UND Roster

2007-08 Track and Field Roster

Michelle Ripple


Height 5'2''
Class Freshman
Hometown Littleton, CO
High School Arapahoe

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.