At Charlotte -
2013 - Outdoor: Won the 800m (2:18.61) at the HPU VertKlasse Meet … Fastest 1500m time was 4:41.34 at the Duke Invitational … Won the 2000m steeplechase with a season-best time of 7:00.11 at the same meet … Finished fifth in the 3000m steeplechase (10:46.45) at the Raleigh Relays. Indoor: Ran the team’s fastest mile of the season at the Notre Dame Invite with a time of 4:57.04 that ranks sixth on the Charlotte all-time list … Finished seventh in the mile (5:05.41) at the Atlantic 10 Championships … Ran the third leg of the 4x800m relay team that finished seventh (9:21.36) at the conference championship.
2012 – Indoor: Was 15th at the JDL Fast Track Collegiate Invitational in the 800m (2:21.40) … Finished 11th at the Atlantic 10 Championships in the 1000m run with a time of 3:01.03. Outdoor: Won the 1500m at the Johnson C. Smith Invitational (4:36.84) … Was 11th in the 5000m (18:09.15) at the Charlotte 49er Classic … Finished second in the 3000m steeplechase (10:46.85) at the Wolfpack Last Chance qualifier. Cross Country: Competed in five meets during her senior season ... Led the Niners at the Charlotte Invitational 6K (22:36.38) ... Was second for Charlotte in two meets ... Finished 67th at the Atlantic 10 Championship with a time of 19:30.4 ... Was third for the 49ers at the NCAA Southeast Regional (22:33.57).
2011 - Cross Country: Competed in four meets ... Best finish came at the A10 Championships, where she placed 42nd with a time of 18:42.8 in the 5K ... Ran fastest time of the season at the Charlotte Invitational (18:25.26) ... Outdoor: Won the 3,000m steeplechase at the Charlotte Invitational in a time of 11:05.03 ... Fourth in the steeplechase (11:08.44) at the War Eagle Invitational ... Third in the 3,000m (10:45.84) at the 49er Classic ... Recorded season-best time of 10:59.88 in the steeplechase at the A10 Championship ... Indoor: Had a career-best performance in the 1,000m with a sixth place finish at the conference championship (2:57.29) ... Member of the 4x800m relay that ran a 9:17.50 at the Penn State Meet ...
2010 - Cross Country: Finished 19th in the Clemson Invitational in a time of 18:49.88 ... Earned 25th place in the UVA Panorama Farms Invitational with a time of 23:05.12 ... Competed in the A-10 Championship, finishing 37th with a time of 18:37 ... Competed in the NCAA Southeast Regional 10K and finished with a time of 23:12.4 ...Outdoor: Qualified for the USATF Junior Championships in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a 2,000-meter steeplechase time of 7:11.37 ... Placed sixth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the national junior championships ... Also competed in the 1,500-meters and the 800-meters on the year ... Ran season-best 11:08.75 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Larry Ellis Invite ... Indoor: Ran the mile and the 1,000-meters at the A-10 Meet ... Came in eighth in the 800-meter run at the Virginia Tech Invite ... Also competed in the distance medley relay on the season ...
2009 - Cross Country: Named Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week (9/8, 10/5) ... Ran personal best of 17:58.9 at Charlotte Invitational placing 12th ... Took 31st place at Virginia Tech Alumni Invite with time of 18:12 in the 4.6K meet ... Finished as runner-up in first collegiate race at USC Upstate Eye Opener with 18:15 time.
Prep: 2009 Cross Country & Track Conference Champions with 6-0 record ... All-State ... All-South Jersey ... All-Group 4 ... All-Tri-County ... All-Gloucester County ... Kingsway Sportsmanship & Worthy Competitor winner ... Honor Roll Student ... National Honor Society.
Personal: Daughter of Tom and Anne Ruiz ... Business Management major ... Born January 16, 1991.
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