Blake Riley-Hawkins
Blake  Riley-Hawkins

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Bradenton, Fla.

High School:
Lakewood Ranch

Weight:
149

Major:
Exploration

11/15/2014

No. 4 Ohio State Defeats Army, Arizona State at Journeymen Tussle

Buckeyes record four straight pins in win over Army

11/13/2014

No. 4 Ohio State Rolls Past Kent State, 38-3

Three-time national champion Logan Stieber makes 2014-15 debut

11/01/2013

2013-14 Season Begins for No. 12 Buckeyes

Defending national champion Logan Stieber will compete in All-Star Classic Saturday

CAREER HONORS
• Academic All-Big Ten (2017)
• OSU Scholar-Athlete (2014, 2015, 2017)

YEAR-BY-YEAR
2016-17 (Redshirt Junior)
• Wrestled in the Ohio Open (Nov. 13) and cracked the lineup vs. Maryland (Jan. 22)
 Started the season with an 8-4 decision at the Ohio Open

2015-16 (Redshirt Sophomore)
 
 Competed in 11 matches, all at open tournaments, and was 4-7 overall with amajor decision and fall
 Picked up his first two wins of the year at the Michigan State Open, finishing 2-2 overall for eighth place

2014-15 (Redshirt Freshman)
Went 5-6 overall and made a part of starts on varsity dual matches – vs. Kent State (11/13) and Arizona State (11/15) … went 4-2 at the Purple Raider Invitational … defeated Cameron Bowen of Virginia Tech by major decision (13-4) in the consolation third round

2013-14 (Redshirt) 
 Competed in four open tournaments at 141 and 149 pounds - Clarion Open (Nov. 3), CSU Open (Dec. 14), Storm Open (149 pounds) and Purple Raider Open (Jan. 19)

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
 Four-year letterwinner for Lakewood Ranch wrestling team
 Compiled a 126-26 high school record
 Also lettered in football (safety), swimming (50 & 100 freestyle and 100 breaststroke) and weightlifting (138 weight class)
 2011-12 wrestling MVP
 2012-13 wrestling team captain
 All-county honorable mention in 2011 and 2012
 2012 wrestling all-area honorable mention

PERSONAL
 Son of Kim and Sandy
 Has one brother, Kyle, who also wrestled for the Buckeyes 
 Involved in numerous community service initiatives, including blood drive committee, Students Above the Influence, Students Working Against Tobacco and Meals on Wheels.