Ohio Dominican Press Release:
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Reilee DuPratt has been hired as Ohio Dominican's head women's soccer coach. Athletic Director Jeff Blair made the official announcement on Tuesday, May 26.
"We are very happy to add Reilee to our coaching staff," Blair stated. "She comes highly recommended and with her experience as a player and coach at the Division II level we are excited about the future of the women's soccer program under her leadership."
"I am extremely excited to become the new head women's soccer coach at Ohio Dominican University," DuPratt said. "I would like to thank Jeff Blair and the hiring committee for providing me this opportunity."
"The team has been very successful on and off the field and I look forward to building on that," added DuPratt. "I would also like to thank Cleveland State University and the athletic department for playing a major role in my development as a person and a coach throughout the past three years."
During her tenure as an assistant coach, the Vikings enjoyed their best season in program history in 2018. CSU complied a record of 11-7-1 and 6-2-1 in conference play en route to an appearance in the Horizon League conference finals, its first in program history.
DuPratt also spent time as a graduate assistant coach at fellow Great Midwest institution, Lake Erie College. During her time in Painesville, the Storm earned a record number of wins in a season, and set a record for goals scored in a single game with 14.
She is also an accomplished player in Division II, suiting up 82 times during her four years with the Edinboro Fighting Scots. DuPratt went 50-25-8 during her collegiate career, appearing four times in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) tournament and three times in the NCAA National Tournament. During her senior season, DuPratt and the Fighting Scots enjoyed the best season in program history, reaching the conference finals in the PSAC Tournament and the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament.
DuPratt graduated Summa Cum Laude from Edinboro University with a Bachelor's of Arts in Early Childhood Education in 2016 and earned a Master's Degree in Sport Management from Cleveland State University in 2019.
She becomes the fifth head coach in Ohio Dominican women's soccer history.