Dimitri Pray
Dimitri Pray
Year: FR
Hometown: Pomona, N.Y.
High School: North Rockland
Events: Mid-Distance
Major: Kinesiology

Personal Bests

  • Indoor
    • 500m: 1:06.57 (2018-19 at Husky Invitational)
  • Outdoor
    • 100m: 11.37 (2018-19 at Holy Cross Men's Meet)
    • 200m: 22.69 (2018-19 at Holy Cross Invite)
    • 400m: 49.08 (2018-19 at Holy Cross Invite)


  • Indoor:
    • Finished fourth in the 500m (1:06.57) at the Husky Invitational.
    • Finished 16th in the 500m (1:06.83) at the Beantown Challenge.
    • Finished third in the DMR (10:31.95) and sixth in the 500m (1:07.14) at the Sorlien Invitational.
    • Finished third in the 500m (1:07.03) and third 4x400m (3:33.81) at the URI Coaches Tribute.
  • Outdoor:
    • Finished fifth in the 4x400m relay (3:24.64) and ninth in the 400m (50.93s) at the Black & Gold Invitational.
    • Finished 17th in the 400m (49.97s) and 30th in the 200m (22.75s) at the UConn Northeast Challenge.
    • Placed second in the 400m (49.08s) and finished 11th in the 200m (22.69s) at the Holy Cross Invite.
    • Won the 4x400m relay (3:23.91) and finished seventh in the 100m (11.37s) and seventh in the 200m (23.06s) at the Holy Cross Men's Meet.
    • Placed second in the 400m (50.04s) at the Brown Open.
    • Finished fourth in the 4x400m relay (3:17.77) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Placed second in the 4x400m relay (3:12.76) at the New England Championship.

High School

  • Attended North Rockland High School.
  • Was a member of the soccer and track team and earned two varsity letters.
  • Captained the track team for two years.
  • Earned Indoor All-State in the 600 meters.
  • Owns the 600m record, 4x400m relay record, and sprint medley relay record.
  • Member of the track team who were named section champions for multiple seasons. 


  • Born July 28, 2000.
  • Son of Jenny and Alfred Pray.
  • Has one sister, Nancy.
  • Chose URI over Manhattan College and SUNY Cortland.
  • Enjoys football, skiing, and weightlifting.
  • Favorite athlete is Odell Beckham Jr. and favorite teams are New York Giants and the New York Yankees.
  • Chose Rhode Island because of the campus, kinesiology program, and the track program.
  • Majoring in Kinesiology with hopes of becoming an athletic trainer or physical therapist.