Pearu Pold
Pearu Pold
Height: 6-0
Weight: 220
Year: Sr.
Hometown: San Diego, CA
High School: Torrey Pines HS
Events: Free/Back/Breast
Experience: 3Y

2016-17 (Junior)
Named the MPSF Turbo Athlete of the Week on Oct. 5 after taking first in Cal Poly's season opener against USC in the 500 free with a time of 4:40.83 ... placed third against USC in the 1000 free with a mark of 9:38.87 ... ranked as high as No. 13 in the nation ... took first place against UCSB in the 400 free relay with teammates Dominic Dalpiaz, Jack Jenner and Paul Rogers with a time of 3:07.84. 

2015-16 (Sophomore)
Finished off an impressive sophomore campaign by etching his name among the Top-5 in several all-time program events, including the 800-yard free relay (6:30.44), combining with Nolan Newland, Jack Jenner and Dominic Dalpiaz on the program record on the opening day of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships on Feb. 17 (the mark was over six seconds better than the previous all-time best time) ... individually, is No. 3 all-time in program history in the 500 free after his mark of 4:27.09, which he recorded on the second day of the MPSF Championships on Feb. 18 ... also recorded the fifth-best 400 IM mark in program history with a race time of 3:56.00 on the third day of the MPSF Championships ... delivered the fourth-best 200 free mark of the season for Cal Poly with a time of 1:40.01 on Nov. 20 ... recorded the fastest time in the 1,000 free for the Mustangs during the year with a mark of 9:25.20 on Jan. 30 at UC Santa Barbara ... his 1,650 free mark of 15:32.06 was also the top time in the event for Cal Poly during the season, which he raced on Nov. 21. 

2014-15 (Freshman)
Raced to a time of 49.82 seconds in the 100-yard freestyle at the Cal King & Queen of the Pool Meet on Sept. 19, which was his fastest in the event during the season ... recorded the third-best 500 free time on the team when he raced to a 4:31.70 during the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships on Feb. 19 ... earned the fourth-best 1,000 freestyle time during the season, 9:38.28, against No. 8 USC on Oct. 17 ... during the final day of the MPSF Championships, raced to a time of 16:01.08 in the 1,650 freestyle, which was the fourth-best mark on the team during the season ... swam the 100 backstroke in 55.94 seconds on Sept. 19 ... also recorded a time of 1:07.00 in the 100 breast.

Prep --
Swam the distance freestyle while at Torrey Pines High School ... was an AP scholar ... earned individual Palomar League championships in the 500 freestyle in both 2011 and 2013 ... established a school record in the 500 free, 4:30.64 ... named a Swimmer to Watch by the San Diego Union-Tribune ... holds the record at Torrey Pines in the 100 back, 53.90 ... broke the long-course record for an Estonian in the 800-meter freestyle, with a time of 8:34.42.

Personal --
Born on Oct. 25, 1996 in Los Angeles ... son of Mehis and Anu Pold ... has two sisters, Anna (who swims for Florida) and Eva (who swims for Northern Arizona) ... majors in business administration ... enjoys bodysurfing when he's not in the pool ... also considered UNLV and Fordham ... has career ambitions of working in the business or finance fields.