Spartans In :60 - Clark Ruiz
The Big Rapids, Michigan, native competes in cross country and track & field.
Spartans In :60 is a new series from Michigan State athletics designed to tell the stories of our student-athletes and what shapes them, not only as competitors, but also as students and members of the MSU community.
Clark Ruiz is a redshirt-senior on the cross country and track & field team from Big Rapids, Michigan. Ruiz finished third in the men's 10K at Big Ten Cross Country Championships, and helped the men's team to its first-ever Great Lakes regional championship this season with his eighth place finish in the 10K. Ruiz is a four-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree, currently working on a master's degree in media and information.