|Hometown:||Toms River, NJ|
|High School:||Toms River|
Toms River High School
Toms River, NJ
1600m – 5:05
3200m – 10:35
Awards & Honors: First Team All-Shore Girls XC, First Team All-Shore Girls Track, Second Team All-State Track, Second Team All-State XC, Toms River High School North Scholar-Athlete
High School Performances: Best time in 5K during cross country is 17:52 at Ocean County Park (third) at the Shore Conference ... Finished tenth at the Meet of Champions that year, improving 12 spots from the previous year ... Best time in the 3200 is 10:39 (second), which was run at the Meet of Champions during indoor track her senior year ... Personal record in the 1,600 is 5:05 (second), in the Shore Conference.
Possible Concentration: Biology or Neuroscience
Parents & Siblings: Daughter of Thomas and Tommasina Rugino ... Has one older brother, Alex, and a younger sister, Marisa.
Personal Information of Interest: Loves to fence and play ultimate-frisbee ... but nothing in the world compares to that runner's high after doing well in a race.