Riley Gillin

Riley Gillin

Graduation Year

2020

Position

Midfield

High School

Academy of Notre Dame de Namur

College

University of Delaware (DI)

Why did you pick this college?

I chose UD because I felt at home on campus and I loved the team chemistry. I also see UD as a perfect fit for me academically and athletically, and know that I will be pushed to my full potential there.

What advice would you give to younger Blast players beginning the recruiting process?

Be aggressive on and off the field, and don’t rush your process. Make sure you decide what is right for you!

What’s your favorite part of playing for Blast?

Playing with some of my closest friends and learning from them.

What other colleges were you considering?

Penn, Boston University, Fairfield, Lafayette, High Point, Drexel

Achievements, other sports or activities, etc

Team Philly National Tournament, Brine National Tournament, Varsity lacrosse since freshman year, 3 time honor roll, Varsity field hockey, Varsity basketball

Additional Comments

I’d like to thank Josie and Julie for helping me grow over the past years. My high school coach Xan Zimatore for making me a better player. My teammates for always pushing me. And my parents for all their support, especially my mom for encouraging me to play at her alma mater!

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