2001 AS A SOPHOMORE: Did not compete for Florida.
2000 AS A FRESHMAN: Best of 9:17:94 (3000m), 10:24.53 (3000m Steeplechase) and 15:56:71 (5000m)... Competed in four meets (Three Indoors, One Outdoors)... 15th in the Florida Relays invitational 3000m steeplechase, 10:24.53.
1999 IN CROSS COUNTRY: Competed in one event... Finished 42nd at the Gator Invitational in 27:54.25.
HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Track and cross country team captain at Strath Haven High... Part of the school record 4x1600m relay team. High School Coach: Bob Jesson.
PREP BESTS: 1600m: 4:45.0; 3200m: 9:55.5.
"BEYOND THE STATS": Aspires to be a disc jockey... Also competed for Philadelphia CYO track club, 1992 minor boys AAU national champions... Was once in a magic show with David Copperfield... Son of Frank and Betty Peditto... Born Michael Joseph Peditto on August 18, 1980 in Philadelphia, Pa... Has an older sister, Nicole.