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 Kaitlyn Ritchey

TRITON NOTES
Two-time NCAA Championships qualifier (2017-18).

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2017-18
NCAA Championships qualifier ... PCSC All-Academic honorable mention ... Competed in all 10 meets for the Tritons, including PCSC Championships ... Placed 36th at NCAA Championships in 1000 free (3/14), 46th in 500 free (3/16) and 32nd in 1650 free (3/17).

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2016-17
NCAA Championships qualifier ... CSCAA Scholar All-America First Team ... Team's Rookie of the Year ... Competed in nine of 11 meets, including first PCSC Championships ... Made college debut in opener at San Diego State (10/14) ... Placed 41st (season-best 10:23.31) in NCAA Championships debut on first day (3/8) in 1000, and 28th (17:18.81) in 1650 on final day (3/11) ... Missed home opener vs. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (10/29) and dual at UC Santa Barbara (11/5).

CLUB
Competed for Swimfast Aquatic Group in Singapore.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2016 graduate of Singapore American School ... Aided Eagles to titles all four years ... Team MVP as a freshman in 2013.

PERSONAL
Born July 30 in Singapore ... Parents are Dana and Nancy Ritchey ... Human biology major at Sixth College ... Would like to go to veterinary school and become a veterinarian after graduating from UC San Diego ... Most memorable swimming moment is breaking meet record in relay at high school championships with her best friends ... Favorite UC San Diego moment is going to the NCAA Championships during her freshman and sophomore year ... Enjoys reading ... Favorite athlete is U.S. Olympian Missy Franklin ... Top movie is Mulan ... Loves rice ... Had never lived in the U.S. before college.

Position: Distance Freestyle
Height: 5'9"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Singapore
High School: Singapore American School
College: Sixth
Major: Human Biology
Experience: 2 Letters
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