One of the America East’s top defensive midfielders...combines good overall skills, outstanding athletic ability and a high work rate.
2004: Finished third in the conference in ground balls per game with 4.43...used as a defensive midfielder and on the wing on face- offs...corralled a career high 7 ground balls in America East semi-final contest vs. Albany...recorded 6 ground balls in games vs. Hartford, Albany (regular season), and Towson.
2003: Saw action as a regular member of the defensive midfield unit in his sophomore campaign…competed in all 13 games, and earned one start…displayed good instincts in the transition from defense to offense…recorded his first collegiate point, an assist on a fast break goal, in the finale at Ohio State.
2002: Played in eleven of twelve games as a freshman...started vs. Georgetown and Penn State...saw some action early on an offensive midfield unit, but was predominantly used as a defensive middie...garnered six ground balls.
BACKGROUND: A celebrated two-sport athlete from the Empire State who chose to play lacrosse in college…was selected to the Empire State Team and was a gold medalist on his Western Region squad in 2000…many of Reilly's accolades occurred on the football field, where he was a Third Team All State running back in the fall of 2000…rushed for 30 touchdowns in his junior and senior seasons…an admirer of the late Walter Payton for his incredible work rate…enjoys hunting…is the youngest of four children…son of Mary and Mick Reilly…born January 13, 1983.