Riley Macon  
Riley  Macon

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Rochester, Minn.

High School:
Rochester Mayo


11/02/2014

Bartnik, Gophers Finish Seventh at B1G Meet

Minnesota returns to competition next Friday with the Fall Finale in Collegeville, Minn.

10/18/2014

`U' Wins Team Title at Jim Drews Invitational

The Gophers posted 55 team points to win the UW-La Crosse's eight-kilometer race at the Ettrick Golf Club.

10/17/2014

Gophers Finish 20th at Wisconsin

Minnesota continues the 2014 season at the 2014 Jim Drews Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 18

10/15/2014

No. 27 Gophers Head to Wisconsin Meets

Minnesota will compete in Madison on Friday and then again in Ettrick on Saturday.

09/27/2014

Gophers Finish Third in Close Griak Race

Just nine points separated the top four teams on Saturday at Les Bolstad Golf Course in Falcon Heights.

GOPHERS CAREER
Nine career races • two top-10 finishes • Academic All-Big Ten (2014) • letter winner (2014). 

2014 | REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON

Competed in five races for the Gophers • factored into the team scoring in two meets • ran a 19:22.1 to open the 2014 campaign at the Oz Memorial, setting a new personal six-kilometer record in the process • finished 93rd in the Griak Invitational with a time of 26:23.9 · placed seventh overall with a time of 24:58.41 at the Jim Drews Invitational, pacing the Gophers in a team win • finished 62nd overall at the Big Ten Championship with a time of 25:05.9 • finished 69th with a time of 31:11.8 at the 2014 NCAA Midwest Regional • earned first letter • Academic All-Big Ten. 

2013 | REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON
Competed in four meets for the Gophers • opened the year with a 16th-place showing at the Oz Memorial, finishing in 19:59.5 • clocked a 25:38.5 at the Griak Invitational, finishing 83rd • came in 117th at the Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 25:58.1 • closed out the year with a 25:19 at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational, finishing 211th.

2012 | FRESHMAN SEASON
Redshirted the 2012 cross country season • competed as an unattached runner at the Oz Memorial, running a 20:14.80 to finish 29th.

HIGH SCHOOL
Graduated from Rochester Mayo High School in 2012 • high school coach was Brett Carroll • finished second at the 2012 Minnesota Class AA State Championships - a school record - with a time of 15:39.50, behind current Gophers teammate Josh Thorson • the All-State honoree helped the Spartans earn a state championship bid in 2012 - the first time a Rochester program had done so in more than 20 years and Rochester Mayo's first state championship appearance since 1991 • to earn individual medalist at the 2012 MSHSL Section 1AA Championship with a time of 15:42.24 and the 2012 Big 9 Conference Championship with a time of 15:52.60 • also earned individual titles at the Swain Meet, the Ev Berg Invitational, the All-City Cross Country Invite and the Mayo Invite • competed at the Nike Cross Nationals Heartland Regional and the Foot Locker Midwest Regional • also competed in Nordic skiing and track at Rochester Mayo and won the 2012 Class AA State 1600 Championship.

PERSONAL
Born May 5, 1994 • son of Bill and Cindy Macon.


Macon's Career Bests
10K 31.11.8 NCAA Midwest Regional (Nov. 14, 2014)
8K 24:58.41 Jim Drews Invitational (Oct. 18, 2014)
6K 19:22.1 Oz Memorial (Sept.5, 2014)
Finish 7th Jim Drews Invitational (Oct 18, 2014)