December 21, 2021

Transfer Reed Davis Added to 2022 Roster

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Brian Maisonneuve, head coach of the Buckeyes announced the addition of transfer Reed Davis to the Ohio State roster for the 2022 season.

Davis last played for Jacksonville (Fla.) University.

“We are so excited to add Reed to our program,” Maisonneuve said. “Reed will make an immediate impact on the field and in the locker room. He has a great frame, soft feet and high soccer IQ.  He strikes an excellent ball and is outstanding around goal.  Reed’s attitude and leadership is exactly what we look for in a student athlete and he will be a great addition in the locker room as well.  We are very fortunate to add Reed to our Buckeye soccer family.”

REED DAVIS CAREER HONORS

  • ASUN All-Tournament Team (2021)
  • ASUN All-Tournament First Team (2021)
  • ASUN All-Academic Team (2021)
  • ASUN Preseason Player of the Year (2021)

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE

2021 (Redshirt Junior at Jacksonville)

  • Started the year by being nominated ASUN Preseason Player of the Year
  • Participated in 12 games, making the starting lineup 10 times
  • Led the team in goals scored with three on the season
  • Accumulated 25 shots with 12 being on goal
  • Was consistently a key forward for the JU offense.

2021 (Redshirt Sophomore Jacksonville)

  • Returned to form in 2021 following a unanimous All-Freshman team campaign in 2018
  • It was a long road back for Davis who battled injuries for nearly two years before returning to the pitch in 2021
  • Davis scored a league-leading five goals, four of which came in ASUN play
  • Two of his scores were game-winners and the Dolphins were victorious in every game Davis scored
  • He scored once during the conference tournament and was named to the All-Tournament team following a JU Championship.

2018 (Freshman at Jacksonville)

  • Unanimous All-Freshman selection
  • ASUN Second Team All-Conference
  • Appeared in each game for the Dolphins, making 15 starts
  • Led the Dolphins in goals (6) and points (13)
  • Scored two goals in an October contest vs Liberty (10/20)
  • Scored the Dolphins’ lone goal vs Lipscomb in the ASUN Championship Semifinal game (11/4)

Prior to Jacksonville: 

  • Two-time Gatorade Florida Player of the Year while at Fleming Island High School
  • First player in state of Florida to win award in consecutive seasons
  • First back-to-back winner of the Florida Dairy Farmers Mr. Soccer award
  • Concluded his high school career with 132 goals and 48 assists
  • Scored 52 goals and 17 assists during his senior season, leading the Golden Eagles to a 17-1-3 record and a trip to the FHSAA District 4A Tournament Quarterfinals
  • Won the district championship in 2016, finishing with an 18-1 record
  • Maintained a weighted 4.24 GPA in the classroom, and was a member of the Cambridge Advanced International Certificate of Education (AUCE) honors program
  • 2018 Clay County Scholar Athlete of the Year

Club Team

  • Played for the Clay County Soccer Club from 2008-18
  • Guided the team to the U16 State Championship in 2018, and the U18 finals the following season
  • Helped the team win the Disney Showcase in 2017

Personal

  • Full name is Reed Anthony Davis
  • Son of Tony & Yvette Davis
  • Has two brothers – Connor & Trent
  • Majoring in kinesiology, with plans of owning a business or gym
  • Favorite athlete is Ronaldinho

 

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