Riley Ewing


Player profile

  • Year Graduate Student
  • Hometown Marietta, Ga.
  • Last School Walton High School
  • Height 5-11

Ohio State Career 

  • Received bachelor’s degree in logistics management in Spring 2021
  • Enrolled in graduate school for master’s of applied economics
  • Four-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and three-time Academic All-Big Ten pick
  • 117 career draw controls rank sixth in Ohio State history
  • Has played in 46 games in the Scarlet and Gray, starting 25, with four goals and two assists for six points

2021 (Senior Season) 

  • Played in 10 games, starting six
  • 14 draw controls, one ground ball and a caused turnover
  • Had 10 draw controls in two games vs. Johns Hopkins combined, with six March 5 and four March 7
  • Recorded three draw controls against Rutgers Feb. 28
  • Earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten honors

2020 (Junior Season) 

  • Appeared in eight games, with six starts
  • Had four points on the season, with three goals and an assist
  • Registered 23 draw controls to rank third on the team
  • Scooped up three ground balls
  • Won a season-best seven draw controls against Robert Morris Feb. 9
  • Academic All-Big Ten and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete honoree

 2019 (Sophomore Season)

  • Appeared in 17 games with 13 starts
  • Led the team in draw controls with 71, ranking sixth in the Big Ten
  • Picked up two ground balls
  • Tallied an assist against Johns Hopkins April 13
  • Had a career-high 10 draw controls against Detroit Mercy Feb. 10 and Niagara March 3
  • Academic All-Big Ten selection and an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

2018 (Freshman Season) 

  • Appeared in 12 games
  • Scored first collegiate goal against No. 18 Penn State March 31
  • Tallied nine draw controls
  • Caused two turnovers
  • Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

Prior to Ohio State

  • Four-year letterwinner and starter at Walton High school
  • Four-time all-state selection
  • Two-time All-American
  • Selected for Georgia All-Star team twice
  • Two-time scholar athlete award winner
  • 2017 Academic All-American
  • High school teammate of fellow Buckeye Lindsay Epstein
  • Played six years of club lacrosse for Eagle Stix
  • National Honor Society and National High School Scholars member
  • Also involved in swimming (wanted to be a swimmer for the University of Texas) and rec basketball


  • Daughter of Jonna and Tim, who played football at Georgia Tech
  • Has two sisters, Ryder, who goes to LSU,  and Mackenzie, who attend the University of Kentucky
  • Earned bachelor’s degree in logistics management in Spring 2021
  • Working toward master’s in applied economics and wants to work in economic policy and diplomacy after graduation
  • Enjoys golf, travel and cooking
  • Lived in London for a summer
  • Got into lacrosse in fourth grade because her friend – and current Buckeye teammate – Lindsay Epstein made her try it out; the duo played together in high school
  • On why she chose Ohio State: “The people, the culture and the pride surrounding the university that makes it feel like home regardless of how long you’ve been here.”

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