Ole Miss Will Have Athletes Competing In 23 Events In Jacksonville
AT OLE MISS (2011-12):
OUTDOOR: Competed in the triple jump at the NCAA East Preliminary ... placed third in the triple jump at the SEC Championships with a mark of 51-10 on his first attempt ... runner-up in the triple jump at the Ole Miss Invitational with a personal-best 52-2.5 ... finished third in the triple jump at the Drake Relays (52-0) ... competed in the long jump once during the season, recording a distance of 21-10.75 to place seventh at the Rhodes Open.
INDOOR: Earned sixth place in the triple jump at the SEC Championships with a distance of 50-4.75 ... captured the triple jump title at the Rod McCravy Memorial (indoor personal-best 50-9.25) and the Auburn Invitational (50-0.75) ... placed seventh at the Tyson Invitational (50-1.75).
OUTDOOR: Selected to the SEC All-Freshman team in the triple jump ... finished fourth while jumping a season-best 52-04.75 in the triple jump at the SEC Championships ... named the SEC Men's Freshman of the Week during the week of March 22 after he won his first collegiate outdoor meet ... won the triple jump at the Rhodes Open with a measurement of 50-00.00 ... won the triple jump at the SEC/Big Ten Challenge with a leap of 51-00.00 ... placed fourth in the triple jump at the Ole Miss Invitational with a measurement of 50-02.75.
INDOOR: Competed in the indoor season.
BEFORE OLE MISS: Among the nation's top high school triple jumpers with a personal-best mark of 52-04.25 ... two-time Florida 4A state champion in the triple jump ... two-time state runner-up in the long jump ... helped South Dade claim the 2010 FHSAA 4A Region 4 Championship ... holds four school records and the Florida Relays high school triple jump record ... personal-best marks of 24-01.00 in the long jump and 14.25 in the 110 meter hurdles ... team MVP.
PERSONAL: Born June 15, 1992 ... son of Barbara Riley ... chose Ole Miss over Florida, Miami, Clemson, TCU and Louisville.
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