Men's Track & Field



Marco Ruiz
Marco  Ruiz

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Phoenix, Ariz.

High School:
Brophy College Prep

Height:
6-3

Event:
Distance/Steeple

Birthdate:
09/27/1995

Experience:
2L


05/27/2016

Karakolis, Riddle Advance to NCAA Championships

Senior javelin thrower places second at NCAA West Prelims

05/26/2016

NCAA West Prelims Suspended Due to Inclement Weather

Action scheduled to resume on Friday

05/19/2016

Rice Track & Field Qualifies 12 for NCAA West Preliminary

Entrants for 2016 NCAA West Prelims finalized

05/19/2016

Rice Track & Field Qualifies 12 for NCAA West Preliminary

Entrants for 2016 NCAA West Prelims finalized

05/14/2016

Firth Earns C-USA All-Conference Honors

Five Owls qualify for Sunday’s finals

02/23/2016

Owls Primed for C-USA's in Birmingham

The Rice Owls head to Birmingham to compete at the C-USA Indoor Championships.

Ruiz's TFRRS Results



AT MAJOR MEETS
2014 C-USA Outdoor - 17th, 3,000m steeplechase, 9:50.03
2014 C-USA Outdoor - 23rd, 5,000m, 15:36.62
2014 C-USA Cross Country - 24th, 8k, 25:17.5
2014 NCAA South Central (XC) - 87th, 10k, 32:00.1
2015 C-USA Indoor - 4th, DMR, 10:14.50
2015 C-USA Indoor - 11th, 5000m, 14:54.25
2015 C-USA Outdoor - 6th, 3000m steeplechase, 9:33.25
2015 C-USA Outdoor - 15th, 5000m, 15:34.26
2015 C-USA Cross Country - 16th, 8k, 25:25.8
2015 NCAA South Central (XC) - 64th, 10k, 32:09.0

PERSONAL BESTS
(Cross Country)
8k- 24:52.8, Rim Rock Collegiate Classic (10/3/15)
10k- 32:00.01, NCAA South Central Regional (11/14/14)
(Indoor)
5000m- 14:54.25, C-USA Championships (2/25/15)
(Outdoor)
1500m- 4:08.72, Victor Lopez Classic (3/27/14)
3000m - 9:06.73, UTSA Invitational (4/19/14)
5000m - 15:34.26, C-USA Championships (5/14/15)
3000m steeple - 9:14.07, Occidental Invitational (5/9/15)

2015-16
Cross Country:
Competed in five races, highlighted by a 16th place finish (25:25.8) at the C-USA Championships to earn all-conference honors. 

2014-15
Cross Country:
Competed in five races...placed 24th at the C-USA Championships (25:17). Indoor: Member of DMR team that placed fourth at the C-USA Championships...also finished 11th in the 5000m at the C-USA Championships. Outdoor: Placed 6th overall in the 3000m steeplechase at the C-USA Championships...finished 5th in the 3000m steeplechase at both the J. Fred Duckett Twilight and Victor Lopez Classic. 

2013-14

Outdoor: Competed in two events at the C-USA Outdoor Championships, placing 17th in the 3,000m steeplechase and 23rd in the 5,000m ... Finished ninth (9:06.73) in the 3,000m run at the UTSA Invitational ... Also finished ninth (9:50.84) at the J. Fred Duckett Twilight in the 3,000m steeple.

HIGH SCHOOL
Graduated from Brophy College Preparatory ... ran track for head coach Mike Keahon ... was a three-time first-team all-state selection ... was a conference champion in track in the mile and two mile ... personal bests of 1:58 (800), 4:25.96 (1600) and 9:29.01 (3200).

PERSONAL
Full Name: Marco Antonio Ruiz Jr. ... Birth Date: Sept. 27, 1995 ... Parents: Marco and Marla Ruiz ... Major: Economics and Energy Policy Studies ... College: Wiess...Volunteer coaches with Brophy College preparatory in Phoenix and is an academic advisor.

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