Feb. 19, 2010

Sport: Track & Field
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Greer, SC
Major: Health Science
Favorite Professor: Dr. Rachel Mayo (Health Science)
Favorite Class: HLTH 310 (Women's Health Issues)
Athletic Highlights: Ruck shattered the Clemson record in the women's 5K on her way to an easy victory Friday to lead the Tiger track & field team at the prestigious Tyson Invitational, held at the University of Arkansas. Ruck's time of 16:11.49 was just four seconds off an automatic NCAA qualifying time, and it broke a school record that had stood since 2000. Ruck's effort catapulted the impressive sophomore to the No. 1 time in the country in the 5K this season.