|Hometown:||North Stonington, Conn.|
Part of Varsity 8 that took the bronze at the Atlantic 10 Championship ... Team took second overall at the Championship ... 2003:
Member of Varsity 8 that took second at ECAC's ... 2002:
Named Most Valuable Novice ... Personal: Ruth Claire Peterle was born on Nov. 20, 1982 to George and Sandra Peterle ... Was captain of the cheerleading squad her senior year and was on the volleyball team ... Member of the National Honor Society ... She has visited France, England, Italy and Mexico ... Centennial Scholar ... Majoring in biology and French with a minor in leadership studies ... Honors program and group leader of Leadership Institute ... Studied abroad in France in Fall of 2003 ... Member of the SAAC, French Club and is a peer advocate for the Violence Against Women program ... During the summer she is a lifeguard, enjoys reading, going to the beach and swimming.