Track and Field Standouts Recognized for Work in Classroom
Postseason League Honor is a First for the Program
Senior Makes First Career NCAA Outdoor Championship Appearance
Junior All-America Posts Highest Individual Program Finish at National Meet
Aliotta and Warner Honored by League for Work in Classroom
2010-11: Won his third career Conference USA shot put title at the league's indoor meet with a school-record throw of 17.81 meters before taking third at the C-USA Outdoor Championships ... Fell one spot short of qualifying for the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the shot put ... Captured five event titles during the season in combined shot put, discus and hammer efforts ... Qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Round in the shot put and hammer ... Named to the United State Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Division I All-Academic Team.
2009-10: Captured the Conference USA title in the shot put at both the Indoor and Outdoor Championships ... Holds the school record for both the indoor and outdoor shot put event at 17.42 and 17.85 meters, respectively ... Season-best mark (17.85) in the shot put occurred at the prestigious Penn Relays where he captured the event title ... Turned in a pair of third-place showings in the weight throw at the UNC Classic and UNC Invitational ... Took fourth-place in the hammer throw at the C-USA Outdoor Championships, thus qualifying for the NCAA East Regional.
Moorpark College: Was the No. 1 ranked athlete in the nation in the junior college ranks in the shot put ... Won the Junior College national title in the shot put and was the Junior College California state champion in the shot put and hammer ... Garnered All-America honors in the shot put, hammer and discus ... Named the Moorpark College Athlete-of-the-Year ... Picked up Ventura County Sports Hall of Fame Male Athlete-of-the-Year Accolades ... Earned entry into the Moorpark College Hall of Fame ... Collected the Moorpark College Scholar Athlete Award.
High School: Was the throws MVP as a junior and senior, earning second place in the state championships and entry into the Indoor/Outdoor Nationals ... Threw the second-best mark in the shot put in school history as a senior while also setting the school record in the discus ... Was an indoor All-America selection in the shot put ... Outdoor Nationals qualifier in the shot put and discus ... Earned the US Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award.
Personal: Majoring in Sports Studies ... Son of George and Esther Aliotta ... Born in Brooklyn, N.Y.