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RyAnne Ridge
15   RyAnne Ridge

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

High School:
Xavier

Height:
5-11

Position:
Guard/Forward

Birthdate:
06/27/1985

Experience:
1L


TULSA -- A returning letterwinner.

FRESHMAN (2004-05) -- Played in 22 games with four starts and averaged 1.5 points (39) and 1.8 rebounds (39) per game . . . her 10 blocked shots rank third on TU's freshman list . . . turned in three points, four rebounds, three assists and two blocks vs. Louisiana Tech (3-5-05) . . . registered a career-high seven assists against Fresno State (2-17-05) . . . finished with four points and one block vs. Boise State (2-5-05) . . . grabbed a career-high five rebounds vs. Nevada (1-20-05) . . . turned in a career-best seven points vs. Rice (1-13-05) . . . nailed a three-pointer and finished with three rebounds vs. UTEP (1-8-05) . . . scored her first collegiate points with two free throws and grabbed three rebounds vs. SMU (1-1-05) . . . came off the bench to make her season debut vs. Santa Clara.

HIGH SCHOOL -- Was a four-year letterwinner at Xavier High School . . . as a senior, she ranked 46th nationally among shooting guards in the All-Star Girl's Report and was the 87th-ranked player in the 2004 senior class according to the Blue Star Index . . . a three-time adidas All-America (2002-04) performer and was an honorable mention All-American by Street & Smith . . . was the finalist for Iowa Gatorade Player of the Year honors . . . helped her team to a record of 65-13 during the final three years of her prep career . . . she was selected to the all-district team after leading her team to a record of 17-8 and a regional final appearance in the state playoffs as a senior . . . also named to the Iowa Coaches All-Star Team and was nominated for the McDonald's All-American Game . . . as a junior, she averaged 8.5 points, 6.6 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game, and received all-district first team honors and all-conference and all-metro second team accolades . . . was selected as an adidas All-American as a sophomore and was also tabbed to the all-state tournament team . . . led her high school to back-to-back conference titles in 2002 and 2003, a state runner-up finish in 2002 and a state championship as a senior . . . owns her high school career records for rebounds, steals and blocks . . . helped her AAU team, the Iowa Elite, to 10 straight state titles and was named to the all-tournament team or received MVP honors on five different occasions . . . also earned two letters in track . . . head coach was Tom Lilly.

PERSONAL -- A psychology major . . . born RyAnne Ashley Ridge on June 27, 1985 . . . one of four children of Steve and Rene Ridge . . . named to the TU Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

Career-Highs
Points - 7 vs. Rice (1-13-05)
Field Goals Made - 2 vs. Rice (1-13-05)
Three-Point FG's Made - 1 vs. UTEP (1-8-05); Rice (1-13-05);
UTEP (2-3-05); Louisiana Tech (3-5-05)
Free Throws Made - 4 vs. Fresno State (1-22-05);
Boise State (2-5-05)
Rebounds - 5 vs. Nevada (1-20-05)
Assists - 7 vs. Fresno State (2-17-05)
Steals - 4 vs. San Jose State (1-27-05)
Blocks - 2 vs. Louisiana Tech (3-5-05)

Ridge's Career Statistics YEAR G-GS FG-FGA PCT 3PTS PCT FT-FTA PCT REB-AVG AST ST BLK PF-D PTS-AVG 2004-05 22-4 7-31 .226 4-13 .308 15-24 .625 39-1.8 36 12 10 17-0 33-1.5