Cross Country Honors
2013 - Big South Cross Country Freshman of the Year
Cross Country Personal Records
5k - 16:07.46 (2013 Coastal Carolina Invitational)
8k - 25:58.73(2013 Blue Ridge Open)
2013 Cross Country:Was named the 2013 Big South Cross Country Freshman of the Year ... Ran in five of the Chanticleers' seven meets ... Placed seventh overall at the 5k Coastal Carolina Invitational in 16:07 ... Was the third Chant to cross at the Big South Preview, completing the 8k course in 28:03 ... Crossed third for the Chants again at the 8k Paul Short Run ... Recorded an 8k personal record of 25:58.73 at the Blue Ridge Open ... Was the fastest freshman at the Big South Championship, completing the 8k course in 27:11 to place 15th overall.
At WW-P South HS: Was named first team all-state, team captain and team MVP as a senior ... Finished ninth overall at the NJSIAA Meet of Champions in 2012, and 22nd in 2011 ... Holds a 5k personal record of 15:14, a 3200m personal record of 9:16 and a 1600m personal best of 4:18 ... Holds WW-P South's school record in the 4x800m event.
Personal: Full name is Daniel Alexander Riff ... Son of Michael Riff ... Twin brother Jake is a member of the Coastal Carolina cross country team ... Has an older brother, Eric Marlowe.