Sophia Ristau

Sophia Ristau
  • : Mid-distance
  • Year: Senior
  • Hometown: St. Paul, Minn.
  • High School: Highland Park

Co-captain…three-year letter winner…two-time Iowa Conference Spring Sports All-Academic Team honoree (3.5 GPA or higher)…ran in Luther's top seven at the 2013 NCAA III National Cross Country championships…four-year letter winner in cross country, track, and Nordic skiing...earned St. Paul City Conference 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...earned all-conference honors four times in cross country, twice finishing as conference runner-up and once crowned individual conference champion...two-time Minnesota 2A individual state participant…helped Scots to a conference championships in 2007 and 2010...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 the National Honor Society...academic all-state honoree...also a member of the Norse cross country team…daughter of Eric and Annette Ristau.