Katy Ritten
    Katy Ritten


    Plymouth, Minn.

    High School:
    Robbinsdale Armstrong



    At SIU: Placed in the top-three on eight occasions throughout the 2004 indoor season and registered a second-place showing at the MVC Indoor Championships...placed fifth in both the shot put and hammer throw at the MVC Outdoor Championships...qualified for the NCAA Regional Championships in the shot put...ranks second-best in school history in the weight throw and holds SIU's third-best all-time mark in the hammer...indoor bests are 55-09.00 in the weight throw and 46-04.25 in the shot put...outdoor bests include 47-02.25 in the shot put and 162-04.00 in the hammer.

    Pre-SIU: Three-time all-state pick at Robinsdale Armstrong High School...two-time state runner-up in the shot put...four-time team MVP and all-conference performer...holds the school record in both the shot put and discus.

    Personal: Majors in Marketing Graphics...born July 24, 1983...daughter of Ed and Sandy Ritten.