Cards set a record in classsroom achievement
Cardinals defeat trio of nationally ranked crews in No. 14 Clemson, No. 19 Cornell and No. 20 Duke
Cardinals add three runner-up finishes during opening day of two-day event
Cardinals row to varsity eight, second varsity eight, varsity four and novice eight wins over Lady Vols
Cardinals earn varsity eight, second varsity eight, varsity four and novice eight wins in Oak Ridge
2012-13: Named Second Team All-South Region by Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association ... Earned CRCA Scholar Athlete accolades ... Spent entire spring in Cardinals' varsity eight boat ... Member of varsity eight crew that finished third at Big East Championship in West Windsor, N.J., and had wins over No. 14 Clemson, No. 19 Cornell, No. 20 Duke, Michigan State, Oklahoma, Minnesota, UCF, Tennessee, Rhode Island and Indiana at the Clemson Invitational ... Also had wins over West Virginia, Duke, Eastern Michigan and Miami at Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational.
2011-12: Named Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association National Scholar-Athlete ... Earned Varsity Academic Award with a 4.0 GPA ... Spent the season in the varsity eight boat...rowed to first-place finishes against Duke, Dayton, Alabama, Kansas and Georgetown...Helped crew finish third at the BIG EAST Championship.
2010-11: Academic honors include Dean's Scholar, Dean's List, AD Honor Roll and Red & Black Scholar ... Rowed to second-place finishes in the novice eight boat versus Texas, Oklahoma, Wisconsin, and #16 Tennessee ... Earned a first-place finish versus Kansas State, as well as a second-place finish versus Ohio State and Indiana in the novice eight boat ... Came in second versus Northeastern and Boston University at the Charles River Challenge in the third varsity eight boat ... Also rowed to a Cardinals' victory over Boston University, as well as a runner-up finish at the BIG EAST Conference Championships in the third varsity eight boat and a fifth-place finish at the Oak Ridge Invitational in the varsity four boat.
Prior to UofL: Went to St. Francis High School, Louisville Classical Academy, and JCPS elementary school ... Played field hockey and ballet in high school.
Personal: Born on June 1, 1992, in Niskayuna, N.Y. ... Daughter of Bill and Kathy Ritter ... Has one brother and one sister, Zachary and Molly ... Majoring in computer information systems... Post-college ambition is to work information technology field ... Hobbies and outside interests include coffee, running, napping and eating ... Says she chose the University of Louisville because she had a premonition that Lauren Proctor-Brown would be here ... Says the best thing about the city of Louisville is the coffee shops ... Says the best thing about U of L rowing are her 40 best friends and one favorite coach ... Wants to tell incoming teammates to relish every single practice on a daily basis because it is the best time you'll ever have.