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 Timothy Ritchie
Timothy Ritchie

Worcester, Mass.

High School:
Doherty Memorial

Assistant Coach


AS A SENIOR 2008-09
Indoor T&F: Sixth place in the mile at the Dartmouth Relays with a time of 4:20.85...He placed in the top 10 at the ACC Indoor Championships in a couple of events. He took 10th in the 3000m with a time of 8:23.86 and finished sixth overall in the 5000m run with a time of 14:28.57.
Outdoor T&F: Finished third overall in the 5000m but was the top collegiate performer at the Reebok Raleigh Relays with a time of 14:09.63...crossed the finish line in third place at the Florida Relays in the 1500m with a time of 3:48.39...ran a personal best 14:20.44 in the 5000m at the ACC Outdoor Championships...12th place in the 5000m at the NCAA Regionals (14:26.65).

AS A JUNIOR (2007-08)
XC: Named co-captain along with Patrick Mellea ... competed at the NCAA New England Regional Championships, placing 14th overall in the 10k race with a time of 30:18.15 ... earned NCAA All-Region honors for his performance ... placed 21st at the ACC Championships, earning the team's second-fastest time of 24:50 in the 8k run ... placed second only to teammate Patrick Mellea at the NEICAAA Championships, clocking a 24:53 ... ran a 25:12 at the Notre Dame Invitational ... took ninth-place overall at the BC invite, completing the 8k course in 24:51.
Indoor T&F: Ran a 8:27.36 3000m at the Valentine Invitational ... member of the distance medley team that won at the Reebok Boston Games (10:16.44) ... won the mile against Boston University and Sacred Heart (4:17.66) ... second in the 3000m at the Husky Invitational (8:32.50).
Outdoor T&F: Fourth in the 5000m at the New England Championships (14:31.42) and 13th at the IC4A Championships (14:30.53) ... 18th in the 5000m at the ACC Championships (14:58.78) ... second in the 3000m steeplechase at the Stonehill Invitational (9:41.01).

AS A SOPHOMORE (2006-07)
XC: Placed 41st at the ACC Championships, crossing in 25:55.4 ... was 65th at the NCAA Northeast Regional, crossing the line in 33:35.4 ... finished 41st with a time of 25:31 at the New England Championships ... crossed the line in 25:09.7 at the Pre-National Meet.
Indoor T&F: Ran a 8:20 in the 3000m at the IC4A Championships ... third at the Boston Indoor Games in the mile (4:18.25) ... 17th at the ACC Championships in the 3000m (8:38.64) ... 14th at the Boston University St. Valentine Invitational in the 3000m (8:24.04).
Outdoor T&F: Won the 5000m at UMass Spring Meet (14:52.25).

AS A FRESHMAN (2005-06)
XC: Placed 36th at the New England Championship, clocking in at 26:00 ... finished 31st at the ACC Championship with a time of 24:53.2 ... crossed in 31:47.9 for 59th overall at the NCAA Northeast Regional ... finished third on the team at the Roy Griak Invitational with a time of 26:08 ... placed 28th overall at the Murray Keatinge Invitational, crossing at 25:09.7.
Indoor T&F: Finished second in the 3000m against Harvard ... had season cut short by injury.

Three-time league champion ... Massachusetts All-State selection in cross country and the two-mile as a junior and senior ... finished fourth in the Massachusetts cross country championships ... finished fourth in the two-mile at the indoor track state championships ... the 2005 Central Mass. outdoor two-mile champion ... the Doherty High School Student-Athlete of the Year in 2004 and 2005 ... member of National Honor Society ... winner of the St. Michael's Book Award ... member of the Spanish and Latin Honor Societies.

Born August, 7, 1987 ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences ... the third of Bob and Judy Ritchie's four children.

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