Josh Block
Josh  Block

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Manhattan Beach, Calif.

High School:
Mira Costa HS '14

Height:
5-10

Event:
Sprints

Major:
Economics


05/11/2018

Clancy and Anderson seal first-place titles at conference

The first of the two won the men’s high jump, while Anderson won the women’s 10,000 meter run

04/28/2018

Men's squad wins the race to Causeway Title

The Aggies and the Hornets split the wins as the host school went on to garner the win on the women's side

04/25/2018

UC Davis stays local for Causeway dual meet

Aggies and Hornets square off at 2:45 p.m. in the field events, while running events begin at 5:30 p.m.

04/14/2018

Aggies race to 14 top finishes at Woody Wilson Classic

Pertusati came away with two first place titles in both the men's hammer throw and the men's shot put

04/11/2018

UC Davis hosts the Woody Wilson Classic

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

Career Bests:

Event Mark Meet Date
 200M  22.40  Hornet Invitational  3/17/18
 400M  48.92  Woody Wilson Classic  4/14/18
 400H  59.37  Cal Opener  3/3/18

2018: Competed in the 200, 400, and 400 hurdles for the Aggies… Beat both his previous personal best records in the 200 and 400 by 0.10 seconds and 0.60 seconds, respectively…  Was also part of the 4x400 relay team running as the first string.

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.