Riley Peterson
Riley Peterson
Year: So.
Hometown: Barnet, VT
High School: St. Johnsbury Academy
Major: General Management
Event(s): Pole Vault

2019-2020:  Runner-up in the pole vault (4.45m/14-7¼) at the State Indoor Championships (28/20) ... Won the pole vault (4.50m/14-9) at the USM Open II meet (1/25/20) ... Runner-up in the pole vault (career-best 4.55m/14-11) at the Bowdoin Invitational (1/18/20) ... Won the pole vault (4.15m/13-7¼) at the Reggie Poyau Invitational held at Brandeis (1/11/20).

2018-2019: Named Little East Conference Rookie Field Athlete of the Week (2/4/19) ...  Tied for third place in the pole vault (4.10m/13-5 ¼) at the Maine Quad Meet (2/2/19) ... Named Little East Conference Rookie Field Athlete of the Week (12/17/18) ... Finished third in the pole vault (3.80m/12-5 ½) at the season-opening USM Open I meet (12/15/18)

Before USM: Attended St. Johnsbury (Vt.) Academy for three years ... Particpated in track & field his last two years ... Finished runner-up in the 300-meter hurdles (41.13), was third in the pole vault (11-6), and ran in the 110-meter hurdles prelims (17.39) at the 2018 Vermont State Division I Outdoor Championships (6/2/18) ... Was fourth in the pole vault (11-0), ninth in the 300-meter hurdles (45.10) and competed in the 110-meter hurdles prelims (17.07) at the 2017 Vermont State Division I Outdoor Championships (6/3/17) ... Also particpated in soccer for three years ... Spent his freshman year at Danville (Vt.) H.S. where he played soccer.