Ruchim collects four hits, including three doubles
2014: Appeared in 15 games with one start ... Singled at Michigan State (4/27) ... Made first career start vs. Wheaton (4/22) ... Hit first career double and scored in that game ... Singled, walked and scored a run in two plate appearances against Valpo (4/8) ... Recorded first hit of season vs. LIU Brooklyn (3/14) ... Made 2014 debut as a defensive replacement at first base at USC (2/16)... 2014 Academic All-B1G
2013:Made season debut as a pinch hitter against Saint Louis (2/23).
2012: Appeared in four contests off the bench ... Collected a single in his first collegiate at-bat and scored a run in a win over Chicago State (3/4) ... Posted a pinch-hit single and scored a run against Notre Dame (5/15).
High School:Two-year letterwinner ... Team captain ... Batted .357 senior year, including .411 in conference play, with a .457 on-base percentage ... Went 4-for-5 with a triple and three RBI vs. St. Joseph's ... Helped the Friars to a Catholic League White Division championship as a senior ... Also lettered in football and basketball ... Honor roll student ... National Honor Society member ... Member of J. Kyle Braid Leadership Program ... Recipient of George Eastman Young Leader's Award ... Played summer ball for Lombard Lightning ... High school coaches were Dave Hogan and former Northwestern standout Caleb Fields.
Personal: Born Michael Joseph Trucco ... Son of Michael and Kimberly Trucco.