4  Lydia Ritchie
Lydia Ritchie

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Pikeville, Tenn.

High School:
Bledsoe County HS

Height:
5-5

Position:
P

B/T:
R/R


PREP/PERSONAL:
Spent the Fall 2013 semester at Division III Berry College before transferring ... Lettered four years at Bledsoe County High School under her father, Ricky, who coached the team ... Broke every major school pitching record over her four-year prep career and was named the valedictorian of her graduation class ... Named the AA District Player-of-the-Year twice and was a four-time all-district selection ... Also named the team's MVP and best offensive player following her senior campaign ... Hit. 437 and struck out 270 batters during her senior season and was an all-state selection ... Played club softball for Team Worth ... Heavily involved in community service and volunteer work with the Special Olympics, Red Cross, LEAP after school program Personal: Born to Janice and Ricky Ritchie in East Ridge, Tenn. ... has two brothers, Robby and Ben ... Ben plays football at Berry College.