2008-09 Indoor: Placed sixteenth in the 1 mile run (4:32.12) at the Sorlein Tack and Field invitational (1/17)...Took home first place at the URI Invitational in the 1000 meter run with a time off 2:37.69 seconds (1/30)...Notched a thirteenth place finish in the one mile run at the Amory Winter Games with a time of 4:27.16 (2/13)...Finished 6 as a member if the distance medley team(10:22.38), while also taking home an eighteenth place finish in the one mile run (4:33.14) at the Atlantic-10 Indoor Championships (2/21)... Captured a ninth place finish in the distance medley (10:18.57) as well as a tenth place finish the 4x800 meter relay (7:52.33) at the New England Track and Field Championships (2/28). 2009 Outdoor: Collected a thirteenth as well as a nineteenth place finish, in the 800 meter run (2:05.14) and 1500 meter run (4:15.61) respectively at the Bryant Invitational (3/28)...Took home sixteenth place in the 1500 meter run (4:10.25) and twenty-fourth place in the 800 meter run (2:04.39) at the UConn Alumni Track and Field Invitational (3/28)...Collected a sixteenth place finish in the 1500 meter run (4:00.12) at the Atlantic-10 Championships (5/3). 2007-08: Third overall in 1500m (4:05.05) at Holy Cross ... placed 10th in 1000m (2:36.82) at Rhody Mega Meet and 19th in one mile (4:27.67) at Armory Winter Classic ... finished 112th (29:23.0) at Atlantic 10 Cross Country Championship (five-mile course) ... finished 8k course at New England Championships in 27:23, placing him 135th overall ... placed 173rd (33:38.80) at NCAA Northeast Regional. 2006-07: Placed 17th in the 1500m run (4:09.47) at the Atlantic 10 Outdoor Track & Field Championship ... member of distance medley relay team which placed fifth (10:31.11) at the Atlantic 10 Indoor Track & Field Championship ... member of distance medley relay team which placed 15th (10:31.70) at New England Championship. High School: Ran track, cross country and played basketball ... member of National Honor Society. Personal: Born October 5, 1987 ... son of Barbara and Bob Ruchames ... enjoys running, music, and basketball ... lists Minnesota Vikings as his favorite pro team ... psychology major at URI.