Rider Track & Field BIO
 Emily Ritter

At Rider:
Secondary Education/Biology major…holds the Rider record for the indoor mile (4:50.1) and holds the Rider outdoor records in the 1500 (4:28.76), the 3,000m (9:59.74), and the 3,000m steeplechase (10:21.82)…placed second overall in the season opening cross country race with St. Joseph’s and TCNJ, coving the 3.1 miles in 19:05.57…during the Indoor Track season won the 800 (2:21.90) in a dual meet with TCNJ…placed fourth in both the mile and the 3,000m (10:13.18) at the 2013-14  MAAC Indoor Championships…placed eighth in the mile at the ECAC Indoor Championships last year (4:54.77)…first time she ran the steeplechase she won the vent at the Rider Invitational…placed second in the steeplechase at the MAAC Championships with a Rider record time and broke that time at the ECAC Championships, where she placed third and qualified for the NCAA East Regional…as a sophomore placed second among Rider runners and 78th of 215 overall at the NCAA Cross Country Regional...finished 48th of 110 runners at the 2012 ECAC Cross Country Championships, third among Broncs, covering the 3.1 mile course in 19:22...was the fourth Bronc, 22nd overall at the 2012 MAAC Championships...placed 14th overall at the 2012 Fordham Fiasco...during the 2012-13 indoor season won the mile run (5:10.87) at the Monmouth Invitational…won the 1000m at the TCNJ Duel with a time of 2:59.47 and was part of the 4x800 relay team that won at TCNJ with a time of 9:42.28…placed second in the mile at the MAAC Championships with an ECAC qualifying time of 4:48.19 and was also fifth in the 3000m with a time of 10:30.23…finished 11th in the one-mile run at Boston’s Terrier Invitational while setting a new Rider record of 4:57.73 and qualifying for ECACs…finished fourth in the one-mile run with a Rider record of 4:50.01 at ECACs and was a medalist to earn All-East recognition…during the 2013 outdoor season won the 800-meter run with a time of 2:18.01 at the VCU Ram Invite…won the 3000 meter run with a time of 9:59.74 at the Lafayette Invitational…was third in the 1500 meter run with a time of 4:33.78 and seventh in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:17.83 at the 2013 MAAC Championships as Rider won the team title…part of the 4x800 relay team that finished fourth in the heat and 14th overall at the Penn Relays…set a Rider record in the 1500 meter run, placing 11th at the Colonial Relays with a time of 4:31.60…as a freshman finished 16th in her first collegiate race at the TCNJ Blue/Gold Classic in 19:50.90, placed 23rd at the MAAC Cross Country Championships in 23:11.2, placed 45th of 215 runners at the ECAC Cross Country Championships in 19:20, finished 115th at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Cross Country Championships, placed third among Rider runners and 83rd overall at the Paul Short Run, placed second in the mile (5:21.56) at the Penn State Relays, placed sixth in the 3000m at the MAAC Indoor Track & Field Championships, placed eighth in the 5000m at the MAAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships.

Position: Distance
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Millsboro, Del.
High School: Sussex Tech
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