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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


01/30/2015

No. 16 Men's Tennis Host Penn, Temple in Home Opener on Sunday

Nittany Lions look to build on 2-0 start; matches at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

01/22/2015

No. 26 Men's Tennis Makes Season Debut at ITA Kickoff Weekend

Nittany Lions open spring against No. 19 Kentucky

01/27/2014

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

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

Fall 2014: Went 3-4 in singles and 5-7 in doubles while competing at the Penn Invitational, ITA Atlantic Regional and William & Mary Invitational... Combined with Christian Lutschaunig for an 8-1 win against St. Joseph's Tristan Boustany and Kevin Gates at the Penn Invitational. However, they dropped their next two matches against Cornell's Kyle Berman and Sam Fleck, 8-6, and Princeton's Luke Gamble, 6-3. Reilly also paired with Nika Dolidze, but fell 6-3 against Penn's Jeremy Court and Nicolas Podesta... Teamed with Leonard Stakhovsky to go 3-1 at the ITA Atlantic Regional, reaching the doubles semifinals. The duo defeated Duquesne's Tim Kane and Harry Walshe, 8-6, George Washington's Danil Zelenkov and Cahit Kapukrian, 8-4, and Virginia Tech's Aaron Gomez and Florian Nicoud, 8-3. In the semifinal, they dropped a tight, three-set match, 3-6, 7-6(5), 10-8, against Virginia's Luca Corinteli and Ryan Shane... Combined against with Stakhovsky at the Penn Invitational, where they defeated Harvard's Alex Steinroeder and Kenny Tao... Went 1-1 in singles at Penn, defeating Princeton's Florin Radu, 7-5, 6-3, but dropping a 6-4, 6-3 result against Penn's Blaine Willenborg... Also went 1-1 at the ITA Atlantic Regional, knocking off Georgetown's Daniel Khanin, 7-6, 6-3, but falling 6-3, 6-4 against Radford's Patrick O'Keefe... Went 1-3 at the William & Mary Invitational, defeating William & Mary's Luqman Ebrahim, 6-3, 6-2.

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

Year Singles Doubles
2011-12(UNCW) 4-4 12-9
2012-13(UNCW) 2-1 5-4
2013-14 11-8 21-12
2014-15 3-4 5-7
Career 20-17 43-32
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