Joe Ruggiero
Joe Ruggiero
Height: 6-0
Weight: 158
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Manchester, Conn.
High School: Manchester
Position: Distance
AS A SENIOR IN 2018-19: Captain.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2017-18:
 Earned All-New England honors with Trinity's top time of the season (9:41.17) to take seventh place in the 3,000-meter steeplechase...won the 3,000-meter run in the Massssoit Invitational at Springfield......Won the 5k with a time of 15:49.31 at the CGA Spring Invite (outdoor)...NESCAC Winter and Spring All Academic Team.
 
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2016-17: Won the 3,000-meter run at the Springfield Maroon and White Classic...posted Trinity's top time in the 3,000-meter run (8:48.45).
 
AS A FIRST-YEAR IN 2015-16: Earned All-New England indoor honors as part of Trinity's 8th-place 4x800-meter relay quartet...won the mile run in the Snowflake Invitational at Smith...won the 1,500-meter run at the Springfield Outdoor Invitational.

BEFORE TRINITY: Two-time conference champion in two different events for his high school team...also starred scholastically in cross country and wrestling in high school.

PERSONAL:
 Received Faculty Honors in the fall of 2018...also runs cross country for the Bantams...involved in History Day and the environmental science club in high school...Manchester Youth Commission member...member of Trinity's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) in both 2016-17 and 2017-18...enjoys hiking, climbing, golfing, and racquetball...majoring in environmental science with a minor in history...son of Sharon and Robert Ruggiero.