|Hometown:||Farmington Hills, Mich.|
* 2011 Horizon League All-Newcomer Team
2011 - Freshman Season: Named to league's all-newcomer team...twice named Horizon League Defensive Player of the Week...selected to all-tournament team at Butler Invitational...played in every set of the season, averaging 4.44 digs per set...added 65 assists and 11 aces...made 19 digs vs. Washington State (Sept. 3)...totaled 33 digs in 3-1 win over Elon (Sept. 9)...had 19 digs vs. Austin Peay (Sept. 9)...posted 22 digs and four assists vs. North Dakota State (Sept. 26)...totaled 21 digs and four assists at UIC (Sept. 30)...made 25 digs vs. Loyola (Oct. 8)...had season highs in digs (37) and assists (6) at Green Bay (Nov. 3).
High School: Named second team all-state as a senior at Mercy, leading team to state runner-up finish...team won regional, district and league titles in 2010...captured all-county, all-region and all-area accolades...named all-district...selected to 2010 All-Catholic League Team...rated in her area's top 25 in the preseason before her senior year...served as team captain...led team to state semifinal appearance as a junior...played club volleyball for Legacy for three years and also for Instant Replay and Club Extreme...high school coach was Loretta Vogel and club coach was Bryan Lindstrom...also participated in track for one season.
Personal: Born Nov. 3, 1993...daughter of Joe and Cheryl Ruffolo...has two sisters and a brother...health sciences major.