Women's Track

 

  Margaret Riseborough
Margaret  Riseborough

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Oak Bluffs, Mass.

High School:
Martha's Vineyard Regional HS

Height:
5-10

Event:
Throws


Riseborough's Career Performance List & PRs

As a junior in 2015-2016: Placed seventh in the weight throw and third in the UMass record books with a 52 foot, 8.25 inch throw at the Joe Donahue Games (1/22) that qualified her for the ECAC … Placed sixth in the shot put at 40 feet. 2.75 inches and set fifth best UMass mark in the weight throw to place second at the Beantown Challenge (1/16) with a 50 foot, 7.25 inch throw … Placed fifth in the shot put at the Yale Invite (1/9) with a 41 foot, 8.5 inch toss as well as fifth in the weight throw with a New Englands-qualfiying 49 foot, 6.5 inch throw
As a sophomore in 2015: Outdoor: Competed in shot put at the NEICAAA Outdoor Championships with a distance of 42-feet, 3.25-inches (5/7) ... Finished sixth in shot put with a mark of 42-feet, 2-inches at the Atlantic 10 Championships (5/2) ... Also competed in discus (114-3) and hammer throw (123-7)(5/2) ... At the UMass Pre-Conference Meet, placed first in women's shot put throwing 43-feet, 3-inches and a new season best (4/25) ... Took fifth in hammer throw (134-8)(4/25) ... Won shot put at the Holy Cross Invitational, with a distance of 42-feet, 8.25-inches (4/18) ... At the UMass Invitational, took second in shot put (40-2)(4/11) ... Took first in shot put at the UMass Women's Minuteman Track Meet with a throw of 41-feet, 4.25-inches (4/3) ... Finished sixth in discus with a distance of 113-feet, 7-inches and seventh in hammer throw (128-8)(4/3). Indoor:Competed in the New England Indoor Championships finishing ninth in shot put with a throw of 40-feet, 11.75-inches (2/27) ... Also competed in weight throw with a distance of 44-feet, 10.25-inches (2/27) ... Claimed bronze in women's shot put, setting a personal record of 43-feet, 3.75-inches at the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/21) ... Took fifth in weight through with a new personal record of 49-feet, 8.25-inches (2/21) ... Placed third in shot put at the Coaches Tribute (43-0.25)(2/7) ... Also took ninth in weight throw (45-9.25)(2/7) ... Competed in women's weight throw at the John Thomas Terrier Invitational (47-0.75)(1/30) ... Placed sixth in shot put and set a new personal record, throwing 42-feet, 3.25-inches (1/30) ... Placed seventh in shot put at Joe Donahue Games (41-2.25)(1/23) ... Also competed in weight throw (41-11.5)(1/23) ... Finished seventh at the Beantown Challenge in weight throw (46-10) and shot put (41-10.75)(1/17) ... Placed sixth in shot put at Yale Invitational (40-7)(1/10) ... Also competed in weight throw (43-5.75)(1/10).

As a freshman in 2014: Outdoor:
Threw as season-best mark in women's shot put at the New England Championships and placed fourth with a distance of 40-feet, 5-inches (5/10) ... Placed eighth in shot put at the Atlantic 10 Championships with a throw of 39-feet, 10.75-inches (5/4) ... Tied for second at the UNH Pre-Conference Meet in shot put, throwing 39-feet, 10-inches (4/26) ... Had a second place finish in shot put at the Minuteman Invitational (4/12)(39-0.5) and finishing third at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/19)(39-2.5) ... Saw action in discus at the Minuteman Invitational where she threw 100-feet, 9-inches (4/12) ... Placed seventh overall in discus at the UConn Invitational (4/5)(95-10) ... Also competed in hammer and placed eighth at the UConn Invitational with a distance of 121-feet, 10-inches (4/5).Indoor: Competed in the weight throw in five meets, posting UMass' top-two throws of the season ... Logged a season-best mark of 47-3.5 to take eighth at the Atlantic 10 Championship (2/23) ... Took sixth in the event at the Harvard Invitational (2/1) with a mark of 42-9 ... Placed eighth at the Sorlien Invitational (1/18) with a distance of 42-11.75 ... Threw the shot put a season-best 41-.5 at the New England Championship (3/1) ... Took sixth in the event at the Yale Invitational (39-11.25) ... Placed eighth at the Harvard Invitational (2/1) (37-1.75).

Before the University of Massachusetts:

Personal: Planning to major in Communications.

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    Event Calendar

    Friday, Feb 12
    at David Hemery Valentine Invitational TBA
    Saturday, Feb 20
    at Atlantic 10 Championship (Day 1) 9:30 AM
    Sunday, Feb 21
    at Atlantic 10 Championship (Day 2) 9:30 AM
    Friday, Feb 26
    at New England Championship (Day 1) 10:00 AM
    Saturday, Feb 27
    at New England Championship (Day 2) 10:00 AM
    Saturday, Mar 5
    at ECAC Championship (Day 1) 10:00 AM
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