Sophie Ristau

Sophie Ristau
  • Year: Senior
  • Hometown: St. Paul, Minn.
  • High School: Highland Park

Ran in Luther's top seven in six meets last season including NCAA III National Championships…finished 18th at the Iowa Conference Championships…2013 Iowa Conference Fall Sports all-academic team honoree (3.5 GPA or higher)…four-year letter winner in cross country, track, and Nordic skiing while at Highland Park High...earned St. Paul City Conference all-conference honors four times in cross country...finished twice as conference runner up and once crowned individual conference champion...two-time Minnesota 2A individual state participant…helped Scots to conference championships in 2007 and 2010...earned all-conference track and field honors...finished third at sectionals in the 3200 meter run...member of the 4 x 1600 team that broke the school record in 2008 and 2010...member of two conference championship track teams...crowned conference champion in Nordic skiing...led team to three conference championships and the schools first ever state nordic skiing appearance as a senior...member on the executive board of National Honor Society...academic all-state honoree...daughter of Eric and Annette Ristau.