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
Meanwhile, an Aggie squad of four will be at the Chico State Distance Carnival & Twilight meet
UC Davis secured the top two finishes in both the men’s triple jump and the women’s pole vault on the first day of the San Francisco State Distance Carnival
UC Davis track and field will make appearances in both the San Francisco State Distance Carnival and Cal State Fullerton's Titan Team Challenge
|1500M||4:41.41||Causeway Classic Dual Meet||4/21/17|
|3000M||10:11.12||Cal Opener 2017||3/4/17|
|5000M||17:48.25||Aggie Open 2017||3/11/17|
|10,000M||36:36.33||Big West Track & Field Championships||5/12 - 5/13/17|
2017: Improved on her previous year's performance to place fourth in the 10,000 at the Big West Championships (36:36.33)... Also qualified and competed in the 5,000... Claimed her first collegiate victory at Causeway Classic in the 1500 (4:41.41)... Hit 5,000 PR of 17:48.25 at Aggie Open.
2016: Distance runner for the Aggies competed in six meets... Finished eleventh in the 10,000 at the Big West Championships... Ran 18:15.56 for 5,000 at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival.
BRANHAM HS '15
Named the varsity girls Most Improved for cross country and the Freshman of the Year for track... Qualified for the CIF Central Coast Section semifinals in the 3200m, and the 1600m and 3200m as both a junior and senior... Finished third in the 1600m and fourth in the 3200m in the Blossom Valley Athletic League Finals as a senior in 2015... Helped the cross country team qualify for the CIF Central Coast Section finals as a freshman (2011), sophomore (2012), and senior (2014), and was an individual qualifier as a junior... Named team captain and team MVP in both 2013 and 2014... Finished ninth at the section finals as a senior to earn a berth to the CIF state meet... Set a personal record of 19:32 in the 5K at the Stanford Invitational and 19:12 in the 3-mile as a senior... Named the Branham HS Female Athlete of the Year as a senior... Set personal bests on the track in the 1600 (5:20.5) and the 3200m (11:24.94) -- both standing a school records... Part of the 2014 cross country squad that received the Central Coast Section Scholastic Award for having the highest team GPA out of all the fall sports in the section.
Parents are Matt and Wendy... Has a younger sister, Sarah... Lists qualifying for the CIF State meet in 2014 as her career sports highlight... Lists receiving both the "Senior of the Year" and the "Athlete of the Year" for Branham HS as her proudest personal achievement... Has running in a marathon on her "bucket list."