Jesuit Sports Hall Of Fame

Mike Reilly
class of 1988

Arthur Allen
Joe Bell

Kevin Burris

Eric Elkins

Robert S. Finnegan

Bob Floyd
Johnathan Howard
Paul Linehan
Mike Madigan
William Moore
Dan Murphy
Carl Pellegrini
Mike Reilly

Fred Schaefer
Ken Shaw
Herb Sheaner
Ronnie Wallace





A four-year varsity letterman for both Ranger cross country and track, Michael Reilly '88 has developed his athletic skills in both sports into nationally-recognized expertise at Stanford University. A TCIL state champion in cross country his junior and senior years, Reilly was also the TCIL track & field state champ in the 1500 meters for two consecutive years as well as, for three straight years, the TCIL champ in the 3200 meters. Having broken the Jesuit school records in both the 3200 meters with a time of  9:29 and the 1500 meters with a time of 4:05, Reilly earned numerous plaudits throughout his high school days, including the Dallas Morning News Teenage Citizen Tribute and the Governor's Recognition Award, both in 1988. Graduating class salutatorian, Reilly became a varsity competitor in his chosen sports every year at Stanford University. Selected as an NCAA Cross Country Academic All-American in 1992, Reilly, nationally ranked in the 3000 meter steeplechase for two consecutive years, remains #12 all-time in that event at Stanford. Currently assistant coach for track & field as well as cross country, and director of all track & field operations at Stanford, Reilly has helped guide his Cardinal teams to numerous victories, including the Pac-10 Conference track & field team championship 2000, 2001; the NCAA track & field national team championship 2000; the Pac-10 Conference cross country team championships 1996-1998, 2000-2001; and the NCAA cross country national team championship 1996, 1997. In 2000, Reilly was named the West Region Cross Country Coach of the Year. This former student-athlete, who earned a bachelor of science degree in symbolic systems, understands the challenges for his Cardinal athletes on the field and in the classroom. Due in large part to his efforts, Stanford is consistently selected as an Academic All-American squad in cross country while simultaneously achieving top NCAA team honors as well. Moreover, Reilly coordinates the recruiting of all men's middle-distance and distance runners, including the last five freshmen classes at Stanford, which have been ranked number one in the nation by Track & Field News. As a home meet director, Reilly oversees the Stanford Invitational in both cross country and track, events attracting more than 7,000 athletes. Additionally, Stanford, with Reilly leading the preparation, hosts a series of high performance track meets each season, where top performances are achieved and Olympic medalists compete.