1 Dean Ruddy
1 Dean Ruddy
Birth Date: 10/12/1982
Weight: 160
Year: RS Senior
Hometown: Mt. Prospect, Ill.
High School: Prospect
Position: Goalkeeper

2005 (Red-shirt Senior):
Started in goal for the Rams in all 23 games this season...Accumulated 2,046:18 minutes played...had seven saves in the over-time match against Providence...gathered a season high 8 saves on Sept. 11 in the victory over William & Mary...aided in the wins over Umass, La Salle, and Duquesne making 5 saves in each game...recorded two shutouts for the year against George Washington and Umass in the first round of the A-10 tournament...was named MVP of the A-10 championship game by making 6 saves, including a penalty kick save to help the Rams win the tournament title...finish the season with 74 saves, a .679 save percentage, and 1.47 goals against average.

2004 (Red-shirt Junior):
Played in all 21 games, starting 20 for the Rams in 2004 ... registered four shutouts during the season ... whitewashed Northeastern on Sept. 11 on the road, state rival Providence on Sept. 14 ... Saint Joseph's on Oct. 3 in Philadelphia, Pa. and Massachusetts on Nov. 5 ... made 85 saves, a .746 save percentage ... had a GAA of 1.36 permitting 29 goals in 2004 ... team was 12-8-1 in games in which he appeared ... played 1,921:03 minutes of action.

2003 (Red-shirt Sophomore):
Took over as the Rams' starting goalkeeper as a sophomore ... started 19 games in net, posting a 12-7-1 record with five shutouts ... allowed 26 goals for a 1.32 goals against average and made 88 saves for a .772 save percentage ... was named to the Atlantic 10 All-Championship team after making 20 saves and allowing just two goals in three games with one shutout in the Atlantic 10 Championship ... posted his fifth shutout of the season with nine saves in the Atlantic 10 semifinal victory over top-seed Richmond on Nov. 14 ... made six saves, allowing one goal in the finals of the Atlantic 10 Championship in a 3-1 win over Temple on Nov. 16 ... made five saves in five different games, including a 2-1 win over Dayton in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 Championship on Nov. 13 ... had a career-high 14 saves in a 1-0 loss to Dayton on Oct. 10 ... along with his Atlantic 10 semifinal shutout of Richmond, Ruddy shutout Rider 2-0 on Sept. 20, Richmond in a regular season scoreless tie on Oct. 3, along with 1-0 shutouts over Fordham (Oct. 17) and Duquesne (Oct. 26).

2002 (Red-shirt Freshman):
Made his first collegiate appearance in the Rams loss against Maryland (Aug. 30) ... helped preserve the shutout with 31 minutes and one save in the Rams 5-0 win against Quinnipiac (Sept. 22) ... made his first collegiate start and registered a pair of saves to help the Rams to a 2-1 win in the season finale on the road against Massachusetts (Nov. 9).

2001 (Freshman):
Red-shirted the season ... did not play.

High School:
Graduated from Prospect High in 2000 ... the school's record-holder for saves in a season (404) ... posted a 2.20 goals against average with two shutouts and a .900 save percentage ... named an all-conference, all-area and all-region performer during his senior season ... named the Most Valuable Player of the Mid-Suburban League All-Star game ... the starting keeper for Ascenzia men's soccer team in the Chicago Spanish Premier League. Personal: Dean Ruddy was born on October 12, 1982 in Chicago, Ill. ... son of Jim and Luanne Ruddy of Mt. Prospect, Ill. ... majoring in communications.