LSU Gold
Belle Chase, La.
High School
Holy Cross HS

Career Records

2021 Outdoor (JUNIOR)
Did not compete.

2021 Indoor (JUNIOR)
Did not compete.

2020 (JUNIOR)
Placed 97th with a time of 26:52.0 in the 8k event at the SEC Cross Country Championships.

Competed in six of seven total races for the 2019 season … set a PR time of 19:08.0 at the McNeese Opener (6k) as he finished in 13th place … finished in 13th place at the LSU Invitational (5k) with a personal best time of 15:44.1 … placed 68th overall at the Joe Piane Invitational (5-mile) with a time of 25:35.5 … earned a 88th place finish at the Arturo Barrios Invitational (8k) with a time of 25:24.6 … crossed the finish line in 49th place at the SEC Championships with an 8k PR of 24:21.6 … Ended his sophomore season with a 47th place finish and a personal best time of 31:39.0 at the NCAA South Central Regionals (10k).

Competed in five of six total races for the 2018 season … Earned his best finish at the McNeese Season Opener (4k), held in Lake Charles, La., at 34th-place in 14.01.3 … Followed up by placing 40th in the LSU Invitational (4 mile) with a time of 23:01.00 … Placed in the top 100 in the SEC Cross Country Championships (8k) placing 98th overall with a time of 25:46.4 … Ended his freshman season at the NCAA South Central Regional (8k) notching a 133rd place spot with a time of 35:50.3.

Prepped at Holy Cross High School in New Orleans where he ran track and field as well as cross country … placed 14th in 2017 LHSAA Class 5A Cross Country state meet with a three-mile time of 16:21.5 … finished ninth at the 2015 Walker High Shootout with a personal best three-mile time of 15:29.2 … claimed gold at the 2017 LHSAA Region III (5A) meet in the 1,600 meter run with a readout of 4:24.72 … set a personal best readout of 2:01.23 in the 800 meter run at the 2018 District 9-5A meet.

Son of Jenny and Lance Baldassaro … has a brother named Gage … a member of the soccer, cross country, and track and field team for each of his four years at Holy Cross High School in New Orleans … plans on majoring in chemical engineering at LSU.

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