2018 NCAA East Preliminaries in Tampa, Fla. (May 26, 2018)
Georgia Tech Track and Field at NCAA East Preliminaries in Tampa, Fla.
2018 Track and Field Outdoor Championships (Miami, Fla.) (ACC)
NCAA Division III outdoor 400m national champion (Emory)
2015 NCAA outdoor all-American (Emory)
2015 NCAA academic all-American (Emory)
2016 USTFCCCA South/Southeast region indoor athlete of the year
Emory University: Attended Emory University for two years (2015-16)… helped Emory to a 2015 UAA outdoor conference championship … in 2016, was USTFCCCA scholar athlete of the year and USTFCCCA South/Southeast region indoor athlete of the year … was NCAA DIII outdoor 400m national champion and indoor runner-up … was UAA indoor and outdoor 400m champion … named all-UAA six times … in 2015, named NCAA outdoor all-American and academic all-American … a four-time all-UAA performer … won UAA conference 400m indoor and outdoor title … named UAA indoor and outdoor rookie of the year and Emory freshman athlete of the year … holds both outdoor UAA 400m and indoor UAA 400m record, set in outdoor and indoor championships – times also rewrote Emory record book.
High School: Attended Seabury Hall High School … a multi-sport athlete, lettered two years in track and field/cross country and four years in soccer as a midfielder/defender … was Maui Interscholastic League (MIL) 400m champion as well as Hawaii state 400m champion in 2014 … named MIL co-track athlete of the year … holds MIL 400m record from his 2014 championship run … also holds Seabury Hall 400m school record … earned honor roll in 2011 and 2012, as well as made headmaster’s list in 2013 and 2014.
Personal: Full name is Daniel Richard Pietsch … born Feb. 6, 1996 in Wailuku, Hawaii … son of Michelle and Matthew Pietsch … has an older brother – Aaron … intends on majoring in mechanical engineering … chose Tech because of engineering school as well as the athletics department … enjoys surfing, hiking, soccer and longboarding in his spare time.