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
GYMNASIUM BEI ST. ANNA AUGSBURG’15/WILLIAM JEWELL COLLEGE’17: Did sprints in track and field for all four years of high school… Was the U16 State Champion in the 4x100m in his freshman year and the U18 State Champion in the 200m event in his junior year… Ending his senior year competing in the 2015 outdoor season, he got a second place finish at the U20 Indoor State Championships in the 200m, and a third place finish in the 4x100m at both the U20 and U23 State Championships… Competed two season at William Jewell College… During the 2016 outdoor season, he set school records in the indoor and outdoor 200m event with times of 22.01 and 21.84, respectively.
PERSONAL: Born in Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany… Majoring in Managerial Economics… Parents are Heidi and Alexander… His career sports highlight was competing in the German Trials for the IAAF World U20 Championships… Says his sports hero is Christophe Lemaitre, while his non-sports hero are his parents… His favorite hobbies are spending time with friends and reading… The reason he chose UC Davis was because of the great athletic and academic environment.