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Ruthie Mitchell
Ruthie Mitchell
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Davis, Calif.
High School: Davis
Position: Distance


  • Major: Biochemistry
  • Participated in three years of soccer, three years of cross country and three years of track & field in high school
  • Club team: Davis Legacy '01/'00 Red
  • 2018 runner-up at ECNL National Championships, three-time Surf Cup Champions, two-time State Cup Champions
  • 2019 Defensive MVP for high school team
  • 2019 All-Delta League
  • 2019 sixth place in the 3,200 meters at the Northern California Masters meet
  • 2019 Division 1 All-Sac Joaquin Section (track & field)
  • 2018 team captain and Most Valuable Girl (cross country)
  • 2018 Division 1 All-Sac Joaquin Section (cross country)
  • 2016 varsity member of the team that placed second at the California State Meet and second at Nike Cross Nationals
  • 2015 freshman starter on varsity soccer team
  • National Merit Finalist and National Merit Scholar (2019)
  • Youth Leadership Davis volunteer at the Interfaith Rotating Winter Shelter for the Homeless (2017-19)
  • Eagle Award for Academic Excellence and Leadership (ninth grade)