Ritter Named to Honor Roll for Third Time in 2019

(WSU Release) Wichita State University senior infielder Luke Ritter was named to the American Athletic Conference Weekly Honor Roll for his performance on the diamond the week of April 1-7, it was announced Monday, April 8.

It's Ritter's third honor roll recognition of the season, and the sixth of his career.

A native of Overland, Park, Kan., Ritter hit .533 with eight hits in 15 at bats in the Shockers' four games during the week. He posted three doubles, a homer, four RBIs, four walks and a stolen base, and only struck out twice.

He also compiled a blistering .933 slugging and .667 on-base percentage.

In Wichita State's thrilling 11-inning, 12-11 comeback win at Tulane Friday, April 5, Ritter went 3-for-5 with a double, two RBIs and three runs scored. He crossed home plate for what proved to be the winning run of the contest on a Green Wave error in the top of the 11th inning.

In the doubleheader at Tulane Saturday, April 6, Ritter went a combined 4-for-7 in the batter's box with a double, and hit his team-best seventh home run of the season – a solo shot in the top of the first inning of game two.

Ritter has now reached base safely in 44 consecutive games going back to last season.