Senior Sydney Riley Signs To Play LAX At Birmingham-Southern College
Congratulations to Briarcrest Senior Sydney Riley for signing her Letter to Intent to play college lacrosse at Birmingham-Southern College.
Sydney has been playing lacrosse since 5th grade. She was brought up to the Varsity Lacrosse team her 8th grade year and is a 5-year starter for the Saints. She is also a 4-year starter for her club team MemphisLax. Sydney was given the “Best Newcomer” Award her 8th grade season on the Varsity team and the “All In” Award last season.
Sydney was selected to be an alternate for Team Tennessee her sophomore season and was 1 of the 25 girls out of the 500 overall participants selected to the All-Tournament team at the Indian Prairie Showdown this past summer in Chicago. She has also been a part of multiple tournament championship teams both in Nashville and St. Louis.
Sydney has a passion for coaching and has been an assistant coach for the Briarcrest girls elementary and middle school programs for 4 years. She has also given private lessons to younger players.
Sydney plans to major in Health Sciences with a focus in Pre-Health, in hopes of becoming a physical therapist. Congratulations Sydney!