Track & Field


HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Three-sport and 16-time letterwinner (track & field, diving, cheerleading) at Arapahoe High School in Littleton, Colo. ... ranked nationally in pole vault during her final two prep seasons ... first-team all-state pole vaulter as a senior by Denver Post and Rocky Mountain News ... won 2006 Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA) Class 5A outdoor state title with personal-best 3.66m (12-0) clearance, capping off an undefeated season ... also finished as `05 state runner-up in pole vault ... four-time conference and regional champion, as well as four-year all-league and all-city selection ... holds school record in pole vault and set five records at various meets during her career ... also an accomplished cheerleader who helped her squad win Class 5A state title and earn national ranking in 2006 (she was a Universal Cheerleading Association all-star selection) ... named 2006 Arapahoe High School Female Athlete of the Year ... National Honor Society member ... part of Student Council at Arapahoe High ... born Nov. 24, 1987 in Denver, Colo. ... daughter of Wilhelminia and Mark Ripple ... youngest of three children ... father, Mark was a three-sport athlete (football, wrestling, soccer) at Division III entity Rose-Hulman ... enrolled in the First Year of Studies program.

Michelle Ripple
Michelle  Ripple


Littleton, CO

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