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Megan Ruiz
Megan  Ruiz

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Carlsbad, Calif.

High School:
La Costa Canyon

Height:
5-10

Position:
OF

2017: Started in 39 games out of the 42 she appeared in this season…Became the primary center fielder during her first collegiate season…Batted .325 on the year, which was the fourth highest average on the team…Had 39 hits, 26 runs, 10 RBIs, two triples and a double…Second on the team in triples, third in on base percentage (.409), and fourth in runs scored…Had a .987 fielding percentage.

La Costa Canyon High School: Four-year varsity letter winner…Primarily a center fielder, but also saw time as an infielder during her career…Named First Team All-League in 2016 and Second Team All-League from 2013-15…Earned the Golden Glove award (2016), Silver Slugger award (2015), and Most Outstanding Player honors (2015-16)… Received the 2016 Outstanding Maverick Award for Athletics…2015 San Diego Section CIF Champion…Member of the Honor Roll all four years of high school.

Personal: Born in Newport Beach, Calif. Daughter of Mark and Marcia Ruiz…Father wrestled at Rio Hondo College from 1974-76…Mother played basketball at Cal State University – Fullerton in 1986…Communications Major…Enjoys photography, going to the beach, hiking, spending time with friends and family, and meeting new people…Chose Villanova because of the beautiful campus, welcoming people and the amazing academic and athletic programs.

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