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Matt Kiley

Defender

Player profile

  • Year Redshirt Sophomore
  • Hometown Dublin, Ohio
  • High School Dublin Coffman
  • Height 5-10
  • Weight 170
  • Club OP Soccer Club

Career Highlights

  • OSU Scholar-Athlete (2017)

2018 (Sophomore Season)

  • Redshirted for the Buckeyes

2017 (Freshman Season)

  • Made eight appearances off the bench as a true freshman
  • Totaled 109 minutes
  • Made collegiate debut with 10 minutes of action vs. Pitt (Aug. 25)
  • Saw 24 minutes of game time vs. Lehigh (Aug. 27)
  • Posted a shot in a season-high 31 minutes in B1G semifinals vs. Indiana (Nov. 10)

Prior to Ohio State

  • Played for OP Soccer Club and went to the USYS national championships in 2016
  • Made all-conference, all-district and all-state as a senior
  • Club teammates with current Buckeyes Jack Holland and Brennon Davis

Personal

  • Son of Lisa and Dave Kiley
  • Has three siblings, Kelsey, Luke and Rachael
  • Would like to become an accountant or business owner after graduation
  • Enjoys fishing, Xbox, football and running
  • Lists greatest sports thrill as playing in national championship in 2014 with OP club team
  • Father played soccer at Cincinnati
  • Brother, Luke, transferred to Ohio State program in spring of 2019
  • Management & Industry Exploration major