FRESNO CITY COLLEGE: Two-year state qualifier, finishing 4th in shot put (15.58m, 51-1.5) as a sophomore, 9th in discus (42.64m, 139-10) as a freshman... Won 2008 NorCal shot title (15.16m, 49-9) to advance... Hit shot PR of 16.04m (52-7.5) and discus best of 45.72m (150-0) at Hartnell's Ed Adams Invite during sophomore season.
BUCHANAN HS '06: Placed 10th in discus (169-5) at CIF state meet as a senior, 9th (172-1) as a junior... Advanced to 2006 states after finishing 3rd (162-11) at Central Section championships... Also placed 4th in shot (52-8) at CIF-CS meet as a senior... Took 2nd in discus (172-6), 9th in shot (46-2) at section meet in 2005... Set school discus record for each class year, including overall mark of 173-0.
PERSONAL: Born in Clovis, Calif.... Majoring in computer science... Parents are Jeryl and Theresa Pierro... Full name is Jeryl Scott Pierro, but goes by middle name... Landed a job as a computer programmer straight out of high school... Hopes to one day start his own software company.
Thomas earns consecutive Big West Athlete of the Week honors
Men's squad wins the race to Causeway Title
UC Davis stays local for Causeway dual meet
Thomas and Toney named Big West Athletes of the Week
Aggies conclude run at SoCal meets
Multis breaks records at Bryan Clay Invite
Aggies split up between
three SoCal events