Women's Basketball—Roster

Aarika Ritchie
#22 Aarika Ritchie

Class Year: 2012

Position: G

Height: 5-7

High School: Lee Academy

Hometown: Lee, Maine

2011-12 season highlights: Aarika, a two-year captain, earned NESCAC All-Sportsmanship and All-Academic honors. She was third on the team in scoring at 9.9 points and led the Mules in assists (96 total). Aarika had a terrific career at Colby, with 977 points, 342 assists, 297 rebounds, and 117 steals. Her hard drives to the basket helped her draw fouls and shoot 350 attempts in her career. 2010-11 season highlights: Ritchie, a captain as a junior, was 15th in scoring (10.5), sixth in free throw percentage (.786), eighth in 3-point field goal shooting (.392), 11th in field goal percentage (.443), and 14th in assists (2.93). She shot a career-high best 79 percent (77-for-98) from the free-throw line in 2010-11. 2009-10 season highlights: Aarika was fourth in the NESCAC in assists per game at 3.62 after dishing out 105. She averaged 8.8 points per game and shot 46 percent from the field. Ritchie was named to the NESCAC All-Sportsmanship Team. 2008-09 season highlights: Ritchie quickly earned a starting role her first year and averaged 6.9 points and finished with 59 assists. At Colby:  Aarika majored in American Studies... plays the violin in Colby's Orchestra...Relay for Life...Hill 'N the Ville...works as camp counselor at Lee Academy ESL Summer Program during the summer...also works at Springfield Fair during the summer.  Before Colby: Played soccer, basketball, softball, and ran cross country at Lee Academy... Valedictorian...SAMMY Milk Mustache Scholar-Athlete...National Honor Society...Maine's Principal Award... Bangor Daily News and Portland Press Herald All-Star...Miss Maine Basketball runner-up.