Molly Botts
Molly Botts
Year: FR
Hometown: Cranston, R.I.
High School: Cranston East
Events: Throws
Major: Textile, Fashion, Merchandising & Design

Personal Bests

  • Outdoor
    • Hammer: 169' 9" (2017-18 at Holy Cross Invitational)
  • Indoor
    • Weight Throw: 54' 10" (2017-18 at Brown Alden Invitational)


  • Outdoor:
    • Placed third in the hammer throw (169' 9") at the Holy Cross Invitational.
    • Finished seventh in the hammer throw (164' 0") at the UConn Northeast Challenge.
    • Finished fifth in the hammer throw (159' 0") at the Ocean State Invitational. 
    • Finished second in the hammer throw (164' 2") at the Minutemen Invitational.
    • Finished eighth in the hammer throw (144' 3") at the Black & Gold Invitational.
  • Indoor:
    • Finished 19th in the weight throw (46' 10") at the John Thomas Terrier Classic.
    • Finishd seventh in the weight throw (51' 10") at the Sorlien Memorial Invitational.
    • Finished fifth in the weight throw (52' 1") at the Beantown Challenge.
    • Placed secnd in the weight throw (54' 10") at the Brown University Alden Invitational..

Before URI

  • Attended Cranston High School East.
  • Member of the indoor track and outdoor track teams. 
  • Captained both teams as a senior.
  • All-Division and All-Class in both the hammer throw and weight throw.
  • Holds school records in hammer throw and weight throw.
  • Member of the Cranston High School East Marching Band, played the xylophone.
  • 2017 Rhode Island Honors Society member.


  • Daughter of Donald and Christine.
  • Has two siblings, Connor and Anna.
  • Chose URI because of its proximity to home and the team atmosphere.
  • Chose Rhody after considering UNH.
  • Enjoys art, music, and fashion in her spare time.
  • Favorite athlete is Gwen Berry.
  • Favorite team is the New England Patriots.
  • Majoring in Textile, Fashion, Merchandising & Design.