Member of UTEP's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).
2013-14 (JUNIOR): Recorded a 75.0 scoring average in 11 tournaments ... top finish was a tie for 22nd place twice, at the Utah Invitational and the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate ... carded his season-best 217 at the Utah Invite.
2012-13 (SOPHOMORE) Collected a pair of top-20 finishes while playing in nine tournaments ... tied for 11th place at the New Mexico Collegiate Cup (76-76-152) ... tied for 18th place at the Conference USA Championship (74-75-71-220) ... carded his season-low round of 69 at two fall tournaments ... scoring average for the season was 75.2.
One of the top rookies in Conference USA ... led the Miners with a 75.1 scoring average ... was the team's top finisher in five of 13 tournaments ... picked up two top-10 finishes and three top-20 showings, leading the team in both categories ... tied for seventh place at the Conference USA Championships, carding a one-under-par 215 - his best tally of the season ... tied for 10th place at the Fresno Lexus Classic ... shot a 69 - the low round by any Miner player during the 2010-11 campaign - over the final 18 holes of the Lone Star Shootout.
PRIOR TO UTEP
Played golf and soccer at Instituto Cumbres in Torréon, Coahuila ... won a national championship when he was 12 years old.
Roberto Ruiz was born on May 27, 1991 in Torreon, Coahuila, Mexico ... parents are Roberto Ruiz and Cristina Gonzalez ... has one sister, Cristina ... Finance major.