SENIOR SEASON (2018)
Compiled a 22-9 record with all of her matches on Court 5… Notched 15 victories and went 15-7 against ranked competition… Defeated No. 2 USC, No. 1 Pepperdine, No. 3 Hawaii and No. 11 Georgia State in consecutive matches… Won her match on Court 4 with partner Gina Tillis on March 10 against top ranked USC when LSU became just the sixth program to win at least one match against the Trojans ever… Went 12-2 from March 24-April 20 with wins over pairs from seven ranked teams… Earned victories in the quarterfinals and semifinals of the CCSA Tournament over No. 18 FAU and No. 9 South Carolina to lead LSU to a runner-up finish.
JUNIOR SEASON (2017)
Played primarily in the five spot for most of the season with partner Megan Davenport... Opened the season winning 11 of her first 13 matches including an eight-match win streak ... Beat seven ranked teams throughout the course of the season including three top-10 teams ... Compiled a 2-1 record at the four spot and a 12-5 record at the five spot ... Amassed a 14-6 overall record on the season.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2016)
Played the second half of the season primarily at the four spot with partner Mandi Orellana … Opened up the season by winning 11 of 12 matches … Went undefeated at both the three (2-0) and five (2-0) … Earned a 6-0 record when partnered with Jeni Clark at the four, five and six positions and a 3-0 record alongside Cheyenne Wood at the three and four … Knocked off six ranked teams, including four in the top-10 with wins against No. 5 Florida International, No. 8 Stetson, No. 10 Grand Canyon, and No. 6 Arizona … Finished with a 10-3 record at the four spot with Orellana and a 14-4 record overall … Compiled a 14-4 record at the four slot, including a 10-3 record with Orellana … Swept the FIU Beach Invitational, Pelican Classic and Palmetto Invitational … Finished the season with an 23-6 record
FRESHMAN SEASON (2015)
Started at the No. 5 spot as a freshman … Competed primarily with Emma Hiller but also saw playing time with Cheyenne Wood … Compiled a 12-9 record in her first year with nine of her 12 victories coming alongside Hiller… Earned quality victories against Tulane during the Fiesta at Siesta Key Tournament and a three-setter against No. 19 Grand Canyon at the Arizona Invitational early in the season.
PRIOR TO LSU
Blocker from La Jolla High School where her team captured the 2014 San Diego Sand Volleyball League title ... Her natural ability to time blocks and read opposing hitters makes her an effective defender at the net ... Won 10 of her 11 matches and earned the San Diego Division I silver medal
Full name is Riley Leslie Young ... Born June 19, 1996 ... Parents are Thomas and Lori Young ... Has two younger sisters Sarah and Lindsey Young ... An honor student during her prep career at La Jolla High School ... Plans to major in business at LSU.