Perry Cornelio
Perry Cornelio
Hometown: Newington, CT
High School: Newington High School
Position: ASSISTANT COACH
2005-06: Threw in eight meets ... took third place in the weight throw at the NEC Championship with a throw of 12.93m ... recorded his season-best throw of 45.10m in the hammer on two occasions, Yale (4/30) and Holy Cross (4/22) ... posted his best throw in the discus for the season at New Hampshire (4/15) with a distance of 37.54m.

2004-05: Had two top-10 finishes in shot put and three in weight throw during indoor season ... finished as high as fourth (at Maine) ... placed fifth and ninth in two hammer throw competitions at UConn ... had two top-10 finishes in both the shot put and discus.

2003-04: Best shot put showing during indoor season came at NEC Championships (11.43m) ... finished 17th in both the hammer throw and discus at NEC Outdoor Championships.

Before Central: Four-year track and field participant at Newington High ... also played football (two years) and soccer (one year) ... top field athlete three straight seasons at Newington.

Personal: Son of Nora and Perry Cornelio ... a management major.