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 ... Club teammate of GW recruits Theo Terris and Mike Burke ... 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 ... Chose GW over Old Dominion, Boston University and Connecticut.
Personal: Ryan Matthew Ruffing ... Born February 27, 1990, in Alexandria, VA ... Son of Matthew and Marijane Ruffing ... Two younger brothers, Shane and Cade ... Enrolled in the School of Business.