|High School:||Melbourne Central Catholic|
|Parents:||Pete & Susan|
Riebsame turned in one of the most productive offensive seasons in the history of the Emory baseball program, batting .351 and leading all Eagles during the year with eight home runs, 40 runs batted in, and a .617 slugging percentage. Riebsame added on 11 doubles and three triples during the year, while scoring 35 runs and stealing 12 bases on as many attempts. He was named to the ABCA all-South Region Second Team and the all-University Athletic Association (UAA) First Team following the season. Riebsame ended the year ranked 45th in Division III in home runs, 66th in home runs per game (0.19), 81st in total bases (95), 106th in slugging percentage, 113th in triples and 124th in RBIs. His eight home runs were tied for the fifth-most in a season in Emory history. Riebsame hit the game-winning and UAA Tournament clinching walkoff two-run home run in the ninth inning against Washington University (Mo.) at the conference championships. He was named the Most Valuable Player of the UAA Tournament after batting .435 (10-for-23) with eight RBIs and seven runs scored, including a tournament-best two home runs. Riebsame went three-for-five with two home runs and five RBIs against Covenant College on April 8th. The outfielder and catcher also led all Emory players with 12 multiple RBI games and recorded a team-best 12-game hitting streak from March 6th - March 25th. Riebsame hit .459 (17-for-37) against lefties and .525 (21-for-40) when leading off an inning. He was named the UAA Athlete of the Week on April 11th. He ends his Emory career ranked fifth in the program's history with a .564 slugging percentage and tied for sixth with 13 home runs.
Riebsame led all Emory players with five home runs and 34 runs scored during his first season as an Eagle. In addition, he drove in 33 runs, the second highest total on the team, with 11 doubles and a .308 batting average. He finished the season second on the squad with 10 multiple-RBI games. Riebsame's best game of the season came on March 9th against Brandeis University, when he guided the Eagles to a 7-1 victory with a two homerun, four RBI performance.
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|2011||ABCA All-South Region||Second Team|
|UAA Tournament Most Valuable Player|
|All-UAA Tournament Team|
Prior to Emory:
Played on the Brevard Community College baseball team for two seasons before transferring to Emory... Named to the All-South East Conference (Region 8) second team in 2009... Was a member of the Melbourne Central Catholic team for four seasons, serving as the team captain during his senior year... Named to the all-Space Coast first team in 2007... Coached by Tom Dooley... Also played football, serving as the varsity team captain in 2006.
Born November 11, 1988... A two-time Academic all-American with Brevard Community College.
"I chose Emory for its academic and athletic opportunities."