20 Mary Ruttum
2009 IWLCA All-Academic Team
2008 Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week - 3/4
2009, 2008 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll
Started all 18 games, scoring in 14 of those contests ... finished third on team in scoring with 30 goals and 43 points ... team leader in ground balls per game (2.61) and shooting percentage (.612) ... her 30 goals came on 49 total shots - making her the only Patriot League player to shoot at above a 60 percent clip in 2009 ... produced 10 points (7 g, 3 a) and a team-high 19 ground balls in six regular-season Patriot League contests ... ended the year on a tear, with 11 goals and 16 points over final five contests ... finished the year with 10 multi-goal games, including four hat tricks ... tied a career-high with five goals in a win at Niagara (3/15) ... finished with six points in that contests, a career-best total she matched three times in 2009 ... also had six points in wins over Presbyterian (2/13) and Howard (4/20) ... was all over the field in Navy's semifinal win over Lehigh (4/24), scoring twice, picking up three ground balls, two draw controls and producing a career-high four caused turnovers ... picked up a career-high-tying six ground balls in two league wins versus Lafayette (3/13) and at Bucknell (4/18).
A skilled playmaker, she was a major part of Navy's record-setting efforts on the offensive end ... played and started in all 17 games for the Mids, finishing as the team's fourth leading scorer with 54 points ... her 37 goals were also the fourth-most on the team ... finished among league leaders in assists (7th, 1.0) and points per game (9th, 3.18) ... recorded at least one point in 16 games with multi-point efforts in 14 of those contests ... concluded year with multiple points in 10 consecutive games ... recorded seven hat tricks, including one in the semifinals matchup against American ... had 11 multi-goal games ... netted a season-high five goals and had an assist in win over Niagara ... had six-point performances against Canisius and league foe Lafayette ... ranked third on the team in assists (17) ... played major role in Navy leading the nation in draw controls, collecting 2.47 per game - the 46th highest mark in the country ... had season-high four assists in win over Canisius on ... Navy had a 5-0 record when she dished out two or more assists ... tied for team-lead with a pair of game-winning goals ... had 15 points (9 g, 6 a) and collected 11 ground balls in league play ... converted each of her four free position attempts.
Teamed with classmate Erin Rawlick to create a formidable duo, ranking third on the team with 95 points (65 g, 30 a) ... scored 11 points in the final three games of the USL / WDIA National Tournament.
High School / Personal:
A 2006 graduate of St. Mary's High School, where she lettered twice in lacrosse and helped team to the 2005 IAAM "A" Divisional Championship ... also lettered three times in basketball and twice in volleyball at St. Mary's ... team captain in both basketball and volleyball and earned the team's "Unsung Hero" Award in 2006 ... member of National Honor Society and was a Parvis Scholar ... full name is Mary Lawrence Ruttum ... daughter of Dane and Kathleen Ruttum ... born June 11, 1988 ... high school teammate of current of three current Navy players (Mandrin Hill, Mellin, Olechowski) ... aunt, Erin Raleigh, played at Maryland in the 1980s ... majoring in honors systems engineering ... Seventh Company Commander ... named to Superintendent's and Commandant's Lists six times ... service assignment is Navy Pilot.
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