)...went 2-2 from the field and the line for 6 points with 4 rebounds in win over #20 Iowa (Feb. 1)...added 9 points and 5 rebounds in front of her hometown crowd at Penn State (Feb. 5)...scored 11 points, 9 in the second half run to seal the win, with 5 boards, 2 assiists in win at Michigan State (Feb. 16)...scored 9 points with 7 boards, a block and 3 steals in win over Wisconsin (Feb. 19)...went 4-7 from the field for 8 points with 9 boards and a steal in win vs. Penn State (Feb. 23)...hit a bucket with a rebound, an assist, a block and a steal in win over Indiana (Feb. 26)...grabbed 5 rebounds in win at #25 Northwestern to finish 18-0 in conference play (March 1)...grabbed 2 rebounds with a block in win over Michigan State in the Big Ten Quarterfinals (March 6)...added 4 points, 3 rebounds, an assist, a block and a steal in win over #24 Northwestern in Big Ten Semifinals (March 7)...grabbed 4 rebounds with a steal in Big Ten Championship game (March 8)...added 11 points in key first half stretch with 7 points and a steal in NCAA Second Round win over #13 Princeton (March 23)...added a bucket and a rebound in Sweet Sixteen win over #16 Duke (March 28)...hit 2 key buckets with 5 rebounds in Final Four game vs. #1 Connecticut (April 5).

As a Sophomore (2013-14): Scored back-to-back buckets in key run to help Terps in win at USF...finished with 8 points, 6 rebounds in 15 minutes (Nov. 8)...added 11 points with 3 steals and 9 rebounds in 18 minutes vs. Loyola (Nov. 10)...went 3-5 from the field for 7 points at Towson (Nov. 23)...grabbed 6 rebounds with 2 steals and an assist vs. Ohio in Puerto Rico (Nov. 30)...grabbed 10 rebounds with a block in win over Ohio State in Big Ten/ACC Challenge (Dec. 4)...added 7 points and 9 rebounds with 3 blocks and 3 assists in 19 minutes vs. Delaware State (Dec. 14)...went 7-for-7 from the field for 14 points with 5 boards and 4 blocks in 19 minutes vs. Wofford (Dec. 28)...went 4-for-6 from the field for 10 points with 6 rebounds and 3 assists in 17 minutes vs. Charleston...was named to the Terrapin Classic All-Tournament Team (Dec. 29)...added 8 points off 4-for-6 shooting with 5 rebounds in 12 minutes vs. Wake Forest (Jan. 9)...added 2 buckets with 2 boards and a steal in 10 minutes vs. Syracuse (Jan. 16)...played key minutes and pulled down 3 boards with 10 points, all in the second half, in Terps’ win over Georgia Tech (Jan. 19)...played 22 key minutes with 6 points, 4 boards and 2 steals at #18 NC State (Jan. 30)...hit 2 key buckets with 2 boards and an assist at Syracuse (Feb. 2)...scored 9 points with 6 boards and a steal vs. Pittsburgh (Feb. 6)...added 8 points off 4-for-5 shooting with 3 boards, 3 assists and 2 steals vs. Clemson (Feb. 9)...added 10 points with 4 boards in 26 minutes at Miami (Feb. 13)...added 8 points with 5 boards, 3 assists and 2 steals in 22 minutes vs. Florida State (Feb. 20)...went 4-5 from the field for 8 points with 5 boards in 17 minutes at Georgia Tech (Feb. 23)...added 4 points with a board and a block in 9 minutes at Boston College (Feb. 27)...picked up first career double-double with 10 pointa and 11 boards in 10 minutes vs. Virginia Tech (March 2)...went 5-7 from the field for 10 points with 8 boards, an assist, a steal and a block in NCAA First Round win over Army (March 23)....added 3 key rebounds with 2 assists vs. Texas (March 25)...key reserve of team that beat top-seeded Tennessee, then No. 4 Louisville at home to reach NCAA Final Four.

As a Freshman (2012-13): Saw action in 21 games and started in 12...saw first career action as a Terp with nine points, six rebounds in 19 minutes vs. Mount St. Mary's (Nov. 9)...scored 13 points off 5-6 shooting from the field with three assists at Loyola (Nov. 11)...scored nine points in 17 minutes vs. American (Nov. 21)...grabbed four steals in Terps' win at #19 Nebraska (Nov. 28)...made first career start at #2 Connecticut (Dec. 3)...scored 17 points with three boards in 28 minutes vs. Virginia (Dec. 6)...scored 11 points with five rebounds and three steals vs. George Mason (Dec. 8)...named ACC Rookie of the Week (Dec. 10)...dished career-high eight assists with just one turnover and grabbed five rebounds and six points at Towson (Dec. 11)...scored seven points with a three in 15 minutes (Dec. 20)...had nine points, all in the second half, vs. Brown (Dec. 28)...scored 11 points with eight boards, three assists, a block and a steal vs. Hartford (Dec. 29)...had 12 points, including two threes, seven boards, four assists and a steal in Terps' win over #19 Florida State (Jan. 6)...dished five assists with one turnover and eight boards vs. #24 Miami (Jan. 10) career-high 31 minutes, scored 11 points with seven boards, three assists and a steal at Virginia Tech (Jan. 13)...scored 16 points with eight rebounds, two assists and two steals in 30 minutes vs. NC State (Jan. 17)...dislocated her knee cap after colliding with a practice player and will miss 4-6 weeks (Jan. 19)...made return at Virginia and grabbed three rebounds with an assist and a steal in seven minutes (Feb. 17)...played 12 minutes at Boston College and scored seven points in the win (Feb. 21)...pulled down three rebounds with four assists and a steal in 14 minutes at #24 Florida State (Feb. 28)...missed final six games due to mononucleosis.

Before Maryland: No. 5 Forward in the 2012 class and No. 22 overall player, according to's Hoop Gurlz rankings...earned a scouts grade of 95...scored 2,000 career points and broke the South scoring record late this past season before finishing with 2,309 career points, second in Lycoming County history...averaged 24 ppg, 13 rpg, and 3 apg as a senior...four-time Associated Press All-State honoree... two-time Williamsport Sun-Gazette Female Athlete of the Year ...ESPN Radio 104.1FM/1050AM Basketball Player of the Year in freshman, sophomore and junior seasons...made AP's All-State Third Team as a freshman, Second Team as a sophomore and First Team as a junior...named the Williamsport Sun-Gazette Player of the Year as a sophomore and as a junior...First Team All-Conference in Heartland III ...coached by Mike Allison at South Williamsport...also played for the Lady Runnin' Rebels, where she was coached by Bill McDonough.

Personal: Parents are Stephen and Kim Pfirman...father played football at Rutgers...graduated from high school with honors...finished 6th in the state in javelin in high school...loves to watch movies, spend time with family and go hunting...chose Maryland for the family atmosphere, distance to home, and she loved the staff and players...also considered Rutgers, Florida, NC State, Vanderbilt, Iowa State and science major. 


Points 17 vs. Virginia (12/6/12)
Rebounds 11 vs. Mount St. Mary’s (11/14/14)
FGM 7 (5X) last vs. Ohio State (12/29/14)
FGA 18 vs. Virginia (12/6/12)
3FGM 2 (2X) last vs. NC State (1/17/13)
3FGA 8 vs. Virginia (12/6/12)
FTM 6 vs. Georgia Tech (1/19/14)
FTA 8 vs. Georgia Tech (1/19/14)
Assists 8 at Towson (12/11/12)
Blocks 4 vs. Wofford (12/28/13)
Steals 4 at #19 Nebraska (11/28/12)
Minutes 31 at Virginia Tech (1/13/13)
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