News: Athletics

Going pro

This year, many Rider athletes have signed professional contracts to continue their athletic careers.

Julia Duggan
Women's Basketball
Drafted by: TG Neuss (Germany)
Major: Public Relations
Key stat: Ranks first in program history with 124 games played

Robin Perkins
Women's Basketball
Drafted by: BBC Résidence Walferdange (Luxembourg)
Major: Homeland Security
Key stat: First-ever Rider Player to Earn MAAC Women's Basketball Player of the Year

Norville Carey
Men's Basketball
Drafted by: Don Bosch (Netherlands)
Major: Homeland Security
Key stats: Averaged 11.3 points and 6.9 rebounds as a graduate transfer from Southern Mississippi

Jimmie Taylor
Men's Basketball
Drafted by: Osijek (Croatia)
Major: Business Administration
Key stat: Ranks 10th all-time at Rider with 1,539 career points

Kahlil Thomas
Men's Basketball
Drafted by: Boulogne (France)
Major: Digital Media, Film, TV and Radio
Key stat: One of only 11 Broncs all-time with more than 1,000 points and 700 rebounds

Nick Margevicius
Baseball
Drafted by: San Diego Padres (drafted and signed after junior year, do not believe he's graduated yet)
Major: Finance
Key stats: 64th Rider baseball player to be drafted and the highest (7th round, #198 overall) since 1988

Bethany-May Howard
Women's Soccer
Drafted by: Yeovil Town Ladies (England)
Major: History
Key stats: Rider's all-time leader in wins (34) and shutouts (20)

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