Football - 2008

LUKE REILLY graduated from Corning East High in 2001. He left his mark as one of the finest football players

to ever wear the maroon and white after putting together back to back  seasons as a 1,000  yard rusher. As a

junior, from his quarterback position in the option offense, Luke rushed for 1,125 yards with 15 touchdowns and

then followed that with 1,155 yards (9.2 yed. per carry) and 14 touchdowns as a senior that included a school

record 7 TD in the East West game. Luke was the All­Twin Tiers Offensive Back of the Year as junior and was

named to the All­New York State, third team as a senior. He was twice named the winner of the prestigious Dana

Eckel Award at East. He was named All­Twin Tiers, All­Section IV and All­Leader as a junior and as a senior.

Luke also played four yeas of lacrosse at East and won a gold medal for the Western Lacrosse team in the 2000

Empire Games. He earned a lacrosse scholarship to UMBC where he played for four years. Luke is currently the

assistant lacrosse coach at Virginia Wesleyan.