17 Brandon Ruditz
17 - Brandon Ruditz
Height: 5-10
Weight: 165
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Boca Raton, Fla.
High School: Boca Raton Community
Position: D
gp 15
p 0
g 0
a 0

2019 – JUNIOR SEASON
Started all 15 games on defense … Was second on the team with 16 caused turnovers … Was third on the team with 36 ground balls, the most among Viking long-poles … Doubled his ground ball total from the previous two seasons … Helped CSU lead Division I in opponent clear percentage (.707) … Also helped the Vikings rank among top 20 nationally in scoring defense (10.27) and man-down defense (.698) … Only committed two turnovers himself … Named to USILA Team of the Week March 12 … Had tallied four ground balls and three caused turnovers while helping hold Marquette to five goals to earn that honor (3/9) … Had nine ground balls in home opener against nationally ranked Michigan, the most by a non-faceoff Viking to date (2/9) … Had five ground balls and career-high four caused turnovers vs. nationally ranked North Carolina (3/17) … Notched four ground balls and a caused turnover in season finale win vs. Detroit Mercy (4/24). 

2018 – SOPHOMORE SEASON
Started all 14 games on defense … Posted 18 ground balls and was fourth on the team with nine caused turnovers … Had three caused turnovers and a ground ball in March 13 win over Lafayette … Tallied pair of caused turnovers at nationally ranked Denver (2/25) … Helped hold national finalist Duke to lowest shooting percentage of the season (.231). 

2017 – FRESHMAN SEASON
Played in all 14 games, spending time as a long-stick midfielder … Started the final three games of the season on defense … Tied for the team lead with nine caused turnovers … Registered 18 ground balls and two goals on the year … Only committed one turnover all season … Posted season-high four ground balls in March 16 win … Had three ground balls and two caused turnovers in April 29 win over Detroit Mercy … Notched his first point with a goal in an Feb. 19 win … Also scored Feb. 26 vs. Air Force and won three faceoffs on the day … Made his collegiate debut in the Feb. 4 season opener vs. Michigan … Took 24 faceoffs on the season. 

Pre-CSU Highlights
Was a two-time first team all-region honoree … Also named two-time first team all-district … Served as a captain in two years for the Bobcats … Helped Boca Raton Community claim 2014 district title … Tallied over 100 ground balls in junior season … Competed for Swashbucklers and Brine National on club circuit … Was an honor roll student. 

PERSONAL
Son of Robert and Bettiann Ruditz … Born March 4, 1998 … Information systems major.

Recent Games
Mar 23 No. 1 Penn State L, 15-11
Apr 2 Canisius W, 19-10
Apr 6 St. Bonaventure W, 18-5
Apr 13 Robert Morris L, 13-8
Apr 20 at Utah W, 17-8
Apr 24 Detroit Mercy W, 11-9
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 15 -
Points 0 0
Goals 0 -
Assists 0 -
Man-up goals 0 -
Man-down goals 0 -
Ground balls 36 -
Turnovers 2 -
Caused turnovers 16 -
Faceoffs 0-0 0-0
Faceoff percentage 0.0 0.0
Shots 0 -
Shooting percentage - -
Shots on goal 0 -
Shots on goal percentage - -
Date Opponent Score g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Jan 26 The Hill Academy   - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 The Edge   - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 at No. 15/16 Ohio State L, 12-9 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0-0 0 - 0 -
Feb 9 No. 20 Michigan L, 10-8 0 0 0 0 0 9 1 0 0-0 0 - 0 -
Feb 16 Bellarmine W, 17-8 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0-0 0 - 0 -
Feb 23 vs. Air Force L, 11-8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 - 0 -
Feb 24 at No. 8/9 Denver L, 16-8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0-0 0 - 0 -
Mar 2 at Mercer W, 12-8 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0-0 0 - 0 -
Mar 9 at Marquette W, 7-5 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 3 0-0 0 - 0 -
Mar 12 at Lafayette W, 10-9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 - 0 -
Mar 17 vs. No. 15 North Carolina L, 15-9 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 4 0-0 0 - 0 -
Mar 23 No. 1 Penn State L, 15-11 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0-0 0 - 0 -
Apr 2 Canisius W, 19-10 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0-0 0 - 0 -
Apr 6 St. Bonaventure W, 18-5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0-0 0 - 0 -
Apr 13 Robert Morris L, 13-8 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0-0 0 - 0 -
Apr 20 at Utah W, 17-8 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0-0 0 - 0 -
Apr 24 Detroit Mercy W, 11-9 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 0-0 0 - 0 -
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
2016-17 14 3 2 0 2 0 0 18 1 9 4-24 3 66.7 2 66.7
2017-18 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 18 5 9 0-0 0 - 0 -
2018-19 15 15 0 0 0 0 0 36 2 16 0-0 0 - 0 -
Total 43 32 2 0 2 0 0 72 8 34 4-24 3 66.7 2 66.7
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Total 15 15 0 0 0 0 0 36 2 16 0-0 0 - 0 -
Conference - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
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Home 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 22 1 5 0-0 0 - 0 -
Away 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 9 1 7 0-0 0 - 0 -
Neutral 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 4 0-0 0 - 0 -
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Wins 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 14 1 9 0-0 0 - 0 -
Losses 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 22 1 7 0-0 0 - 0 -
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February 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 12 1 3 0-0 0 - 0 -
March 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 13 1 8 0-0 0 - 0 -
April 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 5 0-0 0 - 0 -