Briana Ratchford
Position: Throws
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Bloomfield Hills, Mich.
Previous School: The Roeper School
Previous School: Throws

CAREER STATS

2013 OUTDOOR

  • Set a school record and personal-best throw in the javelin, with a toss of 40.36-meters at the Atlantic 10 Championship. She placed third in the event.
  • Placed third in the javelin with a 35.73-meter toss at the Vanderbilt Invitational.
  • Finished seventh in the javelin throw with a personal-best score of 37.67-meters at the Fred Hardy Invitational.
  • Placed fourth in the javelin with a score of 36.17-meters at the Virginia Cup
  • Won the javelin throw with a throw 33.21-meters in her outdoor debut at the Ram Invite

2013 Indoor

  • Set a personal best at the New Balance Invitational with a throw of 12.19-meters.
  • Named the Atlantic 10's Rookie of the Week for the week of Jan. 7
  • Placed third in the shot put with a throw of 11.9m at the Father Diamond Invitational

PRIOR TO VCU

  • Played basketball and volleyball, and was member of the track and field team at The Roeper School
  • Set the school record in the 100m hurdles  as a freshman
  • Won the state in the 100m hurdles in  her sophomore and junior season
  • Was All-State in the 100m hurdles and shotput as a senior
  • Was a member of the AAU Motor City Striders

PERSONAL

  • Daughter of Greg and Rene Ratchford
  • Born on Sep. 1, 1994
  • Studying Forensic Science at VCU
  • Has two sisters, Rachel (21) and Michelle (14)


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