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Riley Budde
Riley  Budde

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Beaver Dam, Wis.

High School:
Beaver Dam

Height:
6-4

Event:
Throws

Eligibility (Indoor/Outdoor): Sophomore/Redshirt Freshman

At Wisconsin
2015 Outdoor:
Set personal records in both shot put (57-7 3/4 (17.57m)) to claim second and discus (171-7 (52.31m)) to finish 13th at the Triton Invitational (4/25) ... at the LSU Alumni Gold (4/18), finished second in shot put with a throw of 55-0 (16.76m) and took 10th in discus with 164-5 (50.12m) ... in his season debut, finished fourth in the invitational section of shot put with a throw of 54-8 3/4 (16.68m), took 13th in hammer throw with a heave of 163-8 (49.90m) and placed ninth in the invitational section of discus with a personal best of 170-1 (51.84m) at the Stanford Invitational (4/3-4)

2015 Indoor:
At the Big Ten Championship (2/27-28) finished 16th in shot put with a throw of 54-2 1/2 (16.52m) and placed 14th in the weight throw with a heave of 62-8 (19.10m) ... finished third in shot put with a personal best of 56-1 3/4 (17.11m) and took fourth in the weight throw with a heave of 63-2 1/4 (19.26m) at the Red and White Open (2/20) ... placed 12th in weight throw with a heave of 57-3 3/4 (17.47m) and 19th in shot put with a throw of 51-0 (15.54m) at the ISU Classic (2/13-14) ... finished sixth in weight throw with a heave of 61-10 1/4 (18.85m) and had a personal best of 53-6 1/2 (16.32m) in shot put earning fifth at the Armory Track Invitational (1/30-31) ... at the Wisconsin vs. Minnesota Dual (1/24), placed sixth in shot put with a throw of 52-2 (15.90m) and had personal records in weight throw earning fifth, 64-5 1/4 (19.64m), and finished sixth in discus, 174-5 (53.16m) ... in his season debut, finished second in shot put with a personal record of 52-08 3/4 (16.07m), placed third in weight throw with a personal record of 61-03 (18.67m) and set a personal record in discus coming in second with a throw of 173-11 (53.02m) at the Wisconsin Open (1/17)

2014 Indoor:
At the Red a White Open (2/21), finished fourth in the weight throw with a personal-best toss of 56-11 1/2 (17.36m) ... at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational (1/25), competing unattached set a personal record in the weight throw with a heave of 54-9 1/2 (16.70m), good for 11th place ... also finished ninth in the shot put with a toss of 49-3 (15.01m) and ninth in the discus with a throw of 152-6 (46.49m) ... in his collegiate debut, competing unattached, won the shot put and weight throw with heaves of 50-8 1/4 (15.45m) and 52-1 1/4 (15.88m), respectively, at the Badger Indoor Open (1/17) ... also placed fifth in the discus with a toss of 165-7 (50.46m)

2014 Outdoor: While competing unattached, placed second in the shot put with a heave of 55-0 1/4 (16.77m) and placed fifth in both the discus (168-4 (51.31m)) and hammer throw (173-2 (52.79m)) at the Wisconsin Open (5/10) ... was ninth in the hammer throw with a heave of 167-11 (51.18m) while competing unattached at the UW-Platteville Invitational (4/12)

High School

As a senior, finished third in the shot put and fourth in the discus at the state meet ... was the conference champion in the discus and the regional and sectional champion in the shot put ... during his junior season, finished fifth in the shot put at the state championships and was the conference, regional and sectional champion in the event ... qualified in the shot put and discus at the state meet as a sophomore ... was a first-team all-state selection in football and finished fourth at state in wrestling ... was a high honor roll student throughout high school

Personal
Parents are Scott and Bonnie Budde ... has a sister, Mara... intended major is biological systems engineering

Why Wisconsin?
"I chose Wisconsin for its excellence in both athletics and academics."

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
Shot Put 56-1 3/4 (17.11m) 2-20-15 Shot Put 57-7 3/4 (17.57m) 4-25-15
Weight Throw 64-5 1/4 (19.64m) 1-24-15 Discus 171-7 (52.31m) 4-25-15
Discus 174-5 (53.16m) 1-24-15 Hammer Throw 173-2 (52.79m) 5-10-14

At the Big Ten Championship
2015 - Indoor
Shot Put: 16th (54-2 1/2 (16.52m))
Weight Throw: 14th (62-8 (19.10m))

ON WISCONSIN
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