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6 Keoni Ruth
Keoni  Ruth


Aiea, HI

High School:
Kamehameha HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 190



All-West Coast Conference player as a true freshman
2004 Stats- .342 BA, 40 RBIs, 24 multi-hit games

Ruth's Collegiate Batting Stats

Team Leader
^USD All-Time Top-10

Sophomore (2005): Played in and started in 50games...was second on the team in hitting with a .338 batting average, third on the team in doubles with 14, third on the team in RBI with 93 and led the team in hits with 73...recorded 24 multi hit games...went 4-for-6 with six RBI and two runs scored against Santa Clara (4/9/05)...went 3-for-4 with two RBI, one double and one run scored against UC Riverside (2/4/05)...went 3-for-4 with two RBI and two runs scored against Cal State Northridge (4/19/05)...earned a All-WCC honorable mention selection.

Freshman (2004): Outstanding as a true freshman, hitting .342 and driving in 40 runs... Honored as an All-West Coast Conference player... Huge part of San Diego's 35-win season... Played and started in 55 of USD's 56 games... Registered 24 multi-hit games... Stole a team-leading 14 bases in 15 attempts... Hit five homeruns, the first coming in San Diego's new downtown stadium Petco Park during an 11-6 USD victory over Houston (3-13-04)... Ranked 7th in the WCC in runs scored (47), 8th in hits (77) and 4th in stolen bases (14)... Enjoyed a 3-hit game on 10 different occasions, which was a team-high... Hit safely in his first five collegiate games... Went on a nine-game hitting streak in March... Posted a season-high four hits at St. Mary's (3-29-04), going 4-for-5 with a double and a pair of runs scored... Doubled in three straight contests in late April... Had 11 RBIs in USD's last five games of the season... Swiped three bases vs. Portland (4-23-04)... Went 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles at LMU (3-7-04)... Homered and drove in a season-high four RBIs vs. UC Riverside (3-31-04)... Homered and scored a season-high five runs at Cal State Northridge (1-31-04)... Scored at least one run in 14 of USD's last 15 games of the year... Made one start in left field, and 54 second base... Primarily used as the No. 2 hitter (22 games) but started in eight-of-nine spots in the batting order throughout the season.

High School: Named the Hawaiian State Baseball Player of the Year as a prep senior... Hit .556 during his final high school season... Hit .420 as a prep junior and was named a First-Team All-State player... Drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 17th round of the 2003 MLB First Year Player Draft... Coached by Vern Ramie as a prep baseball player at Kamehameha ... Also honored as an All-State football performer at Kamehameha High.

Personal: Chose to attend USD for the academic curriculum and athletic opportunities... Was also recruited by the University of Hawaii... Son of Joseph and Lynn Ruth... Born on March 21, 1985 in Honolulu.

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