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    Riley Kelliher
    Riley Kelliher

    Class:
    Freshman

    Hometown:
    Wellington, New Zealand

    High School:
    Lake Forest

    Height / Weight:
    5-9 / 160

    Position:
    M/D



    High School:Wellington College Junior player of the year 2011... Wellington College player with most potential 2012... Won Wellington Secondary Schools 2011... 2012 All Rush team...National Team/Club Team/Academy:Member of the New Zealand Under-17 National Team for 2013 World Cup... Started First Two Matches in U-17 World Cup vs. Uruguay and Italy. Won Oceania World cup qualifying...Island Bay reserve team player of the year 2012... reserve team top goal scorer 2012.

    Personal:Born Riley Barnes Kelliher in Wellington, NZ... son of Phil Kelliher and Tracey Verrenkamp...3 younger brothers Jamie, Curtis, Mason. Chose Northwestern after considering Wake Forest and UConn.

    Coach Lenahan on Kelliher: "Riley comes to us very highly regarded after playing with New Zealand in the World Cup U17 Finals in the United Arab Emirates this past October. He is our 2ndKiwi on the roster joining fellow New Zealander,Nikko Boxall. Riley is a very dynamic attacking player with a good feel for the game and the ability to make plays in the final third. His versatility in playing any of the midfield positions or outside back will certainly help his chances to be come a great player at Northwestern and in the Big Ten."