Men's Track & Field



Austin Riddle
Austin  Riddle

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Memorial HS

Height:
6-4

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
10/21/1994

Experience:
2L


03/17/2017

Riddle Breaks Own School Record in Hammer Throw

Owls win four events at UH Cougar Spring Break Invitational

02/18/2017

Ugwunze Breaks School Record in Weight Throw

Filip leads heptathlon by winning three events

02/10/2017

Men’s Track & Field Performs Strong at Howie Ryan Invite

Riddle wins weight throw

02/04/2017

Men's Throwers Highlight Day Two at Texas A&M

Owls finish 2nd, 3rd, 4th in weight throw

01/27/2017

Owls’ Throwers Highlight Day One at UH Invite

Riddle establishes new Rice record in weight throw

Riddle TFRRS Results



AT MAJOR MEETS
2015 C-USA Indoor - 7th, Weight Throw, 16.10m (52-10.00)
2015 C-USA Outdoor - 4th, Hammer Throw, 56.93m (186-9.00)
2015 C-USA Outdoor - 6th, Discus Throw, 48.34m (158-7.00)
2016 C-USA Indoor - 6th, Weight Throw, 17.69m (58-0.500)
2016 C-USA Outdoor - 2nd, Hammer Throw, 62.01m (203-5.00)
2016 C-USA Outdoor - 6th, Discus Throw, 47.92m (157-3.00)
2016 NCAA West Prelims - 7th, Hammer Throw, 64.15m (210-5.00)
2016 NCAA Outdoor Championships - 19th, Hammer Throw, 63.09m (207.00)

PERSONAL BESTS
(Indoor)
Weight Throw- 17.72m (52-10.00), Charlie Thomas Invite (2/5/16)
(Outdoor)
Discus- 50.35m (165-2.00), Victor Lopez Classic (3/24/16)
*Hammer- 64.15m (210-5.00), NCAA West Prelims (5/26/16)* (School Record)
Shot Put - 11.85m (38-10.5), Kansas Relays (4/20/16)

2015-16
Indoor:
Competed in four indoor meets, highlighted by a sixth place finish in the weight throw at the C-USA Championships. Outdoor: Set a new Rice school record in the hammer throw (64.15m) with a seventh-place heave at the NCAA West Prelims...placed 19th in the hammer throw at the NCAA Championships to earn All-American Honorable Mention honors...also earned C-USA All-Conference honors with a second place finish in the hammer throw at the C-USA Championships.

2014-15
Indoor:
Finished 7th (16.10m) in the weight throw at the C-USA Championships. Outdoor: Had a 4th place finish (56.93m) in the hammer at the C-USA Championships, a new PR...placed second at the UTEP Invitational in both the discus (47.62m) and hammer throw (57.05m).

2013-14

Outdoor: Competed in five throwing events as an unattached redshirt freshman.

HIGH SCHOOL
Graduated and ran track at Memorial High School for head coach Richard Ruez ... was a district champion and area/regional finalist his senior season.

PERSONAL
Full Name: Austin Joe Riddle ... Parents: Al and Julie Riddle (one sister) ... Major: Mechanical Engineering ... College: Duncan.

Duncan College

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