Timothy P. Rudd
Indoor & Outdoor Track & Field, Cross Country
Grad Year: 2004
Year Inducted: 2016
Timothy P. Rudd Jr. ’04 was an outstanding runner in cross country, indoor and outdoor track & field during his career at Rhode Island College. He was named to Rhode Island College’s All-75th Anniversary Men’s Track Team in 2005. He left RIC as the indoor program’s all-time record-holder in the 600m, 1,000m, 1,500m and the 3,000m, as well as the distance medley relay and the 4x400m and 4x800m relay.
Rudd still holds the school record for the top 1,500m time with a mark of 4:02.01, set in 2001-02. During his indoor career, he earned numerous All-New England, All-ECAC and N.E. Alliance honors in several events.
The Warwick, R.I. native was also a standout in outdoor track, wrapping up his career in 2004. He earned N.E. Alliance/Little East honors several times in both the 800m and 1,500m over the course of his career and was part of the school-record holding 4x400m relay team at the time of his graduation.
Rudd, who is currently RIC’s head women’s cross country and track & field coach, also ran two seasons of cross country at RIC in 2002 and 2003. He was named a Distinguished Student-Athlete by the Speaker of the House and the Rhode Island House of Representatives in 2002 and 2004.
Rudd earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Rhode Island College in 2004.
He is currently Providence police officer and a Pawtucket City Councilman.