Amy Ruiz
Amy  Ruiz
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Milton, Ga.

High School:
Milton

Position:
Distance


08/10/2017

2017 Summer Internships Recap

87 Georgia Tech student-athletes participated in internships this summer

05/26/2017

70+ GT Student-Athletes Participate in Summer Internships

Yellow Jackets gaining real-world experience at a variety of world-class organizations

02/09/2017

Six Named to Cross Country All-ACC Academic Teams

Georgia Tech cross country had five men, one woman earn conference honor

10/14/2016

Cross Country Crushes Career Bests at Crimson Classic

Georgia Tech cross country places 7th and 10th at Crimson Classic

09/24/2016

Cross Country Finishes in Top 25 at Roy Griak Invitational

Georgia Tech men's cross country tops Duke and Pitt at Griak Invite

2017 Track:
Indoor: Competed in five meets during the indoor season, primarily racing the mile … Registered a career-best time in the mile at the ACC Championships of 4:53.20. Outdoor: Finished third in the 1500m at the Yellow Jacket Invitational … Took ninth in the 5000m at the Florida State Relays … Posted a career-best time in the 800m at the Georgia Tech Invitational … Won the 1500m at the Georgia Tech Invitational … Clocked a career-best time in the 1500m prelims at the ACC Championships of 4:25.69, advancing to the finals.

2016 Cross Country:
Led the Yellow Jackets in four of the five meets she competed in … Recorded a career-best 5k time at the UGA Invitational with a time of 18.35.0 … Raced a career best in the 6k at the ACC Championships with a time of 21:17.8, finishing 45th … Finished 59th out of 212 finishers at the NCAA South Regionals to finish first among the Yellow Jackets.

2016 Track:
Indoor: Finished 28th in the 800m at the ACC Indoor Championships with a time of 2:16.88 … Along with Samantha Kiblinger, Haley Anderson and Charlotte Stephens, finished third in the 4x800 relay at the Doc Hale VT Elite Meet with a time of 9:16.26. Outdoor: Finished 13th in the 1500m at the ACC Outdoor Championships with a time of 4:32.25 … Along With Haley Anderson, Samantha Kiblinger and Caroline Kissel, finished ninth in the 4x800 relay with a time of 9:02.21 at the Penn Relays.

2015 Cross Country:
Did not compete.

High School:
Lettered three years in track, cross country at Milton High School ... Senior captain in cross country ... Cross country team finished first at county in 2011, 2012, finished first at regions in 2013, 2014 ... Team's MVP in 5k in 2014.

Personal:
Full name is Amy Alejandra Ruiz ... Daughter or Alvaro Ruiz, Lori Carpenter ... Born March 25, 1997 in Ontario, Canada ... Attended Milton High School in Milton, Ga. ... Has three siblings Kayla, Julia, Brian ... Honor Roll, BETA Club, National Honors Society, Spanish National Honors Society in high school ... Chose Georgia Tech because of exceptional engineering programs, national recognition of school, campus atmosphere immersed in city with suburban feel.