2007 Preseason First Team All-SLC second baseman
2006 Third Team All-SLC second baseman
NCAA Tournament: Started both games at second base...went 3-for-5 with a double and a home run against Texas...collected a base hit and drove in a run against North Carolina State...also drew an intentional walk.
SLC Tournament: Started all five games at second base...went 4-for-21 (.191) with three RBIs and three runs scored...drew a pair of walks and scored a run in the opener against Texas State...collected two hits in the victory over Lamar, including a two-run double in the eighth inning to tie the game...collected a hit and drew two walks in the championship game victory over Northwestern State.
2006: .318-4-34...started all 64 games in which he appeared...set a UTA single-season record with 264 at-bats...led the team with 26 multi-hit games and ranked second with seven multi-RBI games...team leader with 33 walks...second on the team with 42 runs scored, 84 hits and 109 total bases...went 2-for-3 with three RBIs in a home victory over Oral Roberts...collected two hits and scored two runs in the second game against Oral Roberts...had two hits and two walks against Texas Tech...went 4-for-6 with a pair of runs scored in a victory over nationally-ranked Hawai'i...drove in three runs in the come-from-behind victory over Northwestern State in the conference opener...drove in the game-winning RBI with a single through the left side in the bottom of the ninth...collected two hits in four straight conference games...had a three-hit performance against ORU on the road...collected three hits and scored three runs in a victory over McNeese State...tied his career-best with four hits in a victory over Southeastern Louisiana...delivered the game-tying two-run home run in the victory over Texas State...followed it up with a three-run home run the next day.
Prior to UTA: Came to UTA after earning all-conference honors at Clarendon Junior College...hit .390 as a sophomore...played his prep ball at Sardis Academy...also played hockey and volleyball.
Personal: Son of Heather and Joe Rieder...born Oct. 3, 1985...an interdisciplinary studies major at UTA.
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