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 Megan Ritchie
Megan  Ritchie
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Taunton, Mass.

High School:
Coyle and Cassidy

Birthdate:
12/14/1993

10/31/2014

Westphal Wins ACC XC Championships

The Limoges, France native tied a personal best to place first overall in the 6K

10/29/2014

Women's XC Travels to UVA for ACCs

The Eagles will race on the Earlysville, Va. course on Friday, Oct. 31 at 10 a.m.

10/24/2014

Women's XC Places First at CCSU Mini Meet

All seven varsity runners placed in the top 30 finishers

10/11/2014

Women's XC Competes at New Englands

Junior Megan Ritchie was the Eagles' top performer of the meet

09/26/2014

Liv Westphal Wins Battle in Beantown

Women's Cross Country places fourth as a team

As A JUNIOR (2014-15)
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).
INDOOR: finished the mile in 5:08.63 at the BU Meet (1/22).

As A SOPHOMORE (2013-14)
XC: Improving her time by over a minute since her collegiate, 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: 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: 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: 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: 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
Born December 14, 1993 ... daughter of Francis and Vickie Ritchie ... enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences.

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