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
Three of the seven top-five finishes were second place titles
Meanwhile, an Aggie squad of four will be at the Chico State Distance Carnival & Twilight meet
Altogether, UC Davis took away a total of 34 top-five finishes this competition weekend
|200M||24.80||Beach Invitational||4/17 - 4/18/15|
|400M||56.58||Don Kirby Open||2/13/15|
|100H||14.55||Causeway Classic Dual Meet||4/29/16|
|400H||59.17||Brutus Hamilton Challenge||4/25/15|
2017: Three-time NCAA West Regional qualifier in the 400H... All-Big West Conference with a third-place finish (1:00.71)... Placed eighth in the heptathlon after practicing the field events for only two weeks... Her score of 4581 was good for No.6 all-time in school history... Season best in the 400H of 1:00.24 from her win at UNLV Invitational... Also claimed top honors at Causeway Classic (1:01.97), Chico State Twilight (1:02.65), American River Invitational (1:02.73), Aggie Open (1:00.99), and Cal Opener (1:02.79)... Team Captain for the Aggies... Big West Academic All-Conference.
2016: BIG WEST CHAMPION in 4x400... NCAA West Regional qualifier in 400H for the second consecutive year... Posted season best (59.48) in a victory at Hornet Invitational... Placed seventh at Big West Championships (1:01.72), helping the Aggie women take home the title... Also thirteenth in 100H (14.53w) and fifth in 4x100 relay... Hit wind-legal lifetime best in 100H (14.55) at Causeway Classic... Also took runner-up honors in 400H (1:00.85) and ran in first place 4x100 and 4x400 relay teams... Big West Academic All-Conference.
2015: NCAA West Regional qualifier in 400H and 4x100 relay... Finished fourth at the Big West Championships (1:01.02)... Won the Brutus Hamilton Challenge 400H in a huge lifetime best of 59.17, good for third all-time at UC Davis... Took first place at Cal Opener in her first time in the event (1:01.20)... Also picked up victories at Causeway Classic (59.49) and Aggie Open (1:01.14)... Member of the school record-breaking 4x100 relay team that placed second at Big West Championships... Also ran on the fourth place 4x400 team... Earned top three finishes in 100H at Cal Opener (14.87w) and Causeway Classic (14.84)... Ran 24.53w in 200 at Bobcat Invitational... Also competed indoors, running a 400 lifetime best of 56.58 at Don Kirby Open... Earned Big West Academic All-Conference honors.
DOS PUEBLOS HS '13: Was awarded varsity letters in track and field each of her four years... Competed in the 100, 200 and 400... Named All-Channel League first team in 2013, team MVP and Athlete of the Week... Advanced to the CIF-Section Finals... Had career-best time of 57.71 in 400 and 25.61 in 200... Member of National Honor Society and California Scholarship Federation.
PERSONAL: Born in Santa Barbara, Calif... Has not declared a major... Mom is Megan Pritchard... Fell in love with running during sophomore year in high school... Loves all the Harry Potter movies... Always wears her lucky socks during competition since they are a "necessity"... Sports hero is former hurdler Edwin Moses... Non-sports hero is her mom.