25 - Blair Riley
Blair Riley
Born: 11/1/85
Height: 6-0
Weight: 220
Year: Senior
Hometown: Kamloops, British Columbia
High School: Sa-Hali Secondary
Position: Left Wing
Team: Nanaimo (BCHL)
S/C: R

Senior (2009-10 Season): Game-By-Game Statistics . . . One of Ferris State's top returning forwards . . . Has the potential to be a 20-plus goal scorer . . . An active skater . . . Exceptionally-strong, well-conditioned athlete . . . Regarded as a cycler with great ability to finish . . . Possesses an excellent shot with one of the team's best releases on his shot . . . Shows a nice scoring touch . . . Willing to sacrifice body to create scoring opportunities . . . Good size-strength combination . . . Career Statistics.

Junior (2008-09 Season): Tied for fifth in team scoring with 16 points on seven goals and nine assists in 37 contests . . . Recorded a squad sixth-most nine points (3-6=9) in 27 league regular-season outings . . . Chalked up a team third-best nine power-play points (4-5=9) . . . Lone multiple-point game performance of the season was a two-point (1-1=2) effort against Lake Superior State (11/1) . . . Accounted for the game winner with a power-play lamplighter versus Alabama-Huntsville (12/13) . . . Started campaign riding a six-game point streak (10/10-25) and amassed a combined six points (3-3=6) in that period . . . Scored a goal apiece in back-to-back appearances on two occasions - vs. Canisius (10/10-11) and against Alabama-Huntsville (12/12-13) . . . Notched a season-best plus two efficiency rating in a game twice - at Robert Morris (10/18) and vs. Alabama-Huntsville (12/12) . . . Generated a month-high six points (3-3=6) in seven October encounters and added four points (2-2=4) in nine November games . . . Totaled seven points (3-4=7) in the second period . . . Netted six opening-period points (4-2=6) for the season . . . Recipient of a FSU Dean's Academic Award . . . Game-By-Game Statistics.

Sophomore (2007-08 Season): A co-recipient of Ferris State's Steve Banonis Memorial Most Improved Player Award . . . Placed tied for third among team's leading scorers while his 14 goals marked a team high . . . His five multi-point games tied for third most on the squad . . . Led Bulldogs with 11 power-play points (5-6=11) and three multiple-assist game outings . . . Chosen as MVP of the Toyota UConn Hockey Classic and was an all-tourney team member after tallying three goals at Connecticut (12/30) in championship game . . . Turned in three-point game efforts against Miami (2/15) with a goal and two assists and likewise vs. Western Michigan (3/7) in the opener of a CCHA Tourney First-Round series . . . Compiled at least a point in 16 outings, which was highlighted by a four-game (2/2-15) point streak (3-3=6) . . . Amassed nine points (4-5=9) in as many February encounters . . . Generated a 10-points total in the first period (4-6=10) and also in the second stanza (8-2=10) . . . Had a squad third-most nine (6-3=9) points in 11 non-league contests . . . FSU Dean's Academic Award honoree.

Freshman (2006-07 Season): Skated in 34 of squad's 39 games . . . Ranked 15th among team's points leaders and third in rookie scoring . . . Notched a season-high three points (1-2=3) vs. Union (10/7) in season-opening series finale, including his first collegiate lamplighter . . . Generated five points (2-3=5) in his first four appearances . . . Registered a lamplighter in home outings vs. Mercyhurst (10/14) and Michigan (11/17) with the latter occurring on a power play . . . Had an assist apiece against Mercyhurst (10/13) and at Northern Michigan (1/6) along with back-to-back league home contests vs. Michigan State (2/13) and Bowling Green State (2/16) . . . Garnered a personal season-best +1 efficiency rating in seven outings . . . Tied for 12th on the squad with four power-play points (2-2=4) . . . Compiled a season-high five points (2-3=5) in eight October encounters.

High School/Juniors: Skated the last two seasons (2004-05 and 2005-06) with the Nanaimo (British Columbia) Clippers of the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL) . . . Coached by Bill Bestwick . . . Recorded a team-high 81 points on a squad-best 42 goals and 39 assists in 64 2005-06 season contests as the Clippers captured their second consecutive BCHL Island Division regular-season title en route to a 44-12-0 campaign . . . Scored 11 power-play goals and six short-handed markers in 2005-06 . . . Voted the Clippers' 2005-06 Most Valuable Player . . . Finished 18th in league scoring for the 2005-06 campaign and was 12th in the previous season (2004-05) with a team third-place 82 points total in 74 overall encounters . . . Generated a squad-best 47 goals with 35 helpers as Nanaimo registered a 48-9-0 overall record for the 2004-05 season . . . Tallied a squad-high tying 16 power-play goals and one short-handed lamplighter . . . Holds team single-season record for most short-handed goals . . . Played for the Merritt (British Columbia) Centennials of the BCHL in 2003-04 and had 64 points with 22 goals and 42 assists in 60 games . . . A 2003 graduate of Sa-Hali Secondary School in Kamloops, British Columbia.

Personal: Son of Al and Lyn Riley . . . Born 11/1/85 in Kamloops, British Columbia . . . Both parents are realtors . . . Has an older brother . . . Enjoys water sports and playing cards . . . FSU Letters: Three . . . Shoots: Right . . . Business Administration major.

 

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