As a sophomore (2012): Played in 42 games with 38 starts at catcher or designated player... Missed almost a month due to a hand injury... Owns career record for pickoffs (15)... Started four games and registered a .417 batting average with three home runs before being sidelined by injury... Hit two home runs in the win over UAB (2/11)... Named to the Dean's List and Athletic Director's honor roll in the fall and spring... Selected to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team... NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete.
As a freshman (2011): Played in all 58 games with 57 starts as catcher or designated player... Batted .313 with 32 RBI... Named to the BIG EAST All-Tourney team... Own the single game (2), season and career (10) for runners picked off... Selected to BIG EAST Honor Roll (3/1)... Went 3-for-3 in the 6-0 win over Ohio State (3/20)... Hit her first career home run in the Cards' season-opener against Texas... Went 2-for-4 with a home run and four RBIs in the 12-1 win over Morehead State (3/10)... Named to the Athletic Director's honor roll in the spring.
High School/Travel: Played catcher and infield at Oakville Senior High under coach Rich Sturm... Led her team to a runner-up finish in the state tournament in 2009... 2009 and 2010 St. Louis Post Dispatch Player of the Year... 2009 and 2010 St. Louis Post Dispatch Athlete of the Year... Four time All-State selection... Two time conference player of the year... Her travel team, the St. Louis Chaos, placed second in ASA 16U nationals... Ended her career with the most hits in the State of Missouri with 186.
Personal: Full name is Margaret Paige Ruckenbrod... Nickname is Marge... Daughter of Jeff and Theresa Ruckenbrod... Birthdate is Jan. 9, 1992... Major is finance.