The distance runners will make an appearance at the Mt. SAC relays, the throwers will participate in the Pacific Coast Intercollegiate, and the sprinters will be at the Bryan Clay Invitational
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
|Long Jump||6.57m (21-6.75)||Causeway Classic Dual Meet||4/29/16|
|Triple Jump||14.90m (48-10.75)||Woody Wilson Classic||4/16/16|
2017: Competed in triple jump at the Conference Championships for the third year in a row... Posted a season best of 48-2.75 at Hornet Invitational, finishing third... Also placed top-three at Mondo Team Challenge (47-3.5) and Brutus Hamilton Challenge (46-10.75).
2016: Scored at Big West Championship with an eighth-place finish in triple jump (46-10)... Runner-up at Woody Wilson Classic in a lifetime best of 48-10.75... Won Aggie Open (45-9.75) and placed second at Cal Opener (45-2.5) and Hornet Invitational (45-2.25)... Also long jumped 21-6.75 at Causeway Classic.
2015: Earned All-Big West accolades after eighth-place finish in triple jumped at Big West Championships... Finished third in triple jump at Aggie Open, UCLA Legends Invitational and Causeway Dual... Had career-best mark of 47-2.5 in triple jump at Aggie Open
OCEANSIDE HS '14: Three-sport athlete, earning varsity letters in football, basketball in addition to track and field... Competed in long jump, triple jump and 4x100... Posted career-bests of 22-5 in long jump and 48-8 in triple jump... Won a pair of CIF-San Diego Sections Championships in triple jump as a junior and senior, adding a berth to state meet in triple jump during junior campaign... Also advanced to sections in long jump... Served as team captain in 2014... Earned Coaches Award and was team captain for basketball team... Received Sportsmanship Award and Most Inspirational and was All-Avocado League second-team in football during senior season... Four-year member of All-Academic Team.
PERSONAL: Born in Oceanside, Calif... Majoring in neurobiology, physiology & behavior... Parents are Kevin and Erica Dodds... Title of his autobiography would be "Skinniest but the Strongest"... Relative of NFL Hall of Fame linebacker Lawrence Taylor... Planning for a career in sports medicine.