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07/07/2016

Pitt Places 244 Members on 2015-16 ACC Honor Roll

Conference Record 4,367 Student-Athletes Recognized

04/25/2016

Trio Named to All-ACC Academic Team

Cichowska, Sharp, Ritter highlight women’s swimming and diving

04/19/2016

Pitt Honors Student-Athletes at Annual Senior Awards Banquet

03/19/2016

Richey, Ritter Cap NCAA Women’s Championships

Duo takes part in 1650 freestyle in final day of competition

03/18/2016

Sharp Earns Honorable Mention All-American on 3M

Sophomores Richey, Sharp compete for Pitt

2015-16: Opened the season with a pair of top-five marks against Duke … took second in the 1000 yard free with a time of 10:13.13 … placed fourth with a time of 5:04.76 in the 500 free … captured two top-two spots against Georgia Tech … earned the title in the 500 yard free with a time of 4:59.73 … placed second in the 1000 yard free with a time of 10:19.21 … placed second in both the 500 yard free (5:04.13) and 1000 yard free (10:15.48) against Bucknell … eared two third place finishes in the tri-meet with Virginia Tech and Notre Dame … swam to times of 4:57.70 in the 500 yard free and 17:01.48 in the 1650 yard free … earned the title in the 1650 free with a time of 16:14.34 at the Pittsburgh Invitational … posted two top-two showings at the Big Al Open … won the 1650 yard free with a time of 16:12.73 … placed second in the 500 yard free with a time of 4:44.77 … earned three top-five marks against West Virginia … posted second place times of 5:02.68 in the 500 yard free and 10:13.57 in the 1000 yard free … took fifth in the 200 yard free with a time of 1:57.77 … won a pair of titles against Denison … posted times of 4:57.22 in the 500 yard free and 10:08.98 in the 1000 yard free … placed second in the 200 yard free at the Western Pennsylvania Invitational with a time of 1:54.33 … competed in three events at the ACC Championships … took seventh in the 1650 yard free with a time of 16:19.09 … took 13th in the 500 yard free with a time of 4:44.79 … earned 39th in the 200 yard free with a time of 1:52.24 … concluded the season at the NCAA Championships … placed 19th in the 500 yard free with a time of 4:41.23 … earned 21st in the 1650 yard free with a time of 16:11.92.

2014-15: In the season opener against Duke, placed third in both the 500 free and 1000 free ... finished second in both the 500 free and 1000 free at Georgia Tech/Georgia Southern ... won the 1000 free and was second in the 500 free versus St. Bonaventure ... took first in the 500 free and placed second in the 200 free against Bucknell ... at Notre Dame/Virginia Tech, grabbed second in the 1650 free and third in the 500 free ... placed second in the 500 free, ninth in the 200 free and helped the Panthers win the 800 free relay at the Pitt Invite ... at AT&T Winter Nationals, had two top-30 finishes, placing 26th in the 500 free and 12th in the 1650 free ... against West Virginia, was runner-up in both the 1000 free and 500 free ... finished second in the 1650 free at Denison ... won the 1000 free at the Senior Recognition Meet ... at ACC Championships, set three school records and became the program's first medalist, taking bronze in the 1650 free in a school record time of 16:14.31 after going out in the 1000 in a record 9:47.25 ... swam the A Final in the 500 free with a school record time 4:44.32 and swam the C Final of the 200 free in a lifetime best 1:49.20 ... also contributed to Pitt's 800 free relay team that placed sixth.

2013-14: Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... finished first in the 1000 free against Notre Dame and Virginia Tech ... at the Pitt Invite, took first in the 1650 free ... competed at the AT&T Winter Nationals where she made the consolation final and swam a career best time in the 500 free (4:46.7) and broke two school records in the 1000 free and 1650 free ... had two first place finishes in the 1000 free and 500 free against WVU ... finished first in the 1000 free and 500 free against JMU and Denison ... swam to two third place finishes in the 1000 free and 500 free against Virginia ... at ACC Championships, helped the 800 free relay break the school record (7:15.20), finished 13th in the 500 free and finished sixth in the 1650 free, also breaking the school record in the 1000 free (9:50.00) ... qualified for the NCAA Championship in the 1650 free and 500 free ... at NCAA Championships, broke the school record in the 500 free (4:44.36) and finished ninth in the 1650 free.

2012-13: Swam the 1000 free (10:31.24) against Virginia ... against Notre Dame she placed third in the 1000 free (10:20.40) and fourth in the 500 free ... at the Pitt Invite she placed third in the 500 free (4:51.83), a career-best, and fourth in the 200 free (1:51.73), another career-best ... also placed fourth in the 1650 free ... placed third in the 1000 free (10:19.81) and fourth in the 500 free (5:04.73) against WVU.

High School: Qualified for state championship after winning regionals in the 500 free ... named All-District, All-Region and All-State during each of her four years at Bellaire High School in Bellaire, Texas ... swam under coach Gilbert Legaspi ... swam at the Houston Swim Club for seven years ... was a member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Born Kaleigh Anne Ritter on June 10, 1994 ... daughter of Scott and Colleen Ritter ... has two siblings, Jake and Bridget.

Kaleigh Ritter

Kaleigh  Ritter

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Bellaire

Event:
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