Eli Avellino
Eli Avellino
Height: 6-0
Year: So.
Hometown: Montrose, N.Y.
High School: Hendrick Hudson
Event(s): Mid-Distance

Prior to Geneseo: Competed for Hendrick Hudson High School … named Section I Class B All-League B … named All-Westchester County … named All-Section I.

Personal: Eli Thomas Avellino was born in Cordlandt Manor, N.Y. … raised in Montrose, N.Y. … parents are Shelly and Ralph Avellino … has two siblings, Jake and Avery … studying economics with a minor in international relations … enjoys listening to music and hiking … favorite athletic-related moment was during indoor his senior year when he and his 4x400 relay team won sectionals despite being expected to come in third place … started competing in track & field his freshman year of high school … favorite professional sports team is the New York Mets … favorite professional athlete is Michal Conforto … names one of high school track coahces, Loretta Reilly, as having the most influence on his athletic career because she kept him motivated and eager because even when he was slow she was optimistic about how he could improve.