Cross Country 2013 – Player Profile

Richie Mitten

Richie Mitten – 

Year: Junior

Major: Criminal Justice

Height: 6-1

Position: 

High School: Delaware Military Academy

Hometown: Bear, Del.

Awards: 2013: All-East Region (6th); CACC Men's Runner of the Year; All-CACC (1st); CACC Runner of the Week (9/23); 2012: All-CACC (4th); Wilmington Academic All-Star


Biography

2012: All-CACC (fourth at CACC Championship) – one of the team’s most consistent runners, participating in all eight meets in the season consisting of the DVC Invite, WUXC Invite, RiverHawks, Philly Metro, Don CathCart, GBC Fall Classic, CACC Conference Championships, and East Regional meet – finished in the top 10 in six different meets throughout the year – finished a season’s best third place at the GBC Fall Classic in 28:57 – placed fourth in a season’s best 25:36 at the Don Cathcart Invitational – also placed fourth at the CACC Championship meet, finishing in 27:41 – placed 36th at the NCAA East Regionals in 31:57.4 in the 10K course – Wilmington Academic All-Star.

High School: Two year letterwinner in cross country at the Delaware Military Academy under head coach Noel Breger – named First Team All-State as a senior with a time of 15:48 – also a three year letterwinner in soccer and a two year letter winner in lacrosse – named All-Conference in all three sports – honor student

Personal: Richie C. Mitten – son of Carolyn Mitten – has an older sister, Melanie – majoring in criminal justice at Wilmington University with aspirations of becoming a CIA or FBI agent – from Bear, Del. – if he could date a celebrity he would date Blake Lively – favorite cartoon character is the road runner – would like to see contact added to the sport – his perfect meal would be calamari.