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

Personal Bests

  • Indoor
    • 60m: 7.08 (2016-17 at Sorlien Memorial Invitational)
    • Long Jump: 6.95m (2016-17 at New England Championship)
    • Triple Jump: 14.43m (2016-17 at Beantown Challenge)
  • Outdoor
    • 100m: 11.46 (2016-17 at UNH Meet)
    • Triple Jump: 14.58m (2015-16 at Atlantic 10 Championship)
    • Long Jump: 6.98m (2016-17 at Brown Springtime Open)

Career Honors & Awards

  • 2016 Indoor A-10 Runner Up (Triple Jump)

2016-17

  • Outdoor:
    • Won the triple jump (13.84m) at the Black & Gold Invitational.
    • Finished 10th in the 100m (11.46s) and fourth in the long jump (6.57m) at the UNH Meet.
    • Placed seventh in the long jump (6.94m) and eighth in the triple jump (14.08m) at the Northeast Challenge.
    • Won the long jump (6.98m) and placed second in the triple jump (14.33m) at the Brown Springtime Open.
    • Placed seventh in the long jump (6.89m) and eighth in the triple jump (14.12m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Finished 11th in the long jump (6.63m) and fourth in the triple jump (14.12m) at the New England Championship.
  • Indoor:
    • Finished second in the long jump (6.85m) and fourth in the triple jump (14.43m) at the Beantown Challenge.
    • Placed sixth in the 60m (7.08s), third in the long jump (6.86m) and ninth in the triple jump (13.91m) at the Sorlien Invitational.
    • Finished 10th in the triple jump (13.59m) at the Terrier Classic.
    • Placed 27th in the long jump (6.50m) at the Armory Track Invitational.
    • Finished second in the triple jump (14.22m) at the Coaches Tribute Meet.
    • Ran 7.13s in the 60m prelim and finished sixth in long jump (6.89m) and fifth in triple jump (14.04m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Placed foruth in the long jump (6.95m) and ninth in the triple jump (13.91m) at the New England Championship.

2015-16

  • Outdoor:
    • Finish fourth in the triple jump (14.58m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Won the long jump (6.78m) and finished third in the triple jump (14.02m) at the Brown Open.
    • Won the long jump (6.72m) and placed ninth in the 100m (11.54s) at the Yale Open.
    • Finished sixth in 100m (11.59s) at the Bryant Invitational.
  • 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