Meredith Rieder joined the Duke staff in August of 2008 and serves as an Associate Director of Sports Information. Prior to being elevated to her current position in July of 2015, she spent seven years as an Assistant SID.
Rieder’s primary responsibilities include handling media relations for the men’s soccer, wrestling and men’s lacrosse programs.
Rieder came to Duke after serving as an Athletic Communications Assistant at Colgate University for three years. A native of Columbus, Ohio, she handled the day-to-day media relations duties for the volleyball, women’s basketball, men’s lacrosse and men and women’s track and cross country teams at Colgate.
She also served as the Assistant Director of Athletic Communications for three years at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, N.Y. Rieder graduated cum laude from Denison University in 2002 with a degree in communication and French.
A four-year member of the women’s soccer team at Denison, Rieder was a four-time all-region selection and earned All-America honors as a senior. She helped guide the Big Red to four consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances.
Rieder is a current member of the CoSIDA Academic All-America committee.