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
ATLA LOMA HS’17: DId track and field all four years, competing in the 100m, 200m, 400m, 600m, 100m hurdles, and 300m hurdles as a senior… Set her 200m, 400m, 600m, 100m hurdles, and 300m hurdles personal bests of 25.24, 57.89, 1:44.73, 15.08, and 42.80, respectively, during the 2017 outdoor season… Set her 100m personal best of 11.94 during the 2015 outdoor season… Was a CIF Prelims qualifier all four years, CIF Finals qualifier her last three years, and was a CIF Masters qualifier as a senior.
PERSONAL: Born in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil… Majoring in Biology… Says her proudest personal accomplishment is being awarded a scholarship at UC Davis… Her sports hero is Flojo, and her non-sports hero is her mother… The top three things on her bucket list is to become a surgeon, qualify to the Olympics, and travel the world… Says the reason why she chose UC Davis was because of the outstanding coaching staff and academics.