Blake Riley-Hawkins
Blake  Riley-Hawkins

RS Junior

Bradenton, Fla.

High School:
Lakewood Ranch




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

Buckeyes record four straight pins in win over Army


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

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


2013-14 Season Begins for No. 12 Buckeyes

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

2015-16 Season: Competed in 11 matches, all at open tournaments, and was 4-7 overall … one major decision and one fall … picked up his first two wins of the year at the Michigan State Open, finishing 2-2 overall for eighth place.

2014-15 Season: 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 … OSU Scholar-Athlete.

2013-14 Season: In first season with Buckeyes, 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) ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.

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) ... earned Most Athletic Boy at LRHS ... 2011-12 wrestling MVP ... 2012-13 wrestling team captain ... wrestling all-county honorable mention in 2011 and 2012 ... 2012 wrestling all-area honorable mention ... wrestling team was named all-area in 2013 ... wrestling academic team state runner-up.

Personal: Son of Kim and Sandy ... has one brother, Kyle, who also wrestles for the Buckeyes ... greatest sports moment was helping Lakewood Ranch upset No. 8 Sarasota High School in a dual meet with the match coming down to his 112-pound bout; Blake was wrestling with an injured knee and eventually would need surgery and a sixth-month recovery time ... was a member of jazz band, concert band and wind ensemble ... involved in numerous community service initiatives, including blood drive committee, Students Above the Influence, Students Working Against Tobacco and Meals on Wheels.