Riley Harmon
Riley Harmon
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TFRRS Results

Graduated ranked No. 4 in program history in the steeplechase (10:56.44) and No. 5 in the 5000 meters (16:54.25).

2021-22 Track and Field (Senior)
SCIAC Champion (steeplechase) ... All-SCIAC (5000 meters) USTFCCCA All-West Region (5000 meters, steeplechase) ... NCAA Qualifier (5000 meters, steeplechase) ... Scripps Noelle and Veronique Boucquey Award Winner ...
Won the SCIAC Championship in the steeplechase wtih a PR of 10:56.44, ranking fourth all-time at CMS ... Also placed second in the 5000 meters in 17:55.27 to give CMS 18 points towards the team title (which it won by 24 points over Redlands) ... Qualified for nationals in both the 5000 and the steeplechase, and chose to run the 5000, finishing 14th in 17:17.69 ... Won the steeplechase at the second SCIAC Multi-Dual, finishing in 10:58.75, as well as the first SCIAC Multi-Dual in 11:08.15.

2021 Cross Country (Senior)
All-American ... USTFCCCA All-West Region ... First-Team All-SCIAC ... SCIAC Athlete of the Week (Oct. 12) ...
Earned All-America honors with a 19th place finish at the NCAA Division III Championships (up from 36th in her previous trip) to help CMS to its highest team finish in program history (second) ... Ran a 21:32.9 to earn 19th, over 30 seconds faster than her time at the DIII Pre-Nationals on the same course, when she finished fourth ... Earned the individual championship of the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational to earn SCIAC Athlete of the Week honors, finishing in 21:27.4 ... Came in second place at the SCIAC Championships (behind only teammate Meredith Bloss) in 21:28.8 ... Earned sixth place at the USTFCCCA West Regionals in 22:16.4 to earn All-Region honors for the third time in three seasons of competition ... Ran a PR in the 6K of 20:37.6 at the UC Riverside Invitational. 

2020-21 (Junior)
SCIAC All-Academic Team ...
Athenas did not compete due to COVID-19. 

2019-20 (Sophomore)
SCIAC All-Academic Team ... Competed in three events before the suspension of spring sports ... Closed out by winning the 1500 at a five-team SCIAC Multi-Dual in a PR time of 4:45.40 ... Also set a PR in the 3000 at the Pomona-Pitzer Collegiate All-Comers to finish fifth in 10:22.75 ... Was an All-American in cross country season with a 36th place finish at nationals, while leading CMS at the SCIAC Championships (third) and the NCAA West Regionals (fourth) ... Was third at the SCIAC Championships in 21:56.1 ... Had three top-10 finishes in the regular season, including second at the CSU San Bernardino Coyote Challenge and the the UC San Diego Triton Classic, as well as seventh a the Masters Invitational. 

2018-19 (First-Year)
All-SCIAC (steeplechase)
... USTFCCCA All-West Region (steeplechase) ... SCIAC All-Academic Team ... USTFCCCA All-Academic selection ... Competed in both the steeplechase and the 5000 at SCIAC Championships ... Finished third in the steeple with an 11:15.01 to earn All-SCIAC honors and move into seventh all-time at CMS ... Added a sixth-place finish in the 5000 with an 18:11.32 to provide a total of nine points for the Athenas in a meet they won by only three ... Won the steeplechase at the second and third SCIAC Multi-Duals while improving her time from an 11:30.90 to an 11:22.32 ... Came in fifth in the 1500 at the Redlands Invitational with a PR of 4:53.52 ... Had a top 5000 time at the Occidental Distance Carnival with a 17:41.10, placing 24th ... Was fourth in the mile at the Pomona-Pitzer All-Comers with a 5:18.10. During cross country season, earned USTFCCCA All-West Region and Second-Team All-SCIAC honors ... Was part of the seven-runner contingent for CMS that competed at the NCAA Regionals and Nationals as a first-year, earning 14th at the NCAA West Regionals to earn all-region honors, finishing in 22:50.0 ... Added a 12th place finish at the SCIAC Championships in 24:29.0 to take second-team all-league honors.

Prior to CMS
Attended Albany High School, where she was a member of the cross country and track teams. 

Attends Scripps College, where she majors in politics.

News Mentions

Nine Athenas Earn USTFCCCA All-West Region Distinction

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Nine members of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's track and field team earned All-West Region honors from the United States...

June 23, 2022

DelVecchio, Clarke Cap Off Season with All-America Honors for CMS Women's Track and Field

GENEVA, Ohio - Caroline DelVecchio finished in sixth place in the 400-meter hurdles, breaking her own CMS record for the second time this weekend,...

May 28, 2022

Meredith Bloss Captures CoSIDA Academic All-District Accolades

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Meredith Bloss earned a spot on the Division III Women's Cross Country/Track and Field Academic All-District team from the...

May 26, 2022

Brooke Simon Adds Second All-America Honor in Pole Vault on Opening Day of Nationals

GENEVA, Ohio - Brooke Simon earned All-America honors in the pole vault for the second time this year, taking seventh place with a clearance of...

May 26, 2022

CMS Women's Track and Field sends Seven to NCAA Division III Championships

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's track and field team had seven student-athletes earn qualifications to the NCAA Division...

May 20, 2022

Brooke Simon, Emily Clarke win Major SCIAC Awards for CMS Women's Track and Field

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Brooke Simon was named the SCIAC Field Athlete of the Year, and Emily Clarke captured the Jennifer Stary Character Award in a...

May 10, 2022

Harmon Moves into Fifth in CMS History in 5000 Meters at Occidental Invitational

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Riley Harmon moved into fifth place in CMS history, and into 16th in Division III this season (pending other results) in the...

May 8, 2022

CMS Women's Track and Field Surges Past Redlands for Sixth Straight SCIAC Title

WHITTIER, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's track and field team trailed Redlands heading into the final two events, but had five of the...

May 1, 2022

Harmon, Bloss Win Titles to Help Athenas Lead after Day One of SCIAC Track and Field Championships

WHITTIER, Calif. - Riley Harmon won a close battle for first in the steeplechase by less than a second, and Meredith Bloss added a title in the...

April 30, 2022

CMS Women's Track and Field Wins Eight Events at Final Multi-Dual

LA VERNE, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's track and field team won eight events at the final SCIAC Multi-Dual of the regular season,...

April 17, 2022

Bloss Sets CMS Record in 10000 Meters at Mt. Sac Relays

WALNUT, Calif. – Meredith Bloss set a new CMS record in the 10000 meters at the Mt. Sac Relays on Friday evening, finishing in a time of...

April 15, 2022

DelVecchio Breaks CMS Record in 400 Hurdles at Bryan Clay Invitational

AZUSA, Calif. – Caroline DelVecchio became the second new CMS women’s track and field record holder in as many days when she broke the...

April 15, 2022

Zimmer Moves into Top 10 Nationally in 800 Meters at Pomona-Pitzer Invitational

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Laura Zimmer ran a 2:13.00 to move into the top 10 in NCAA Division III this season in the 800 meters, to highlight the...

April 10, 2022

CMS Women's Track and Field Sweeps SCIAC Multi-Duals

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Caroline DelVecchio finished in first place in all three of her individual events, and anchored a winning relay, as the...

April 3, 2022

Riley Harmon (5000), Laura Zimmer (800) Move Into Top 10 in CMS History in at Occidental Carnival

EAGLE ROCK, Calif. - Riley Harmon ran a 17:19.11 in the 5000 meters and Laura Zimmer ran a 2:15.66 in the 800 meters to both move into the top 10...

March 13, 2022

Six CMS Women's Track and Field Athletes Earn All-West Honors for Indoor Season

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Six members of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's track and field team earned All-West Region honors during indoor season, the...

March 9, 2022

Six Athenas Win Events at First SCIAC Multi-Dual for CMS Women's Track and Field

LA VERNE, Calif. - Six Athenas had first place finishes to highlight the performance of the CMS women's track and field team at its first SCIAC...

March 5, 2022

Bloss Takes 3000 Meter Title at Rossi Relays for CMS Women's Track and Field

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Meredith Bloss won the 3000 meters at the CMS Rossi Relays on Saturday, beating out a field that included runners from every...

February 26, 2022

Clarke-Bloss-Bitetti Finish 1-2-3 in 3000 Meters for CMS Women's Track and Field

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's track and field team dominated the 3000 meters with a 1-2-3 finish in its first meet of the...

February 20, 2022

Harmon Wins 5000, Simon Moves into Sixth in Division III in Pole Vault, at Whitworth Invitational

SPOKANE, Wash. - Riley Harmon finished in first place in the 5000 meters, and Brooke Simon moved into sixth place in NCAA Division III during...

February 12, 2022