Jacob Reilly
Jacob Reilly
Year: JR
Hometown: Middletown, R.I.
High School: Middletown
Events: High Jump
Major: Secondary Education/Biology (double major)

Personal Bests

  • Indoor
    • High Jump: 2.05m (2015-16 at Sorlien Memorial Invitational)
  • Outdoor
    • High Jump: 2.06m (2015-16 at New England Championship)

Career Honors & Awards

  • 2017 Indoor A-10 Runner Up (High Jump)
  • 2016 Indoor A-10 Runner Up (High Jump)
  • 2016 Indoor NEICAAA Runner Up (High Jump)
  • 2015 Outdoor NEICAAA Champion (High Jump)
  • 1x A-10 Outdoor Rookie of the Week (Apr. 13, 2015)
  • 1x ECAC Outdoor Rookie of the Week (Apr. 13, 2015)

2016-17

  • Outdoor:
    • Finished seventh in the high jump (1.90m) at the UNH Meet.
  • Indoor:
    • Finished second in the high jump (1.99m) at the Beantown Challenge.
    • Placed second in the high jump (1.96m) at the Sorlien Invitational.
    • Finished fourth in the high jump (2.00m) at the Terrier Classic.
    • Placed second in the high jump (1.99m) at the Coaches Tribute Meet.
    • Finished 17th in the high jump (1.90m) at the David Hemery Invitational.
    • Placed second in the high jump (1.99m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Finished fifth in the high jump (1.99m) at the New England Championship.

2015-16

  • Outdoor:
    • Finished third in the high jump (2.06m) at the New England Championship.
    • Placed third in the high jump (2.02m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Finished sixth in the high jump (2.05m) at the Larry Ellis Invitational.
    • Won the high jump (2.02m) at the Yale Open.
  • Indoor:
    • T-2 in the high jump (1.99m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship. 
    • Won the high jump, (1.99m) at the Coaches' Tribute Meet. 
    • Won the high jump, (2.03m) at the Donahue Games. 
    • Won the high jump, (2.05m) at the URI Sorlien Memorial Inviational. 

2014-15

  • Outdoor:
    • Finished fifth in the high jump, (1.99m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Won the high jump, (2.00m) at the Brown Springtime Open.
    • Finished second in the high jump, (1.99m) at the Mark Young Yale Invitational.
    • Won the high jump, (2.05m) at the Brown Invitational.
    • Finished third in the high jump, (1.95m) at the UNH Wildcat Invitational.
  • Indoor:
    • Placed 10th in the high jump, (1.94m) at the New England Championship.
    • Placed third in the high jump, (1.94m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Placed 18th in the high jump, (1.90m) at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational.
    • Placed third in the triple jump, (1.99m) at the URI Coaches vs. Domestic Violence Invitational.
    • Placed eighth in the high jump, (2.00m) at the Boston University Terrier Classic.
    • Tied for third in the high jump, (1.99m) at the Sorlien Memorial Invitational.
    • Finished 10th in the high jump, (1.99m) at the NYC Gotham Cup.
    • Tied for fourth in the high jump, (1.99m) at the Jay Carisella Invitational.

High School 

  • Lettered in cross country, basketball, and track at Middletown High School
  • Captained his cross country, basketball, and indoor/outdoor track teams during his senior year
  • Named Academic All-State in his senior year of cross country
  • Set the school records in indoor and outdoor high jump in 2014
  • Member of the National Honor Society

Personal

  • Born October 26, 1995
  • Son of Geof and Meg Reilly
  • Has one brother, Liam
  • Enjoys playing Pokemon, playing the guitar and drums
  • Lists the Green Bay Packers and Philadelphia 76ers as his favorite sports teams and Steve Prefontaine as his favorite athlete
  • Majoring in secondary education and biology with plans to become a high school teacher
  • Chose URI over the University of Vermont, University of New Haven, and Providence College