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Amanda Ritter
Amanda Ritter


St. Charles, Mo.

High School:
Incarnate Word Academy



Rowing Prepares for Sunday's Indiana Invitational

Cardinals will compete against Indiana, Notre Dame and Purdue in Indianapolis

2010-11: Came in second-place versus Texas, while also rowing to a Cards' win versus Kansas State in the novice eight boat ... Rowed to second-place finishes versus Oklahoma, Wisconsin, and #16 Tennessee, as well as a runner-up finish versus Indiana and Ohio State in the novice eight boat ... Finished second versus Northeastern and Boston University at the Charles River Challenge, as well as rowing to a Cards' win versus Boston in the third varsity eight boat ... Also finished second in the third varsity eight boat at the BIG EAST Conference Championships.

Prior to UofL: Went to high school at Incarnate Word Academy ... Won the Leroy Schmal +2 award in 2007 after being named outstanding novice of the year, as well as winning the Ron Suermann Award in 2009 for outstanding varsity of the year honors.

Personal: Born on Dec. 12, 1991, in St. Louis, Mo. ... Daughter of Jeanne and Vince Ritter ... Has one sister and one brother, Holly and Tristan ... Majoring in mechanical engineering at U of L ... Hobbies and outside interest include being outside, hanging out with friends, and reading ... Chose the University of Louisville because she loves the community and the support she was given ... Says the best thing about the city of Louisville is she loves the atmosphere and it reminds her of home ... Says the best thing about U of L rowing is the incredible friends she has made and the opportunities she has been given ... Favorite class is fencing ... If she could tell her incoming teammates one thing, it would be to take advantage of all the resources you're given.

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