Nigel Riley
Nigel Riley
Year: SO
Hometown: Middle Island, N.Y.
High School: Longwood
Position: Jumps
Major: Criminology & Criminal Justice

2015-16

  • Outdoor:
    • Finish fourth in the triple jump (47' 10") at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
  • Indoor: 
    • Finished fifth in the long jump, (6.93m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship. 
    • Placed 14th overall in the long jump, (6.52m) at the Fastrack National Invite. 
    • Won the triple jump, (14.41m) at the Coaches' Tribute Meet. 
    • Finished eighth in the long jump, (6.74m) at the Donahue Games. 
    • Placed second in the long jump, (6.75m) and second in the triple jump, (14.28m) at the URI Sorlien Memorial Invitational.

2014-15

  • Outdoor:
    • Finished eighth in the triple jump, (14.15m), and 13th in the long jump, (6.42m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Finished third in the triple jump, (14.14m) at the Brown Springtime Open.
    • Finished second in the triple jump, (13.74m), and third in the long jump, (6.67m) at the Holy Cross Men's Meet.
    • Finished sixth in the triple jump, (14.06m) at the Mark Young Yale Invitational.
    • Finished 13th in the long jump, (6.01m) at the Brown Invitational.
  • Indoor:
    • Placed 14th in the triple jump, (13.59m) at the New England Championship.
    • Placed fourth in the triple jump, (14.05m), and 12th in the long jump, (6.36m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Placed 20th in the triple jump, (13.57m), and 29th in the long jump, (6.36m) at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational.
    • Placed ninth in the long jump, (6.18m) at the URI Coaches vs. Domestic Violence Invitational.
    • Placed 10th in the triple jump, (13.75m) at the Boston University Terrier Classic.
    • Finished fourth in the triple jump, (13.85m) at the Sorlien Memorial Invitational.

High School

  • Attended Longwood High School where he lettered in football and indoor/outdoor track
  • Played junior varsity basketball for two seasons
  • Captained the track team in his senior season
  • Team won four straight league championships during four consecutive undefeated seasons
  • Team also won three county championships in 2011, '12, and '14

Personal

  • Born July 8, 1996
  • Son of Ninette Riley and Erton Rudder
  • Has one sister, Nneka
  • Likes weightlifting, music and baseball
  • Favorite athlete is Lebron James
  • Likes Chicago Bulls, New York Mets, New York Jets, and the Philadelphia Eagles
  • Majoring in Criminology & Criminal Justice
  • Chose URI over George Mason, Salisbury, Towson, and St. John's