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Day 72: Chris Riga

Article By on 9th July, 2009

... and MacElreavy

I've written a lot about Matt Sodl '88 on this blog over the years, making a point to admire his fortitude after going 0-30 as a varsity player despite excellent play week in and week out.

But a man who went through the same kind of test with similar overall results despite stellar play was Chris Riga '87.

The Westfield, MA, native came to Columbia in 1983 and after an impressive freshman campaign at linebacker and offensive guard, he caught the eye of head coach Bob Naso before the 1984 season and was starting a few games by the end of that year.

In 1985, under new head coach Jim Garrett, Riga had a stand ou...

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