Cardinals finish third in fours event and fourth in varsity eights
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 raise tigers with Anna Neikirk ... 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 waterfront park and coffee shops... Says the best thing about U of L rowing is Derek Copeland ... Favorite classes are CIS 180 with Steve Kendra, ACCT 205 with Christy Burge and Astronomy with Professor Williger...Says her best race was Spring Break 2012 against Duke... Wants to tell incoming teammates to relish every single practice on a daily basis because it is the best time you'll ever have.