Men's Track

 

  Corey Draffen
Corey Draffen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
New Bedford, Mass.

High School:
New Bedford HS

Last College:
Rhode Island

Height:
6-0

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
12/26/1983


2004-05: Talented, versatile athlete who competed in spring and jump events ... second-ranked 100-meter sprinter and high jumper on the team during the outdoor season ... posted a season-best time in the 100 meter dash (11.19) at the Raleigh Relays (3/25) winning his section ... took ninth in the high jump (6-2.25) at the Brown Invitational (4/16) in his only jump of the season ... during the indoor season, took ninth in the 200 meters at the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/19) running a season-best time of 22.82 seconds and tied for seventh in the high jump (6-1.25) ... cleared 6-feet, 3.50 inches in the high jump for his season-best height at the URI Mega Meet (2/5).

University of Rhode Island: Led URI as a freshman (2002-03) in the outdoor 200-meter dash (22.02).

New Bedford HS: Four-year letterwinner in basketball and two-year letterwinner in track and field ... state champion in 2002 ... named to the Boston Globe and Boston Herald All-Scholastic teams as a senior ... led 4x100-meter relay team to state championship (42.30 seconds) and New England Championships ... personal-best time in 100 meters was 10.91 seconds ... averaged 21 points, 10 rebounds and four assists en route to the Big 3 Conference MVP honors for basketball.

Personal: Full name is Corey Louis Draffen ... son of Cheryl Texiera and Rooney Draffen ... born Dec. 26, 1983 in Boston, Mass.

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