1 - Brooke Ruffolo
Brooke Ruffolo
Height: 5-5
Year: Junior
Hometown: Farmington Hills, Mich.
High School: Mercy
Position: DS/L
Club Team: Legacy

Career Stats

* 2011 Horizon League All-Newcomer Team

2013 - Junior Season: Played in 111 sets, seeing the court in all 32 matches... Led the team in digs with 524, posting a digs per set average of 4.72... Ended the year with 13 service aces and 11 kills to post 24 points... Posted the second-highest assist total on the team with 82... Tallied a season-high 29 digs in a five-set match vs. Illinois State (Sept. 13)... Recorded 26 digs in a win over IUPUI (Sept. 3)... Came up with 26 digs in BIG EAST action at Xavier (Oct. 11)... Highest dig total recorded in a three-set match was 22 at Georgetown (Nov. 10)... Top four-set dig total of 23 came vs. Xavier (Sept. 27)... Notched two service aces vs. Illinois State and IUPUI... All-Tournament Team selection at the Butler Invitational (Sept. 13-14)... Finished the season ranked sixth in the BIG EAST and 67th in the nation with a digs per set average of 4.72.

2012 - Sophomore Season: Started the majority of the season as the libero...played in 89 sets, averaging 3.76 digs per set...had 12 outings with at least 15 digs...also totaled 57 assists and 21 aces...made 18 digs with career-high six aces vs. Coastal Carolina at Pittsburgh (Sept. 1)...totaled 17 digs, four assists and three aces at IUPUI (Sept. 4)...made 23 digs in win over Indiana (Sept. 8)...dug 18 attacks vs. George Washington (Sept. 28)...had 24 digs at Saint Louis (Oct. 6)...made 21 digs vs. Dayton (Oct. 21)...totaled 19 digs and season-high nine assists in win over Temple (Nov. 4)...made 21 digs with five assists vs. Saint Louis (Nov. 10)...posted season-high 25 digs in league tourney vs. VCU (Nov. 16).

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.