Six Pitt swimmers trek across the country to compete in Nationals over the next five days
2013-2014: Finished first in the 1000 freestyle against Notre Dame and Virginia Tech...At the Pitt Panthers Invitational, she took first place in the 1650 yard freestyle...Competed at the AT&T Winter Nationals where she made the consol final and swam a career best time in the 500 free (4:46.7) and broke two school records in the 1000 and 1650 freestyle...Had two first place finishes in the 1000 and 500 freestyles against WVU...Finished first in the 1000 and 500 free against JMU and Denison...Swam to two third places finishes in the 1000 and 500 free against Virginia...At the ACC Championship, she helped the 800 free relay break the school record (7:15.20), Finished thirteenth overall in the 500 free and finished sixth overall in the 1650, also breaking the school record in the 1000 free (9:50.00)...Qualified for the NCAA Championship in the 1650 and 500 freestyles...At the NCAA Championships, she broke the school record in the 500 free (4:44.36) and finished ninth overall in the 1650 free.
2012-2013: 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...At the Pitt Invitational 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 women's 1000 yard freestyle (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...is 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.