Stephanie Riocci
Stephanie Riocci
Height: 5-8
Year: So.
Hometown: Pound Ridge, N.Y.
High School: John Jay
Position: Throws
Major: Biology

2014: (Outdoor): wrapped up season with a fifth place finish in the javelin throw at the NEWMAC Championships (4/26) with a final distance of 96-08 … recorded a season best hammer throw of 124-03 for an eighth place finish at the Sean Collier Invitational (4/19) … placed third in the javelin throw with a season best 109-08 at the Engineer’s Cup (4/5) … (Indoor): competed in the weight throw … wrapped up season with personal best distance of 41-01.50 for a 22nd place finish at the Tufts Invitational (2/15) …finished 14th in the event at the Tufts Stampede Invite (2/1) by clearing 40-01.50 … claimed eighth place at the Art Farnham Invitational (1/25) with a final throw of 39-08.00. 

2013: (Indoor): finished 22nd in the weight throw in 32-05.75 at the Tufts Stampede (2/01) … (outdoor): was sixth in the javelin at the NEWMAC Championships (4/27) with a throw of 33.23m … improved to 33.65m in the event at the New England Division III Championships (5/04) to take 13th place.

Off the Track: Majoring in biology with a minor in brain and cognitive sciences and a concentration in psychology … interned at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals in the Therapeutic Proteins Department … helped build assays to test potential targets for antibody-drug conjugates as a potential treatment against cancer … vice president of activites on the Colleges Against Cancer executive board … Baker House executive board member … Alpha Chi Omega alumni chair and mystagogue chair.

High School: A 2012 graduate of John Jay High School … MVP … All-League, All-Section and All-County … No. 1 ranked women’s high school javelin thrower in New York in 2011 … No. 2 ranked women’s high school javelin thrower in New York in 2012 … Eastern State champion in javelin in 2011 and 2012 … also played soccer … captain … National Honor Society … National Junior Classical League … Latin Honor Society … salutatorian.