Riley Macon  
Riley Macon

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Rochester, Minn.

High School:
Rochester Mayo


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.

09/25/2014

Gophers Host 29th Annual Griak Invitational

The 2014 Merrill Fischbein Men's Gold Competition is set for 12:20 p.m. on Saturday at Les Bolstad Golf Course.

2014 | Redshirt SophomoreSeason
Ran a 19:22.1 to open the 2014 campaign at the Oz Memorial, setting a new personal six-kilometer record in the process • also posted a new personal best finish at the meet with his eight-place showing• finished 93rd in the Griak Invitational with a time of 26:23.9.

2013 | Redshirt Freshman Season
Competed in four meets for the Gophers during the 2013 season • 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.

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
8K 25:19 2013 Wisconsin adidas Invitational(Oct. 19, 2013)
6K 19:22.1 2014 Oz Memorial (Sept.5, 2014)
Finish 8th 2014 Oz Memorial (Sept. 5, 2014)