Rider Track & Field BIO
 Darien Edwards

At Rider:
Accounting major…as a junior earned All-East honors in the 500 (1:03.67) for the 2014-15 indoor season with a seventh place finish at the IC4A championships…helped the 4x4 relay place third at the MAAC Indoor Championships…during the 2015 outdoor season, helped the 4x800 relay break a 19-year Rider record with a time of 7:29.33, placing runner-up and earning All-East at the IC4A Championships…won the 400 hurdles at the Rider Invite (54.58) and won the 400 at Lafayette with a time of 50.00…as a sophomore during the 2013-14 indoor season, won Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference gold as part of the 4x4 relay in 3:16.98...won the 600 meter (1:21.56) at the Princeton Invitational...also won the 400 meter in 50.42 at the TCNJ/Rider Invitational...during the outdoor season, was part of the gold medal winning 4x8 relay (7:35.99) at the MAAC Outdoor championships and also took fourth place in the 400 meter (49.81) and 400 meter hurdles (55.37) at MAACs...ran on the 4x4 and 4x8 relays at the IC4A meet...as a Rider rookie during the indoor season in 2012-13, was part of the 4x800-meter relay team that finished first at the Army 6-Way with a time of 7:53.8 to qualify for IC4A’s…won the 400m with a time of 50.42 at the TCNJ Duel…finished second as part of the 4x400 relay at the Monmouth Invitational with a time of 3:22.91…also finished runner-up in the 200-meter dash (26.53)… part of the 4x400 team at the Lehigh Fast Times event which finished third with a time of 3:22.72…part of the distance medley team that competed at the New Balance Games at the New York Armory, placed fourth in an IC4A qualifying time of 10:06.41…placed fourth in the 400m with a time of 49.85 at the MAAC championships… part of the men’s 4x400-meter relay team that placed 13th at the Terrier Invitational and qualified for IC4As…in the outdoor season, was part of the 4x400 relay team that finished second at the Lafayette Invitational…was third in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 54.99 at the Lafayette Invitational…part of the 4x800 relay team that finished sixth at the Colonial Relays…was fourth in both the 400-meter dash with a time of 49.81 and 400-meter hurdles with a time of 55.37 at the MAAC Championships, helping Rider to the team title…part of the relay team in the College Sprint Medley Championship of America that finished fifth in the heat and 18th overall at the Penn Relays …part of the 4x800 relay team that finished 13th in the heat and 16th overall at the Penn Relays.

Position: Hurdles/Mid Distance
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 162
Year: Senior
Hometown: South Orange, N.J.
High School: St. Benedict's
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