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Brooklyne Ridder Download PDF

NAME: Brooklyne Ridder
SCHOOL: Oak Hills High School
SPORT(S): Cross Country, Track
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Winning state cross country title
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 5’1”-104 lbs.
RESIDENCE: Bridgetown
PARENTS: Jeff & Sheri
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: “Middle school coach Carl Anderson & my parents”
FUTURE GOAL: “Become a cosmetic dentist and further my running”
MVP ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Brooklyne is one of Cincinnati’s best runners, and is currently rated as the #4 girls’ high school cross country runner in the USA Midwest region. Brooklyne claimed the Ohio state cross country championship as a freshman and finished as state runner-up the past two years. She is also the regional record-holder. Brooklyne is a three-time all-Ohio cross country performer and twice has been named both GMC and Cincinnati Cross Country Runner of the Year. In track, Brooklyne has three times been Ohio state runner-up in the 3,200 run, and is Cincinnati’s all-time record holder in the event (10:34). Three times she has earned honors as 1st team all-conference, all-city, all-SWO district and all-state in the 3,200. Active in community service and a member of Student Council, Brooklyne also played 2 years of varsity golf for the Lady Highlanders. Her favorite athlete is Annika Sorenstam, and her most-like-to-meet is Tennessee Coach Pat Summitt.

COACH'S QUOTE -- “Brooklyne is a very talented and determined runner. She trains and competes hard every day. On race day, she is the ultimate competitor.”
Shellie Hageman, Cross Country Coach

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