Pertusati came away with two first place titles in both the men’s hammer throw and the men’s shot put
The Aggies will start the first day of the event with the hammer throw on Friday afternoon, while the remaining field and track events will take place on Saturday
UC Davis secured the top two finishes in both the men’s triple jump and the women’s pole vault on the first day of the San Francisco State Distance Carnival
UC Davis track and field will make appearances in both the San Francisco State Distance Carnival and Cal State Fullerton's Titan Team Challenge
UC Davis clinched 21 top 10 finishes at the Hornet Invite
DAVIS SENIOR HS’17: Did track and field all four years, and competed in the 100m and pole vault events for the Devils as a senior… Set her pole vault personal best of 11’8” during the 2017 outdoor season, while setting her 100m personal best of 14.02 at the Davis High School Intrasquad… Was all-league her junior year, and all-section her senior year… Prior to her senior year, she has also participated in the triple jump and 200m events.
PERSONAL: Born in Sacramento, Calif… Majoring in Spanish… Parents are Alyssa and Robert, both UC Davis Alumni… Has an older sister Courtney (22)… Something most people don’t know about her is that she is legally blind absent of contacts or glasses… Says if she could play another sport at UC Davis, it would be basketball… Her sports hero is Sandi Morris, while her non-sports hero is Tina Fey… The top three things on her bucket list is to own a sheep farm in Iceland, river raft in the Grand Canyon, and live on a house boat… The reason why she chose UC Davis was because she felt welcomed by the current student-athletes there.