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Meg Ritchie HOF
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: February 11, 2014
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Meg Ritchie

Meg Ritchie HOF
     Four year letterwinner and All-America in the shot put and discus. Was the 1980 AIAW discus and shot put champion, the 1981 AIAW shot put chmapion and discuss runner-up, the 1981 indoor shot put champion, 1982 NCAA shot put and discus champion and 1983 NCAA indoor shot put chmapion. Was the Western Collegiate Athletic Association champion in the shot put in  1980-83 and WCAA Champion in the discuss in 1980-82 (runner up in 1983). Set United Kingdom, British Commonwealth Games, American Collegiate, NCAA, WCAA< Rincon Vista Stadium, Arizona Open, and Arizona school records in the shot put (62-2 1/2) and discus (221-5). Was the 1982 European Commonwealth Games Champion in the discuss and was a discuss finalist at te 1980 Olympic Games. Finished fifth in the discuss at the 1984 Olympics. Two-Time recipient of the Conquistadores Special Recognition Award. First female strength coach to head both men's and women's strength programs at a major American university.
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