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...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-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association 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...Daughter of Greg and Erica Eding.