13 Spartans earn All-Academic honors.
In all, 96 Spartans were recognized for having a 3.0 or higher GPA.
One-hundred and eight Spartans recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.
MSU had 104 student-athletes recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.
OUTDOOR: Academic All-Big Ten... Ran a time of 4:01.04 in the 1500m run at the Spartan Invitational.
INDOOR: Did not compete.
High School: Honor Society president at Big Rapids High School... Quizbowl State qualifier... Letter winner in track and cross country from 2009-2012... Four time All-State in cross country where in 2009 he placed 29th, 2010 he placed 19th, 2011 he placed 5th and 2012 he placed 3rd... Four time CSAA Conference Champion from 2009-2012... Two time Cross Country Team CSAA Champions from 2009-2012... Four time track 3200m CSAA Champion from 2009-2012... All-State in track in the 3200m where he placed 3rd...
Personal: Born June 1, 1995... Son of Perfecto Javier Ruiz Saldana and Theresa Noreen Ruiz... Majoring in media and information.