Stakhovsky, Trkulja earn singles wins, but Penn State eliminated from tournament
Nittany Lions are sixth seed in the tournament; Face Wolverines on Thursday
Nittany Lions earn fifth Big Ten win; begin conference tournament on Thursday
Nittany Lions win the doubles point, bottom three singles matches; Visit No. 66 Iowa on Sunday.
Nittany Lions look to improve conference seed before Big Ten Tournament
1/26/14 Men's Tennis vs. St. Johns
2014-15 (Senior): Went 4-4 in singles, 1-0 in the spring, and 21-15 in doubles, including 16-8 in dual matches while combining with seven different partners… Competed in the Fall at the Penn Invitational, ITA Atlantic Regional and William & Mary Invitational… Paired with Christian Lutschaunig for a win at the Penn Invitational… Reilly and Leo Stakhovsky won three matches at the ITA Atlantic Regional, reaching the semifinals… Combined again with Stakhovsky for a victory at the William & Mary Invitational… Earned Fall singles wins against Princeton’s Florin Radu, Georgetown’s Daniel Khanin and William & Mary’s Luqman Ebrahim… Reilly and Leo Stakhovsky were leading 6-5 vs. No. 20 South Florida’s Roberto Cid and Sasha Gozun, ranked sixth in the ITA Poll, when the match was stopped… Paired with Marc Collado for a win at No. 3 vs. Temple… Combined with Roman Trkulja for victories vs. No. 37 Virginia Tech, #9 Texas and #64 Cornell… Paired with Alex Fennell for wins against VCU and No. 63 Tulane… Reilly and Matt Barry finished the season with nine straight wins, including victories vs. No. 19 Northwestern, Wisconsin, No. 29 Minnesota, NJIT, Purdue, No. 41 Indiana, Monmouth, No. 66 Iowa and Michigan… Won a singles match at No. 6 vs. Monmouth’s Bee Kumthonkittikul.
2013-14 (Junior): Reilly went 3-4 in singles and 17-4 in doubles this spring... Went 8-4 in singles and won four doubles matches in the fall, while competing at the ITA All- American Championships, Wake Forest Invite, ITA Atlantic Regional and William & Mary Invitational... He combined in doubles with Russell Bader, Roman Trkulja and Chris Young... Bader and Reilly earned an 8-5 win against Lehigh, while Reilly and Trkulja went 1-2, with a win to clinch the doubles point against William & Mary... Reilly and Young went 15-2 with a 3-0 record against ranked opponents and a 12-match win streak to start the spring. They were ranked 54th in the ITA Poll from March 25 to April 8... Their 12- match win streak included ranked wins against No. 47 South Florida's Oliver Pramming and Ignacio Gonzalez-Muniz, ranked 69th, and No. 44 Michigan's Shaun Bernstein and Kevin Wong, ranked 52nd... The streak also included wins against Cleveland State, Bucknell, No. 33 VCU, Penn, No. 1 Ohio State, No. 50 Princeton, Southern Miss, No. 28 Northwestern, No. 70 Wisconsin and No. 51 Minnesota... After Reilly and Young broke their streak with losses at No. 36 Purdue and No. 69 Indiana, they bounced back with victories against No. 63 Nebraska, No. 43 Michigan and No. 4 Virginia... The duo's 8-5 win against Virginia's #61 Alex Domijan and Harrison Richmond clinched the doubles point for Penn State in their NCAA Second Round match... Reilly and Young clinched the doubles point six times this spring for Penn State.
Before Penn State: Reilly comes to Penn State after transferring from UNC Wilmington. In 2012-13, Reilly was 2-1 in singles and 5-4 in doubles, finishing the year in the ITA Doubles Poll. As a freshman, Reilly went 4-4 in singles and 12-9 in doubles. While in high school, Reilly was rated the 97th-best recruit in the nation and given a four-star rating by Tennisrecruiting.net. As a prep player, Reilly won two national open titles and attended Smith Sterns Tennis Academy in Hilton Head, S.C. Reilly played his senior year at Cardinal Gibbons High School, leading them to a state title and was runner-up in the NCHSAA singles draw.
Nittany Lion Career Record