Riley Budde
Riley Budde

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Beaver Dam, Wis.

High School:
Beaver Dam

Height:
6-4

Event:
Throws

Eligibility (Indoor/Outdoor): Freshman/Freshman

At Wisconsin
2014 Indoor:
At the Red & 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)

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 50-8 1/4 (15.45m) 1-17-14
Weight Throw 56-11 1/2 (17.36m) 2-21-14
Discus 165-7 (50.46m) 1-17-14

ON WISCONSIN
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