NAME: Rielyn Hamilton
SCHOOL: Boone County High School
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Committing to U. of Akron & breaking career goal record at Boone.
RESIDENCE: Burlington, Ky.
PARENTS: Tony & Mandy
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "Dad & Grandpa."
FUTURE GOAL: Physical or Occupational therapist
One of Northern Kentucky's best soccer players is Boone County senior Rielyn Hamilton, an attacking midfielder and a four-year varsity starter for the Lady Rebels. She has 11 multi-goal games this season.
Rielyn is already Northern Kentucky's and Boone County's all-time leading goal scorer with 116 career goals. She is just the third player in Northern Kentucky history to score 100+ goals in a varsity career.
Her junior year, Rielyn scored 22 goals plus added seven assists for a total 51 points. For her accomplishments, she has received numerous honors, including last season when she was named Ninth Region Co-Offensive Player of the Year, 1st team all-region for the second time and first-team all-state for the second time. In addition, twice she has been named MVP of the District tournament.
A super student, Rielyn also has played for the Kings Hammer Soccer Academy and the Cincinnati Development Academy. She will play soccer collegiately at the University of Akron.
Her favorite athlete is LeBron James, favorite entertainer is Chris Brown, favorite book is The Point Guard by Mitch Albom, favorite movie is Stomp the Yard and most-like-to-meet is Barack Obama.
COACH'S QUOTE – "Rielyn is dynamic and absolutely a team-first player. She gives 110% whether in training or a match. She is a coach on and off the field."
— Mike Hughes, Soccer Coach.