Nigel Riley
Nigel Riley
Year: FR
Hometown: Middle Island, N.Y.
High School: Longwood
Position: Jumps

2014-15 (FRESHMAN):


Atlantic 10 Championships - Finished eighth in the triple jump, (14.15m), and 13th in the long jump, (6.42m).

Brown Springtime Open - Finished third in the triple jump, (14.14m).

Holy Cross Men's Meet - Finished second in the triple jump, (13.74m), and third in the long jump, (6.67m).

Mark Young Yale Invitational - Finished sixth in the triple jump, (14.06m).

Brown Invitational - Finished 13th in the long jump, (6.01m).


New England Championship - Placed 14th in the triple jump, (13.59m).

Atlantic 10 Championship - Placed fourth in the triple jump, (14.05m), and 12th in the long jump, (6.36m).

David Hemery Valentine Invitational - Placed 20th in the triple jump, (13.57m), and 29th in the long jump, (6.36m).

URI Coaches vs. Domestic Violence Invitational - Placed ninth in the long jump, (6.18m).

Boston University Terrier Classic - Placed 10th in the triple jump, (13.75m).

Sorlien Memorial Invitational - Finished fourth in the triple jump, (13.85m).

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Longwood High School where he lettered in football and indoor/outdoor track...Also 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 Environmental Science and management with plans to work for the EPA or become a environmental field scientist...Chose URI over George Mason, Salisbury, Towson, and St. John's...