Nick Copponi
Nick Copponi
Height: 6-2
Weight: 180
Year: FR
Hometown: Mansfield, Mass.
High School: Mansfield
Events: Multi
Major: Marine Biology

High School

  • Attended Mansfield High School.
  • Earned three varsity letters in outdoor track, two in indoor track, and one each in cross country and football.
  • Also played hockey for two seasons and lacrosse for one.
  • Sun Chronicle Honorable Mention for Outdoor Season his junior and senior years.
  • Hocknock League Champions in both indoor and outdoor track his sophomore, junior and senior years.


  • Son of John and Debra Copponi.
  • Has two younger brothers: Christopher and Matthew.
  • Chose URI for the "beautiful campus and impressive STEM programs."
  • Interests include relaxing, hanging with friends and attending his brothers' sporting events.
  • Favorite athlete is Ashton Eaton.
  • Favorite teams are the Boston Red Sox, New England Patriots, Boston Bruins and Boston Celtics.
  • Chose URI over the University of New Haven and UMass Dartmouth.
  • Majoring in Marie Biology.