|Born||10 April 1991|
Wynberg, Cape Town, South Africa
|Height||1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)|
|Weight||58 kg (128 lb)|
Pearce was born in Wynberg, Cape Town, South Africa before moving to New Zealand. She grew up on Auckland's North Shore in New Zealand, before shifting with her family to Australia at a young age. She has dual New Zealand and Australian citizenship.
Pearce was an Australian under-21 international before joining the New Zealand side in 2015.
She competed in the 2014–15 Women's FIH Hockey World League Semifinals and Final and represented New Zealand at the 2016 Summer Olympics.
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- "Australian striker Pearce called up by Black Sticks". Stuff.co.nz.
- "PEARCE Kirsten". Rio2016.com. Archived from the original on 2016-08-06.