Men's Soccer

Erik Ruiz
23

Hometown:
Wauwatosa, Wis.

High School:
Marquette

Height:
5-9

Position:
D

Erik Ruiz

2005: Ruiz played in 12 matches as a sophomore, starting once. His presence was most notable on the defensive end. He did push forward for select offensive chances, taking three shots on the year. He was more a defensive minded player than the season before, when he took 14 shots.

2004: Ruiz scored the first goal of his career to help Marquette beat Drake (Sept. 17). Ruiz played in 18 matches in his first season, starting 17. He also recorded a pair of assists and led all freshman scorers on the team with four points.

At Marquette: Ruiz was selected to the first team all-state squad as a senior. He was a regional All-America selection as a senior and was a member of four state champion soccer teams at Marquette. He has earned first team all-conference, all-area and all-state honors at Marquette High. He notched five goals and six assists as a senior. He was coached as a Hilltopper by Bob Spielman.

Personal: Ruiz is the youngest of Louis and Brit Ruiz's three children. He was born on September 20, 1985. He is an majoring in entrepreneurship.

Ruiz's Career Stats

Year
GP
GS
G
A
Pts
Shots
Shot%
SOG
SOG%
MWG
2004
18
17
1
2
4
14
7.1
6
42.9
1
2005
12
1
0
0
0
3
0.0
0
0.0
0
Totals
30
18
1
2
4
17
5.9
6
35.3
1
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