Rileigh Eding
Rileigh Eding
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Hamilton, Mich.
Events: backstroke, sprint freestyle

2018-2019: Named the Junior Female Athlete of the Year by the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and qualified as a Scholar All-American and for the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Academic Honor Roll...Achieved honorable mention All-America status with the 200-yard freestyle relay team that finished 14th in the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships...An at-large all-MIAA pick, she gained silver medals with runner up performances in the 200, 400 and 800 freestyle and 400 medley relay events and the 50 freestyle and 100 backstroke and a bronze medal in the 100 freestyle...The MIAA Swimmer of the Week after the Wabash College Invitational in November (broke the school record in the 100-yard backstroke, 56.60 seconds, and completed the 50 freestyle in 23.98 seconds)

2017-2018: An at-large selection to the all-MIAA team...Rileigh started strong against Hillsdale on Oct. 13, winning the 50 free (24.79), 50 fly (27.01), and as a team won the 200 free relay with a team time of 1:41.81. Rileigh's week 1 performance earned her MIAA Women's Swimmer of the Week for Oct. 16...Produced 50 points in the MIAA Championship, achieving school records in the 50 freestyle (finishing third, 23.85) and as a member of the 200 freestyle relay (1:36.49)...MIAA Championship runner-up in the 100 free (51.96) and 100 back (56.87)...Her performance in the MIAA Championship was judged as the best individual performance by a female during the 2017-2018 academic year by the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

An exercise science major who is a member of the Wilson Institute for Medicine...Lists reading, kayaking, hiking, and spending time with friends and family as interests outside of the pool...Daughter of Greg and Erica Eding.