BEFORE SIENA: Attended St. John the Baptists High School... Captain of cross country and both indoor and outdoor track team....All-State cross country 2010, 2011, 2012...Led the Cougars all fall by running to a 16:10 5km personal best from his top 10 finish at the Six Flags Wild Safari Invitational...A 6th place finish at the prestigious Brown XC Invitational...In track, finished 2nd at the New Balance Grand Prix in 7:53.29 and 7th in The Penn Relays Championship of America 4x800m with a time of 7:55.64. Individually, Paolo finished 4th in the 1,600m at the CHSAA Indoor Track Championships where he ran a personal best time of 4:26.67. Earlier in the season, he came in 7th in the famous Stanner Games Invitational 3,200m running a 9:32.31 personal best time.
PERSONAL: Born February 15, 1995...Son of Mario and Heidi Fiore...Has two brothers, Mario, 23 (Suffolk Community College) and Luciano, 15...And three sisters, Olivia, 20 (University of New Hampshire), Tessa, 22 (Suffolk Community College), Natalia, 13...Career objective is to be a physical therapist.
KENWORTHY ON FIORE: "Paolo is one of the CHSAA's best runners and I'm excited to add him into our group next year. His experience as part of a very successful St. John the Baptist program will allow him to transition well into our tight men's pack and I can see him contributing immediately this fall."
PERSONAL BESTS: 5K - 16:10 (Six Flags Wild Safari Invitational)...1,600m - 4:26.67 (CHSAA Indoor Track Championships)...3,200m - 9:32.31 (Stanner Games Invitational)
GETTING TO KNOW PAOLO:
Planned Major at Siena: Biology
Career Obsjective: Physical Therapist
One thing I wish people knew about me but don't: I was Time magazine's person of the year in 2006.
Favorite TV show: NCIS
Favorite musician: Michael Jackson, Michael Buble, Cherub, Red Hot Chili peppers, Biggie Smalls.
If I could be on any reality TV show: Wipeout because I feel I would have a blast trying to get through the obstacle courses and I want to see if the course is as hard as it seems.
Favorite Athlete: Bo Jackson, Lebron James, Billy Mills
Thing I like Most about Siena: It seems to be a very professional place where there are plenty of nice people who are always willing to help.
My Favorite Professional Sport team: Miami Heat
Another sport I like to follow at Siena is: Basketball
My favorite website is: Urban Outfitters, Airows
If I could meet anyone in the world, who would it be? Robert Downey Jr.
My favorite book: Seven Deadly Wonders
My favorite movie: Dark Knight Rises
My favorite food is: My Mother's Pasta Fazool
If I had $10 million I would...have 10 million dollars