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Megan Ritchey
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Megan Ritchey

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
State College, Pa.

High School:
State College Area

Height:
5-3

Position:
M


2013
Played in four games, spending 91 minutes on the field ... Took one shot, against Illinois (10/20) ... Season-high 47 minutes played at Bucknell (9/10).

2012
Appeared in eight games as a reserve ... Recorded shots against St. John's (8/19) and Northwestern (9/21) ... Played a season-high 26 minutes versus Central Michigan (8/26).

BEFORE PENN STATE
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) at State College under the direction of Kevin Morooney.

CLUB EXPERIENCE
Played for the Central Penn United Spartans, who were previously coached by former PSU goalkeeper Alison Weimer, former Nittany Lion assistant Michael Coll and former goalkeeper coach Marial Wilner ... Helped lead the Spartans to the State semifinals in 2009.

PERSONAL Full name is Megan Elizabeth Ritchey ... Born November 9, 1993 in Buffalo, N.Y. ... Parents are Mark and Kathleen Ritchey ... Has a brother, Matthew, and a sister, Katie ... Intends to major in communication arts and sciences.

WHY I CHOSE PENN STATE
I chose Penn State because it's the greatest school in the country to be both a student and athlete. The pride of the student body is unrivaled and it was a dream come true to be given the opportunity to play for my hometown college.

Year GP-GS Mins Goals Assists Points GWG Shots
2012 8-0 117 0 0 0 0 2
2013 4-0 91 0 0 0 0 1
Total 12-0 208 0 0 0 0 3
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