Nicolo Adorno
Nicolo Adorno
Year: FR
Hometown: Barnegat, N.J.
High School: Barnegat High
Events: Throws
Major: Mechanical Engineering

Personal Bests

  • Indoor
    • 60m: 7.27 (2018-19 at URI Pre-Conference Meet)
    • 200m: 23.10 (2018-19 at URI Pre-Conference Meet)
    • 400m: 51.87 (2018-19 at Husky Invitational)


  • Indoor:
    • Finished 10th in the 400m (51.87s) and 13th in the 200m (23.16s) at the Husky Invitational.
    • Finished third in the 4x400m relay (3:33.81) and 20th in the 200m (23.76s) at the URI Coaches Tribute.
    • Finished fifth in the 60m (7.27s) and sixth in the 200m (23.10s) at the URI Pre-Conference Meet.
  • Outdoor:
    • Did not compete.

Before URI

  • Attended Barnegat High School.
  • Was a member of the football and track teams earning 11 varsity letters.
  • Captained the winter and spring track teams his junior and senior year.
  • Earned awards while he was a member of the football team, including Highest GPA Award (2016-17) and Most Versatile (2017).
  • Earned a handful of awards with the track and field team, inlcuding:
    • Rookie of the Year (2014)
    • Most Improved Indoor Performer (2015-16)
    • Most Valuable Outdoor Performer (2017, 2018)
    • JSN Men's Track Athlete of the Year (2018)
  • Owns multiple records at BHS, including:
    • 200m record (2017)
    • 400m record (2017)
    • 4x100m relay record (2018)
    • 4x200m relay record (2018)
    • SMR record (2017)
    • Freshman 100m, 200m, 400m record (2014)
  • Also earned the most dual meet points in a season in 2017.
  • Member of the B-South Championship Track team in 2018.
  • Member of the Honor Roll all four years at Barnegat.
  • Named Student of the Month (2017).
  • Member of the National Honor Society and volunteered at numerous school functions.


  • Born Feb. 3, 2000.
  • Son of Nicole and Rafael Adorno.
  • Has one sister, Alyssia who attends Fairleigh Dickinson.
  • Chose URI over Manhattan College, UMass Lowell, Brown, Hillsdale College, and Rutgers.
  • Chose Rhode Island because of the academic opportunity in the engineering program and the opportunity to run track for URI.
  • Interests include running, sports, and gaming.
  • Favorite teams are the New York Jets, New York Yankees, and the Los Angeles Lakers.
  • Majoring in Mechanical Engineering with hopes of being a mechanical engineer in the automotive industry.