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
Altogether, UC Davis took away a total of 34 top-five finishes this competition weekend
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
|200M||22.50||Sacramento State Hornet Invitational|| 3/18 - 3/19/17
|400M||49.52||Mondo Team Challenge||4/2/16|
2017: Placed eleventh in the 400 prelims at Big West Championships (50.00)... Ran a leg on the sixth place 4x400 relay... Placed second at the Brutus Hamilton Open in a season best (49.72)... Hit lifetime best 200 mark of 22.50 at Hornet Invitational.
2016: Competed in five meets for the Aggies... Posted a 400 PR of 49.52 to place 6th at Mondo Team Challenge... Also ran 23.03 in 200 at Cal Opener.
2015: Ran season-best times of 22.98 (wind-aided) for 200 and 50.84 in 400... Was fifth in the 400 at the Causeway Dual for best individual placing of the season.
MIRA COSTA HS '14: Ran track for four years, focusing on 400 and 4x400 relay... Won Bay League Championship in 50.52 and advanced to CIF-Southern Section Division 2 Prelims... Posted career-best time of 50.14 at Mira Costa Time Trials... Placed third at league championship as a junior... Part of relay that captured league title and advanced to sectional finals in 2012 and returned to section finals in 2013.
PERSONAL: Born in Los Angeles, Calif... Majoring in economics... Parents are Mark and Marjie Block... Career highlight has been a comeback win in the 4x400 over Mira Costa's rivals.