BEFORE PENN STATE
At State College under the direction of Kevin Morooney, she helped lead the Little Lions to four district championships, earning spots in the PIAA Sweet Sixteen (2008), PIAA semifinals (2009) and PIAA quarterfinals (2010-11)...During her four years as a letterwinner, her team lost a total of just 14 games.
Played for the Central Penn United Spartans, who were previously coached by former PSU goalkeeper Alison Weimer, former Nittany Lion assistant Michael Coll, as well as former goalkeeper coach Marial Wilner...Helped lead the Spartans to the State semifinals in 2009.
Megan Elizabeth Ritchey was born November 9, 1993 in Buffalo, N.Y. to Mark and Kathleen Ritchey...Has a brother and a sister, Matthew and Katie...Intends to major in psychology...Hopes to get into teaching after graduating.
Quoting Erica Walsh: "State College's finest! We've gotten to know Megan over the years and have always been impressed with her technical ability and her creativity on the ball. We are so excited to have her join us here in her backyard and bring all of her Penn State pride and passion with her."
Quoting Ritchey: I chose Penn State because it's the best possible combination of athletics and education, providing me with everything I need to be successful. It will always be my home."