Alex Ritchey

R-Jr | 5-5 | Little Rock, Ark. | Mount St. Mary Academy

Senior (2020)
Competed in the SEC Championships, finishing 58th in 21:41.1 on 6,000m course, as Arkansas claimed an eighth consecutive SEC title … Opened season at SEC Preview in Baton Rouge, La., placing 38th with a 5k time of 19:09.6 … Finished 23rd with a 6k time of 21:41.7 at Gans Creek Classic in Columbia, Mo. … Placed 67th in UAB Blazer Classic, posting 6k time of 22:09.6.

Junior (2019)
Did not compete.

Sophomore (2018)
Competed in four meets… Ran a personal-best of 21:15.2 at the SEC Championships…

Redshirt Freshman (2017)
Began her career as a Razorback at the Cowboy Preview (Sept. 1) finishing 12th overall and fourth for Arkansas with a time of 11:01.30 … In her next race, Ritchey ran a time of 17:35.50 finishing her fourth overall and the third-best time for the Razorbacks at the UC Riverside Invitational (Sept. 16) … At the Chile Pepper Festival (Sept. 30) she finished 15th overall and fifth for Arkansas at 17:28.40.

High School
Two-time All-State in cross country and track & field … Four-time All-Conference in cross country and track and field … while at Mt. St, Mary … School record-holder in the 5K and 1,600.

Personal
Born on Feb. 12, 1998 … Daughter of Lewis and Karen Ritchey … Has two sisters; Kate and Hope … Majoring in Dietetics