2003 (Junior): Earned her second consecutive first team Academic All-Big 12 Conference honor... Played and started in all 18 games for the Bears on the season... Was tied for fourth on the team with two goals scored on the season... Fifth on the team with five points on the year... Posted the only goal for Baylor in ties against Oklahoma (10/19) and Iowa State (10/26)... Lone assist on the season came when she fed teammate Ginny Rosario-Tull for a goal in a loss against Missouri (10/24)... Has a shot on goal percentage of .524 on the year... Totaled 21 shots and 11 shots on goal on the season... Climbed to eighth on Baylor's career list for shots (89) and sixth in goals (11).
2002 (Sophomore): Named to Academic All-Big 12 first team ... Led the Bears in goals (7) and tied Tiffany Boshers for the team lead in points (15) ... Started 18 games and appeared in all 19 at forward ... Recorded game-winning goal on Opening Day, scoring the Bears' first goal of the season (8/30) ... Added another game-winner vs. Northern Arizona (9/15) when she scored the team's first goal in a 2-0 victory.
2001 (Freshman) Played in all 18 games, starting 11 times ... Scored her first collegiate goal against TCU (9/17) in a 3-1 win ... Earned her first two collegiate assists in a 5-2 loss to Missouri (10/26).
High School: As a senior, was the second-leading scorer for Plano East ... Played three years of varsity soccer ... ... All-district honorable mention selection as a sophomore and all-district first team as a senior ... Played for the Texas Image '83 Soccer Club, the North Texas ODP State team and the Region III Regional Pool ... Also ran varsity cross country, where she was all-district second team in 1999-2000 ... Was a member of student council and of her church youth group ... Refereed Youth Soccer Association games for eight years.
Personal: Full name is Kristin Nicole Ruef ... Born Sept. 24, 1983, in Houston, Texas ... Daughter of Adam and Dale Ruef ... Has two younger sisters, Lindsey and Sara ... Majoring in marketing ... Lists racquetball, sand volleyball, rock climbing and sleeping among her hobbies ... Says her best non-athletic talent is quilting ... Describes herself as "outgoing and blond."