|High School:||Oscar Smith|
Shotput Outdoor: 16.65m
Discus Outdoor: 50.56m
Hammer Throw Outdoor: 47.73m
Shotput Indoor: 17.06m
Weight Throw: 19.30m
- Placed fifth in the discus throw with a toss of 47.54-meters at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
- Finished second in the shot put at the Atlantic 10 Championship with a score of 16.64-meters.
- Placed fourth at the Vanderbilt Invitational in the shot put with a 15.25-meter toss.
- Finished in 10th place at Vanderbilt in the hammer throw, with a toss of 46.41 meters.
- Set an outdoor personal record in the shot put with a throw of 16.65-meters, placing third.
- Placed seventh in the discus throw at the Florida Relays with a toss of 49.74-meters.
- Finished fourth in the shot put at the Virginia Cup with a throw of 15.16-meters.
- Threw a 43.59-meter toss in the discus to place fourth at the Virginia Cup.
- Placed fourth with a personal record 47.73-meter toss at the Virginia Cup.
- Placed fourth at the Ram Invite in the hammer throw with a throw of 47.73-meters.
- Won the Atlantic 10 Championship in the weight throw with a personal record toss of 19.30-meters.
- Placed third in the Shot Put at the A-10 Indoor Championships with a throw of 16.41-meters.
- Recorded a school record throw in the shot put at the New Balance Invitational with a throw of 17.06-meters. The throw would earn him an 8th place finish at the meet.
- Recorded an eighth place finish in the weight throw at the New Balance Invitational with a personal best throw of 18.12-meters.
- Placed fifth in the shot put at the Penn State National Invitational with a throw of 16.06m
- Set a new personal record with a toss of 16.18m in the weight throw at the Penn State National Invitational
- Placed second in the shot put with a throw of 16.22m at the Navy Quad. The throw was a personal record.
- Was a third place finisher at the Father Diamond Invitational in the weight throw with a throw of 15.72m.
PRIOR TO VCU:
- Played football and was a member of the track & field teams at Oscar Smith High School in Chesapeake, Va.
- Was named All-State, All-Region, and All-District during his track & field high school career
- Holds the Oscar Smith school record in the discus throw
- Son of Robert and Gillian Ruffin
- Born on March 10, 1993
- Studying Mechanical Engineering at VCU
- Has one brother, Robert Jr