Erika Pizzo
Year: SO
Major: Business Administration (management)
Parents: Tony and Carin Amaradio
Birthday: 11/11
Hometown: San Juan Capistrano, CA
High School: Capistrano Valley High School

2010: Expected to show big improvement this year when she will be accompanied by the largest recruiting class for the women's team in school history. This year's women's team is expected to be the most competitive team in school history. Erika will be an essential component as the Lady Mustangs seek to break into the top 5 in the most competitive conference in the nation.

2009: Had an excellent freshman campaign after suffering with injury throughout her senior year of high school. Erika ran well during the cross country season, posting a time of 20:06 at the 2009 GSAC Conference Championships.

High School: PRs of 18:02 for the 3-mile cross-country course and 5:24 in the 1600m and 11:54 in the 3200m...Selected MVP of her Cross Country team in 2008...League Champion in the 3200m in 2007...Named a Junior Olympics-All American in 2008...Also earned the Academic Honor Roll all four years of high school...

Personal: Parents are Tony and Carin Amaradio...an only child...College Goal is "To be under 18 minutes in the 5k, and improve all of my times overall"... Chose TMC because, "I looked for an atmosphere where I could glorify the Lord athletically and academically, and I found so much of Christ at TMC."...Career Goal is to become a Fashion Designer....Favorite Food is Pasta Bolognese...Favorite TV Show is "Project Runway"...Favorite Movies include "Legally Blonde" and "The Notebook"...Favorite Books include The Bible and "Redeeming Love"...Favorite Hobbies are swimming, tennis, and designing clothes...