The 6’0”, 185lb native of Lakewood, Colorado, USA, iced 36 games last term in his first season of pro hockey with French outfit Gap where he had 11 goals and 16 regular season points. He also iced 4 other times in playoff and Champions League activity. In 2012-2013, Ritt iced 57 games of Junior hockey with Jamestown Ironmen of the North American Hockey League before making his collegiate debut the following year with NCAA Denver University Pioneers. During his final season combining academics and athletics, Ritt made 41 starts, recording 2 goals and 12 points. His stay included a conference championship in 2013-2014 and a National title in his final stint.