Brandon Ruffin
Position: Throws
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Cheasapeake, Va.
Previous School: Oscar Smith
Height: 6-2
Weight: 260

PERSONAL RECORDS:

Shotput Outdoor: 16.65m

Discus Outdoor: 50.56m

Hammer Throw Outdoor: 47.73m

Shotput Indoor: 17.06m

Weight Throw: 19.30m

 

CAREER STATS

OUTDOOR 2013

  • 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.

INDOOR 2013

  • 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

PERSONAL:

  • Son of Robert and Gillian Ruffin
  • Born on March 10, 1993
  • Studying Mechanical Engineering at VCU
  • Has one brother, Robert Jr


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