Perizzolo And Pai Named SCIAC Athletes Of The Week
Annie Perizzolo (SO, Aurora, CO) and Vincent Pai (FR, Walnut) have been selected SCIAC Athletes of the Week for the week of March 16-22.
Perizzolo earned All-American honors in two individual events and on two relays at the NCAA Division III Championships. She finished second in the 200 breaststroke with a CMS and SCIAC record time of 2:16.19. She finished fourth in the 100 breaststroke and set the CMS and SCIAC record of 1:03.09 in the prelims. She had the second fastest breaststroke split at the meet in both the 200 medley (28.83) and 400 medley (1:02.25) relays which finished fourth and fifth respectively. The two relays both set CMS and SCIAC records (1:44.42 and 3:47.73). CMS finished sixth overall.
Pai dominated the consolation final in the 200 breaststroke and finished ninth overall at the NCAA Division III Championships. He had the second fastest time in the meet and won his race by 1.85 seconds. His time of 1:59.90 broke the CMS and SCIAC record set by a former NCAA Champion by over a second. He also finished 16th in the 100 breast after qualifying with a personal best time of 56.45 (second fastest in SCIAC history).