Rider Track & Field BIO
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 Anthony DeFranco

At Rider:
Accounting major…Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference All-Academic honoree…as a junior, won gold in the pole vault (15'3") at the 2014 MAAC Outdoor Championships...was also on the winning 4x1 relay at MAACs (41.90) and he also finished fifth at MAACs in the 100 meter (11.22)...qualified for IC4As in the pole vault and was 20th with a height of 15'9"...during the 2013-14 indoor season,won MAAC gold in the pole vault with a height of 15'9"...had a season-best time of 6.54 in the 55 meter at the TCNJ/Rider dual and was also on the winning 4x2 relay (1:30.91) in the same meet...ran 22.85 in the 200 meter at Boston's Terrier Invitational...as a sophomore in the indoor season, finished first with a Rider record of 3:39.04 as part of the sprint medley team at the Monmouth Invitational… part of the 4x200 relay team that won at the TCNJ Duel with a time of 1:31.26…finished second in the pole vault with a height of 4.50m and was fourth in the men’s 60-meter dash at the Lehigh Fast Times…placed fourth in the 60m with a time of 7.08 and sixth in the pole vault with a height of 14'3.25" at the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Championships…in the outdoor season, was part of the 4x100 relay that won in 42.56 at the Rider Invitational…part of the 4x100 relay team that finished first at the MAAC Championships as Rider won the team title…was fourth in the pole vault with a height of 4.20m at the VCU Ram Invite…was fourth in the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.37 at the Greyhound Invitational…finished fourth in the pole vault with a height of 4.5m at the TCNJ Invitational...as a freshman, placed fifth in the pole vault at the MAAC Indoor Track & Field Championships...ran on the 4 x 100 relay that placed second and placed second in the pole vault at the Rider Invitational...finished 10th in the pole vault at the Greyhound Invitational...placed fourth in the pole vault at the MAAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships.

Position: Pole Vault
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 140
Year: Senior
Hometown: Berkeley Heights, N.J.
High School: Governor Livingston