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Kristen Ruckno


Warrington, Pa.

High School:
Central Bucks East




Kristen  Ruckno

2008: Earned All-Patriot League First-Team accolades for the second consecutive season...started at second base in all 51 games...leaves Lafayette as the career-leader in hits (178), home runs (26), RBI (111), runs (94) and walks (73)...fourth all-time in Patriot League record book in home runs...seventh all-time with a .322 career batting-average...with a team-best 47 hits she led the team with a career-high 38 RBI, setting a single-season record...led the team with 11 games with multiple RBI games...was third on the team in doubles (10) and fourth in runs scored (25)...had 14 multiple hit games...had a nine-game hitting streak (4/5-4/14)...lone hit in 8-0 victory over Cornell (3/17) was a three RBI single...was 2-for-4 vs. Columbia (3/20) with two runs scored...hit a grand slam in the sixth inning home-opener Drexel (3/25) for the 8-5 victory...finished 3-for-5 in doubleheader sweep vs. Rider (4/1), driving in six runs...earned Patriot League Player of the Week honors after hitting for a .471 average against Fairleigh Dickinson (4/9) and Holy Cross (4/13) with three doubles against the Knights and seven RBI in four games...had four-straight games with two RBI in April...was 7-for-13 in series sweep of Colgate (4/19-20)...hit a double and was perfect (3-for-3) at the plate in 8-4 win at Army (4/26)...sacrifice fly drove in a Lafayette run in Patriot League championship game vs. rival Lehigh(5/11).

2007: Started 41 games at first base...received All-Patriot League Second Team accolades...finished second on the team with a .321 batting average and 44 hits...led team with .988 fielding percentage...currently tied for second on single-season RBI record list (30)...led the team with five home runs and sits fifth on the single-season home run home run leader (21)...had 13 games with at least two hits...was 2-for-5 with four RBI against Dayton (3/15)...scored two runs and was 3-for-3 vs. Monmouth (3/24)...finished with five RBI and a .500 slugging percentage in Bucknell series (3/31-4/1)...homered in each game of the doubleheader at Lehigh (4/8), going 2-for-3 in each game...hit a three-run homer against Holy Cross (4/13)...hit a three-run shot in win over Army (5/11) in the Patriot League Tournament.

2006: Led the Patriot League with 10 home runs and set Lafayette's single season and career home run records as a sophomore...also had a league-leading 27 walks and placed second in on-base percentage (.463) and third in slugging (.603)...drove in and scored 25 runs each...had a 10-game hitting streak in early April...reached base safely in 26 consecutive games in a month-long stretch (3/17-4/16)...accounted for a run in 23 of the Leopards' 48 contests...homered in three straight games at the Bash at the Beach Tournament at Delaware State, driving in eight runs in that span...started the year with seven hits in her first 12 at bats...batting average remained above .400 as late as April 16 (.402)...recorded 13 games with two or more hits...went deep twice in the Colgate series (4/15-4/16)...started all 48 games at shortstop after spending her freshman season at first base.

2005: Led Lafayette with a .320 batting average...finished tied for second in the Patriot League with six home runs...started all 45 games at first base...led the Leopards with a .380 average in league play...tied for team lead with 18 RBI...drilled 11 doubles to finish with 17 extra-base hits...recorded a .557 slugging percentage...walked 15 times and had on-base percentage of .396...enjoyed hitting streaks of 10 and nine games during the season...hit two-run homers against Hampton (3/16), St. Joseph's (3/22), UMES (4/13) and Fairleigh Dickinson (4/26)...went 2-for-2 with two doubles and a pair of RBI against Lehigh (4/4)...went 2-for-3 with a pair of doubles against UMES (4/13).

2005	.320	45	122	25	39	18	11	0	6	15	1	.396	.557
2006	.353	48	136	25	48	25	4	0	10	27	0	.463	.603
2007	.321	46	137	19	44	30	8	1	5	14	0	.396	.504
2008	.297	51	158	25	47	38	10	0	5	17	1	.365	.459
Totals	.322	190	553	94	178	111	33	1	6	73	2	.405	.526