29 Melissa Ritchey
29 Melissa Ritchey
Height: 5-7
Year: So.
Hometown: Hampstead, Md.
High School: North Carroll
Position: A
Major: Business Administration


2012: Enters her sophomore season with the Green and White ... had a solid freshman season and was able to gain significant experience ... possesses unlimited potential which could turn into a breakout season ... offensive instincts and awareness are exceptional ... has the ability to find open teamates in good positions to score ... could have a tremendous second year.

2011: Played in all 17 games during her rookie season, drawing 14 starts … scored 12 goals …  posted 15 assists which proved the second-highest total on the squad ... registered a total of 27 points, the team's third-best mark in 2011 … picked up ten ground balls … grabbed two draw controls.

Personal: Is a business administration major ... is the daughter of Pat Ritchey and Kristin Lister ... born on January 5, 1992 ... played on club level for the Ravens ... most admires her grandfather ... lists Ray Lewis as her favorite athlete ... hobbies include watching movies, being with family and friends ... lists her most significant athletic achievement as "being a part of a record-breaking season for YCP women's lax" during the 2011 campaign ... most memorable athletic moment while at York is "beating St. Marys in the CAC playoffs" ... plans after graduation include getting a job, having a family, and possibly coaching lacrosse.