As A Graduate Student (2012): Named to the Fall NE-10 Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll … saw action in 17 matches with four starts … scored five goals for 10 points … three of his tallies were game-winners, which was the fourth highest total in the league … ranked 16th in the NE-10 in goals … scored four of his five goals during a five-match span, including a marker each against Stonehill (9/22), Saint Rose (9/25), Southern Connecticut State (10/3) and New Haven (10/6) … struck home a goal in a 3-0 win over Bentley (10/31) in the first round of the NE-10 tournament. Statistics
Before Franklin Pierce: Played at George Washington as a freshman during the 2008 season and appeared in 16 matches with 13 starts ... tallied two goals and three assists for seven points ... transferred to Duke as a sophomore for the 2009 season andtarted nine games and played in 20 matches overall … posted one goal and three assists for five points in 814 minutes of action …netted his first collegiate goal against Elon (9/29) … had an assist against Winthrop (11/19) in the NCAA Tournament first round.
High School: Named to 2008 United States Soccer Federation Development Academy U-17/18 Northeast Starting XI ... 2007 Massachusetts Division 1 All-State ... two-time Central Massachusetts All-Star ... MetroWest Daily News 2007-08 Male Athlete of the Year ... MetroWest Daily News and Worcester Telegram and Gazette All-Star in 2006 and 2007 ... 22 goals and 20 assists in two seasons at Westborough ... two-year member and captain of FC Greater Boston Bolts club team ... also ran track and holds school records in 100, 200, 300 and 400-meter dash and 4x200m relay ... won indoor track and field state title in 300-meter dash ... named "fastest kid in Massachusetts" after winning 100-meter dash at 2008 All-State meet.
Personal: Son of Matthew and Marijane Ruffing ... has two younger brothers, Shane and Cade ... currently pursuing a master's degree in Leadership from Franklin Pierce.