AS A FRESHMAN IN 2019
Finished 24th overall (27.19.7) at the Triton Classic (10/12) ... Placed 49th overall (26:50.1) at the Biola Invite (9/7).
A 2019 graduate of Adolfo Camarillo High School in Camarillo ... A two-time First-Team All-Coastal Canyon League selection ... Helped team to a CIF-Southern Section Championship in 2018 ... A four-time CIF-Southern Section qualifier ... Team MVP his sophomore, junior and senior seasons ... A team captain for the Scorpions ... Also played soccer.
Born Oct. 11 in Camarillo ... Son of Shamala and Matthew Pizza ... Both parents attended UC San Diego ... Father, Matthew, was a sprinter and jumper on the UC San Diego track team ... Has two younger sisters, Jacqueline and Lilly, and a younger brother, Vince ... Majoring in Economics at Roosevelt College ... Intends on pursuing a career in business landscape and data analysis ... Hobbies include hiking and spending time with his siblings ... Favorite athlete is American middle-distance runner, Craig Engels ... Roots for the LA Galaxy, LA FC, Lakers and Rams ... Lists Napoleon Dynamite as his favorite movie ... Listens to American rapper, Kyle and Blackbear ... Pizza is his favorite food ... Can ride a unicycle and juggle four tennis balls.