The Woodlands senior Patrick Piperi has committed to the University of Texas. Piperi's older brother, Tripp, already competes for the Longhorns. (Piperi family photo)

BEVO BEAT Track & Field

Oh, brother: The Woodlands senior Patrick Piperi to join his sibling on Texas’ track and field team

Posted October 24th, 2018

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When Patrick Piperi arrives at Texas next year, a familiar face will be waiting for him.

Piperi announced on Monday that he has given a verbal commitment to UT’s track and field program. Piperi is a senior at The Woodlands High. He will compete in throwing events for the Longhorns.

Piperi is the younger brother of Tripp Piperi, a UT sophomore who earned All-American honors in the shot put during this year’s indoor and outdoor seasons.

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At the Class 6A track meet this past May, Patrick Piperi won a silver medal in the shot put and finished third in the discus. In both events, Piperi was only beaten by seniors who have since graduated.

Piperi will be coached at Texas by Zeb Sion, who was hired in July after spending that last two years at Stanford.

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