# Anthony Pizzo
Year: SR
Major: Business Administration (accounting)
Parents: Sharon Pizzo
Birthday: 6/13
Hometown: Valencia, CA
High School: Canyon High School

2012: Returning for his senior year to claim more national titles…Co-captain with teammate John Gilbertson and has been to nationals every year of his career…Looking to finish at the top of the NAIA. ..Coach’s expectations are for Pizzo to lead the team spiritually and athletically.

2011: Two-time NAIA All American Anthony Pizzo is poised and ready to lead his team to what he hopes will be the first back-to-back GSAC Championship Title in the history of The Master's College...He should be among the Nation's best once again...

2010: During a stellar sophomore campaign, Pizzo earned All GSAC honors for cross country, helping his team to their first ever GSAC Conference Championship Title. Pizzo also claimed a 9th place national finish at the NAIA Cross Country National Championships, leading his team to an 11th place team finish, and earning All American honors along the way; this the highest national individual and team finish TMC has ever had for men's cross country. During the 2011 track season, Pizzo ran an outstanding 14:15 for 5,000m at the Occidental Invitational, and was GSAC runner up for 5k to teammate Gilbertson at the Conference Championships. Pizzo concluded the spring becoming an NAIA All American again, as he finished 5th in the nation at the NAIA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships in the 5000m.

2009: Quickly demonstrated that he is one of the best athletes in the GSAC during his freshman campaign... Most notable was his standout performance during track season at the occidental invitational where he posted a time of 14:25.73 for 5k; one of the fastest times in the NAIA...

High School: Set PR in cross country of 15:14 and PR in track of 4:27 in the 1600m, and 9:16.21 in 3200m...Named Canyon High School's Most Valuable Cross Country Runner in 2007 and 2008...Selected to the Foothill League All-League 1st Team in 2007 and 2008...Selected Canyon High School's Most Valuable Track Runner in 2008 and 2009...Won the Foothill 3200m Championship in 2009...Named All-CIF in 2009...

Personal: Parents are Sam and Sharon Pizzo...Has one brother, Michael...College goals are to "help and receive help from a team that will be going to nationals next year"...Chose TMC "To learn in an environment that will resonate with my spirit and to perform at my best athletic ability for the glory of God"...Career Goal is to work in Biotechnology...Favorite Food is Lasagna...Favorite TV Show is "The Office"...Favorite Movies include "Dark Knight" and "Star Trek"...Favorite Books are the Bible, "1984", and "Brave New World"...Hobbies include Cycling and Snowboarding...