Riley Reist
Riley  Reist

RS Senior

Hamilton, Ohio

High School:
Hamilton High School

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 150


Buckeye Spotlight - Riley Reist catches up with one of the more colorful members of the men's tennis team


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Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

Ohio State Career Honors – 2016 and 2017 Academic All-Big Ten … 2015 OSU Scholar-Athlete

2016-17 (Redshirt-Junior)

Had a 6-2 singles record and a 4-1 mark in doubles … Went 4-2 during the fall in singles matches, advancing to the round of 32 at both the ITA Midwest Regional and the Big Ten Singles Championships … Was on his way to winning his first match of the year against Cleveland State and then officially put a stamp on his first singles win of 2017 with a 6-0, 6-0 defeat of Nick Werner of Xavier … Claimed a 6-1, 6-4 victory over Rok Krizaj of Nebraska on April 2 … Advanced to the round of 16 with Pollanen at the ITA Midwest Regional and then won both of his doubles matches in January against Cleveland State and Butler

2015-16 (Redshirt-Sophomore)

Was 2-2 in completed singles matches … Lost one doubles match in the fall … Picked up his first win of the spring with a 6-2, 6-1 win over Danilo Pejovic of Toledo ... Played in his first doubles match of the spring at Michigan State and was leading 4-2 with Chris Diaz when the point was secured 

2014-15 (Redshirt-Freshman)

Singles 5-4 (3-0 Dual) … Doubles 4-4 (2-0 Dual) … Defeated Andres Estenssoro of Iowa in the first round of the Big Ten Indoor Championships in straight sets before falling in the round of 16 ... Teamed with Matt Mendez to take down Alberto Zanotti and Alex Pasareanu of Northwestern in the round of 16 at the B1G Indoors ... Won twice in both doubles and singles to start the year against NKU and YSU ... Took down Matt Bouggy of Purdue 6-0, 6-0 for his first Big Ten singles victory.

2013-14 (Freshman)


Prior to Ohio State

US junior ranking: Reist is No. 1 in Ohio, No. 7 in the Midwest and had the highest national ranking of his career in 2013 at No. 46.


Son of Marty and Annie Reist ... father had a successful tennis career at Ball State ... would like to go into sports broadcasting after graduation ... favorite hobby includes watching and playing basketball ... has three siblings, Parker, Spencer and Mallory.