The Hawks Women's Team Finished 3rd, While the Men Finished 6th at Morgan State
UMES Records, Personal and Season's Best Records Set in Mason Invitational
Hawks Finish Strong in Duke Invitational, School Record Broken in Steeplechase
UMES Women Finish Third, Men Take Fifth in Virginia Invitational
Hawks Begin Season with Strong Showing at Wake Forest
2011 Outdoor Season: One of UMES's primary field competitors, earning five top-three finishs, including two gold medals ... season bests: long jump (6.96m - Morgan State Legacy), triple jump (14.64m - Morgan State Legacy) ... javelin throw (43.79m - MEAC Championships) ... won gold in the Donald Webster Memorial triple jump with a leap of 14.06 meters ... took first place in Towson Invitational triple jump with distance of 13.84 meters ... competed as anchor in 4x100-relay team t Donald Webster Memorial, helping team time of 42.10 for third place ... named to MEAC Commissioner's All-Academic Team.
2011 Indoor Season: Season-bests: 60m - 7.23 (Navy Invitational); Long Jump - 6.86m (22' 6.25") (UMES Coach O Invitational); Triple Jump - 14.46m (47' 5.25") (IC4A Championship) ... Also competed at the UMES Collegiate Invitational, Giegengack Invitational, Navy Invitational, MEAC Championship, NYU Metropolitan Coaches Invitational and Albany Great Dane Classic.
High School: Participated in tennis, track, soccer and cricket ... Recorded a career best jump of 6.90 meters his senior year ... Named school's sportsman of the year.
Personal: Born March 7, 1989 in St. Thomas U.S.V.I. ... Son of Clement and Dana Ruan ... Major is Business Administration ... Personal best non-athletic accomplishment was graduating from high school ... Plans to move back home and work in the family business ... Enjoys diving ... Competed in the 100m at the XIX Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi for his home country of Anguilla.