ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
25 - Miriam Rutzen
Miriam Rutzen
Height: 6-1
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Blandinsville, Ill.
High School: West Central
Position: Center/Forward

2009-10 (Freshman):
Played in 27 games for the Crimson … Averaged 14.3 minutes, 3.2 points and 3.7 rebounds per game … Grabbed three rebounds, handed out two assists and blocked a shot in win over Boston College ... Scored first collegiate points and pulled down three rebounds in win over Maine ...Grabbed six boards at Sacred Heart … Blocked one shot and pulled down two rebounds in 12 minutes at New Hampshire ... Had a then-career-high five points on a 2-for-2 effort from the field in win over New Orleans ... Pulled down five rebounds and collected a steal in win over Holy Cross ... Pulled down six rebounds in 15 minutes in win over NJIT ... Recorded three steals and six rebounds in 22 minutes at Florida State ... Scored a career-high nine points on 4-for-4 shooting against Yale ... Pulled down a then- career-high seven rebounds in win over Brown ... Recorded a career-high three blocks and scored six points in win over Brown ... Pulled down a career-high nine rebounds and blocked two shots in win over Yale ... Scored a career-high 11 points and recorded four blocked shots in win over Dartmouth.

Before Harvard 
Earned four varsity letters in basketball and track and field and two in volleyball ... A two-year captain of the basketball team and one-year captain for track ... Named first-team All-State 1A by the Chicago Sun Times in 2008 and 2009 ... Earned 1A/2A first-team honors from IBCA in 2009 and second-team in 2007 and 2008 ... A three-time first-team all-conference selection ... Named to the Register Mail All-Area team three times and selected as player of the year twice ... Made the Peoria Journal Star All-Area team and the Burlington Hawk Eye All-Area team from 2007-2009 ... Scored 1,000 career points ... Qualified for state meet in three events in final three seasons ... A four-time selection to the Peoria Journal Star Honor Roll Meet ... Earned all-tournament honors five times in volleyball and was named to Burlington Hawk Eye All-Area team in 2007 ... High School won two regional titles, three Lincoln Trail Conference championships and one LTC tournament championship ... Holds five school records in track and field ... State and Peoria Journal Star Honor Roll Meet champion in the high jump ... Finalist for Burlington Hawk Eye Female Athlete of the Year ... Valedictorian ... Received Academic Excellence Award four times ... High Honor Roll all four years ... National Honor Society ... Student Body President and member of Student Council ... Co-chair of student spirit committee and chair of marquee committee ... Founder of Showcase Night ... Member of the concert, marching and pep band ... Part of the Lincoln Trail Conference Honor Band and St. Ambrose Honor Band ... Founding member and co-chair of VOICES (student government reform group) ... Member of Youth Group, Youth Coalition, 4-H, Illini Girl State, DAR Good Citizen and WYSE, Art, Science, Math and Spanish Clubs.

Personal
Valedictorian ... Received Academic Excellence Award four times ... High Honor Roll all four years ... National Honor Society ... Student Body President and member of the Student Council ... Co-chair of student spirit committee and chair of marquee committee ... Founder of Showcase Night ... Member of the concert, marching and pep band ... Part of the Lincoln Trail Conference Honor Band and St. Ambrose Honor Band ... Founding member and co-chair of VOICES (student government reform group) ... Member of Youth Group, Youth Coalition, 4-H, Illini Girl State, DAR Good Citizen and WYSE, Art, Science, Math and Spanish Clubs.

Career Highs:
Points: 11 vs. Dartmouth, 3/9/10
Field Goals Made: 34 vs. Yale 2/12/10
Field Goal Attempts: 13 at Florida State, 1/21/10
Field Goal Percentage: 1.000, twice, most recent, 2/20/10
3-pt. Field Goals Made: 1, twice, most recent, 3/9/10
3-pt. Field Goals Attempted: 3 vs. Dartmouth, 3/9/10
3-pt. Field Goal Percentage: .1.000, several times, most recent, 3/18/10
Free Throws Made: 4 vs. Dartmouth, 3/9/10
Free Throws Attempted: 4, twice, most recent, 3/9/10
Free Throw Percentage: 1.000 twice, most recent, 3/9/10
Rebounds: 9 vs. Yale, 2/27/10
Assists: 2 , twice, most recent, 1/2/10
Steals: 3, twice, most recent, 3/9/10
Blocked Shots: 4 vs. Dartmouth, 3/9/10
Minutes Played: 22 at Florida State, 1/21/10

Career Statistics