Christian Sisto
Christian Sisto
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Sevierville, Tenn.
High School: Pigeon Forge HS
Events: Throws
Major: Exercise Science / Sport Management

2017-18: Indoor: Finished 8th in the shot put at the Dunamis Super Meet with a season-best 42 feet, 3 1/4 inches... 16th in the shot put at the SAC Indoor Championship (40 feet, 5 1/2 inches)... Outdoor: 16th in the discus at the N.C. A&T Invitational with a season-best throw of 101 feet, 10 inches... 11th in the shot put at the SAC Outdoor Championship with a throw of 40 feet, 6 3/4 inches.

2016: Redshirt in football.

High School: Graduated from Pigeon Forge (Tenn.) HS... Coached by Scott Meadows and Greg Foreman... 2014 team captain... 2014 All-District first team... 2015 Tennessee/Kentucky Border Bowl All-Star... Lettered in football, wrestling and track & field... Two-time All-State in wrestling... All-State and finished third regionally in the discus and shot put... 44-11 record in wrestling as a senior... Led Pigeon Forge to back-to-back state wrestling titles.

Personal: Full name is Christian Alexander Sisto... Born March 5, 1997 in Miami, Fla... Son of Anthony and Tracy Sisto... Brother - Nicholas Sisto, is also a member of the TU track & field team... Grandfather, Charles L. Baetzman, played football at Florida and Southern Mississippi... Cousin, Austin Tyrell, currently plays football at Stetson University... Majoring in exercise science and sport management... Minor in coaching... Favorite book: The Giver; Favorite midnight snack: Fruit; Favorite song: "My girl"; Christian can't go a week without: Working out; Most thrilling moment in sports: Winning State; Advice to kids: "Don't do drugs"; Favorite color: Red; Favorite food: Sushi; Favorite sport other than football: Boxing; Person Christian most admires: His father; Toughest opponent Christian has ever played against: Dominic Williams; What people don't know about Christian: He speaks Spanish; When he was a kid, Christian tried to be like: His father; When people first meet Christian, they think: He's tall... 2018 Tusculum University Homecoming King