Women's Volleyball

9 Ruth Harrington
9 Ruth Harrington
Height: 6'0"
Year: SO
Hometown: Delray Beach, FL
High School: Boca Raton
Position: OH

High School: Four year varsity starter for Boca Raton High School where she helped lead the Bobcats to a State Championship in 2012…member of the Bobcats teams that made the State Final 4 in 2009 and captured back-to-back District Champion titles in 2010 and 2011… four-time First Team All-Area selection…named First Team All-State after her senior campaign…holds the Boca Raton HS program record with 1,063 career kills…along with leading the Bobcats to a State Championship in 2012, Harrington was named Florida Dairy Farmer 8A Player of the Year, All-American by Prep Volleyball and Palm Beach Post and Sun Sentinel 8A Player of the Year.

2013: All-SSC Newcomer Team…the freshman appeared in 28 matches for the Rollins Tars, earning a starting spot in the line-up in 26 occasions…earned spot in the all-time record books in digs per set, coming in at 18th with 2.74…posted a career-high 17 kills versus Florida Southern (11/15)…against second-ranked Tampa, posted a career-best three service aces, while also notching 11 kills for a .385 attack percentage…tallied double-digit digs 15 times with the best coming against Warner (9/18) – 26…matched a season-best four blocks twice- No.25 Palm Beach Atlantic (9/24) and Florida Tech (11/2)…second on team in kills with 261, third in service aces with 26 and fourth in digs with 288…averaged 2.49 kills, 2.74 digs, and 0.19 blocks per set.  

Personal: Born October 28, 1994…Parents are Lynn and Shawn Harrington…Majoring in Communications….Siblings are Whitney, Paige, Chase, and Chad…She most admires her mother…Favorite athlete is Mia Hamm…Favorite Movie is Elf…Favorite TV show is Grey’s Anatomy…Favorite book is Charlotte’s Web…Hobbies include going to the beach, reading, listening to music, and eating Ben and Jerry’s ice cream.