AS A JUNIOR (2014-2015) XC: Placed second in the women's open 5K at the Battle in Beantown (9/26) with 18:44.0...earned top performer title at the New England Championships (10/11), where she finished 29th out of 262 runners with 18:15.50...finished in 14th place at 10:28.41 in the 3K at the CCSU Mini Meet (10/24)...ran 22:09.7 at the ACC XC Championships (10/31). AS A SOPHOMORE (2013-14) XC: Improving her time by over a minute since her collegiate debut, ran 18:55.7 at the UMass Invitational (9/14) to claim 30th place...ran 19:18 at the Coast-to-Coast Battle in Beantown (9/27), good enough for 99th place...competed in the New England Championship (10/12), running a personal best time of 19:10.4 for 109th place...concluded the season with a 19:35.2 time at the Brown University Rothenberg Invitational (10/18). Indoor T&F: Opened the season with an 11th place finish in the 3,000-meter (10:23.85) at the BU Season Opener (12/7)...ran the mile in a personal best time of 5:19.58 at the Yale Collegiate Invitational (1/11)...placed 10th at the BU Limited Open (1/16), completing the 3,000-meter in 10:32.18...claimed a personal best in the 3,000-meter (10:05.72) at the BU John Thomas Terrier...competed at the Armory Collegiate Invitational (2/7-8), covering 3,000-meters in 10:17.07...finished 2nd in 18:41.77 in her first 5,000-meter competition of the season at the Brown University Invitational (2/15)...concluded the season at the ACC Championships (2/27-3/1), earning 26th place the 3,000-meter distance (10:31.59). Outdoor T&F: Made her season debut in the 5,000-meter (17:48.85) at the Raleigh Relays (3/28-29), good enough for 4th place in her heat and a personal record in the distance...ran the 3,000-meter in 10:17.41 at the UConn Invitational (4/5)...competed at the UMass Invitational (4/12), covering the 10,000-meter distance in 39:18, which earned her 3rd place...ran 17:53.08 in the 5,000-meter at the ACC Championships (4/17-19)...earned a 1st place finish and set a personal record in the 3,000-meter (10:03.03) at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invite (4/25)...ran the 5,000-meter in 18:07.60 at the New England Championships (5/8-10). AS A FRESHMAN (2012-13) XC: Made collegiate debut with a time of 20:15.8 at the UMass Invitational (9/15), finishing 54th overall...improved her 5k PR at the New England Championship (1/7), running 20:12.2 for 99th place...placed 45th in 20:32.3 at the Brown University Rothenberg Invitational (10/19). Indoor T&F: Finished her first 3,000-meter competition in 10:49.92 at the Jay Carisella Invitational (12/1)...placed 13th in the mile (5:32.37) at the URI GoRhody Invitational...placed 11th and earned a personal best time in the 1,000-meter (3:10.13) at the BU Multi-Team Meet (1/17)...ran the 3,000-meter in 11:04.89 at the Joe Donahue Games (1/25)...placed 8th in the 1,000-meter (3:13.76) at the Tufts Cupid Challenge (2/11)...concluded the season with a personal best in the 3,000-meter (10:47.58). Outdoor T&F: Ran a personal best time of 5:12.18 in the 1,500-meter at the Bridgewater State University Invitational (3/23)...finished 42nd in the 1,500-meter (5:19.83) at the Tufts Snowflake Classic (3/30)...ran the 1,500-meter in 5:17.85 to place 52d at the UMass Invitational (4/13).
BEFORE BC High school record in the 600m, 800m, 3000m, high jump, 4 x 800m, DMR ... DMR State Division 4 Champion in 2012 ... State Division 4 high jump champion in 2012 ... four time All-State cross country qualifier ... EAC mile and high jump champion ... EAC all-star 2011-12 ... National Honor Society ... National Latin Honors Society ... Salutatorian of the Class of 2012.
PERSONAL Daughter of Francis and Vickie Ritchie ... enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences.
PERSONAL RECORDS (PR) 1000m 3:10.13 - BU Multi (1/17/2013) 1500m 5:12.18 - Bridgewater State Invite (3/23/2013) Mile 5:19.58 - Yale (1/11/2014) 3000m 10:03.03 - Stonehill (4/25/2014) 5000m 17:48.45 - Raleigh (3/28/2014) 10000m 39:18.00 - UMass (4/12/2014) 5K 19:10.4 - New England's (10/12/2013)