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Michael Reilly
Michael Reilly

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Raleigh, N.C.

High School:
Cardinal Gibbons

Last College:
UNC Wilmington

Height:
6-1

Experience:
SR

Major:
Economics


01/27/2014

1/26/14 Men's Tennis vs. St. Johns

1/26/14 Men's Tennis vs. St. Johns

Spring 2014: Reilly went 3-4 in singles and 17-4 in doubles this spring... 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.

Fall 2013: Reilly went 8-4 in singles and won four doubles matches this fall... Reilly competed at the ITA All-American Championships, Wake Forest Invite, ITA Atlantic Regional and William & Mary Invitational... Reilly went 1-1 at the ITA All-American Championships with a win over UTSA's Harley Pearson(6-3, 6-3). Went 3-1 to win the consolation bracket of his draw at the Wake Forest Invite, knocked off NC State's Ian Dempster(7-5, 6-3), Norfolk State's Daniel Grauel(6-2, 6-2) and Wake Forest's Nicky Kunz(7-5, 5-7, 12-10). Earned a pair of wins at the ITA Atlantic Regional and two more at the William & Mary Invitational... Combined with Roman Trkulja to claim a victory at the ITA Atlantic Regional against Georgetown's Alex Tropiano and Casey Distaso(8-4). Reilly and Trkulja picked up three wins at the William & Mary Invitational.

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

Year Singles Doubles
2011-12(UNCW) 4-4 12-9
2012-13(UNCW) 2-1 5-4
2013-14 11-8 21-12
Career 17-13 38-25
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