Alex Briggs
Alex Briggs
Year: JR
Hometown: Portsmouth, R.I.
High School: Portsmouth
Position: Throws

2014-15 (JUNIOR):

OUTDOOR:

Atlantic 10 Championships - Finished third in the hammer, (52.24m).

Brown Springtime Open - Finished fifth in the hammer throw, (51.45m).

Holy Cross Men's Meet - Finished second in the hammer throw, (53.07m).

Mark Young Yale Invitational - Finished fifth in the hammer throw, (52.27m).

George Mason Invitational - Finished fourth in the hammer throw, (51.97m).

UNH Wildcat Invitational - Finished tenth in the hammer throw, (45.38m).

INDOOR:

David Hemery Valentine Invitational - Finished 26th in the weight throw, (14.55m).

URI Coaches vs. Domestic Violence Invitational - Finished 11th in the weight throw, (14.81m).

Boston University Terrier Classic - Finished 26th in the weight throw, (14.56m).

2013-14 (SOPHOMORE):

OUTDOOR: 

IC4A Championship - Finished 25th in the hammer throw, (53.28m).

New England Championship - Finished tenth in the hammer throw, (53.08m).

Atlantic 10 Outdoor Championship - Finished second in the hammer throw, (53.55m).

Brown Classic - Finished fifth in the hammer throw, (51.68m).

UConn Classic - Finished seventh in the hammer throw, (52.16m).

Minutemen Invitational - Finished fourth in the hammer throw, (48.21m).

American International College Invitational - Finished fourth in the hammer throw, (47.90m).

UConn Invitational - Finished sixth in the hammer throw, (50.08m).

INDOOR: 

URI Coaches' Coed Invitational - Finished 11th of 28 in the weight throw, (14.95m).

Terrier Classic - Finished 19th of 49 in the weight throw, (15.01m).

Sorlien Invitational - Finished ninth in the weight throw, (14.35m).

2012-13 (FRESHMAN):

OUTDOOR:

Atlantic 10 Outdoor Championship - Threw a distance of 160’7 to finished seventh in the hammer throw.

Brown Open - Finished third in the hammer throw, (48.51m).

UConn Invitational - Finished sixth in the hammer throw, (160’3).

INDOOR:
Did not compete for the Rams.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Attended Portsmouth H.S… Four-year letterman of the track & field team… Also played two years of soccer… Captained the track & field team 2010-12… Named All-Division in the Weight Throw… Earned Second Emerging Elite Weight Throw in Indoor Nationals… Holds record in weight (63’7) and hammer (197’2), set in the 2011-12 season… Helped team win the East Division Outdoor Championship in 2011.

PERSONAL: Born August 5, 1994… Son of Byron and Karen Briggs… Has one brother, Thomas, and one sister, Noelle, who graduated from URI in 2012… Enjoys games, soccer, throwing, and hanging out with friends and family… Lists favorite athlete as Matt Light… Follows the Boston Bruins and the New England Patriots… Plans on being a civil engineer in the future… Majoring in Civil Engineering.