Jen Ritz is a 2004 graduate of Lakeland High School. A four year starter on the girls’ basketball team, she graduated the school’s all-time leading scorer (for both boys and girls) with 1,297 points and is the career three-point field goal leader with 216 made. She was nominated to the 2004 McDonald’s High School All American basketball team, was an All Section one player for four consecutive years and was an All New York State selection her senior season. She became the first women’s Division I college basketball player ever from Lakeland High School, playing four years at Iona College in New Rochelle.
Following graduation from Iona, Jen served as an assistant women’s basketball coach at Dominican College (2009) and Concordia College (2010). She continues to work with young athletes as a basketball trainer and Parisi Speed Coach.