Candace Ruff 25
Candace Ruff


Hinsdale, Ill.

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Club Team:

Freshman (2008): Saw action in all 23 games in 2008 with one start ... notched her first career start in a 2-1 win over Butler ... played a season high 52 minutes against Kansas in the Big 12 Tournament semifinal ... scored her first career goal against Baylor, which was the game-winner ... picked up an assist in MU's 3-0 upset of No. 6 Texas A&M ... notched a goal in the Tigers' 2-0 win over Evansville in the NCAA first round.

Prep: Ruff is a three-time all-conference selection and earned all-area and all-sectional honors as a junior ... was an East Suburban Catholic League (ESCC) Player of the Year nominee in 2007 ... scored 28 goals and dished out 42 assists in her high school career ... helped Fenwick to conference and regional championships in 2005, 2006 and 2007 ... club team, Eclipse Select North, won the Midwest Regional League spring championship in 2008 ... traveled to Italy to play in the San Marino Cup in the summer of 2006 ... was a member of Fenwick's basketball team that won the 2007 Class AA Illinois state championship ... chose Missouri over Wisconsin and Illinois.

Personal: Candace is the daughter of Edward and Susan Ruff ... born October 15, 1990 ... brother, Edward, played hockey at Illinois ... undecided on a major.