2008-09 | Junior Season
Ruzgas concluded his first season with the Frogs by averaging 10.0 points per game, which ranked third on the team... ranked first on the team in three-point field goals made (58) and three-point field goal attempts (174)... ranked first on the team in minutes played (975) and minutes played per game (31.5) while appearing in all 31 games, including 28 trips to the starting lineup... ranked third on the team in field goals made (103), field goal attempts (242), field goal percentage (103-of-242 | .426)... ranked fourth on the team in rebounds (94)... recorded 15 double-digit scoring performances during the season, which ranked fourth on the team... collected a career-high 24 points on 8-of-13 shooting, including 5-of-9 from behind the three-point line, to go along with five rebounds in a road victory over Texas Tech (Jan. 6)... notched 19 points on 7-of-12 shooting, including three three-pointers, while collecting six rebounds against Clemson (Nov. 15)... posted 18 points on 6-of-10 shooting, including 4-of-4 at the free throw line, to go along with five rebounds while playing in a career-high 39 minutes in a home victory against UNLV (Jan. 10)... posted 16 points on 6-of-8 shooting, including 4-of-6 from behind the three-point line, in his TCU debut against Western Michigan (Nov. 14) at the ESPN Charleston Classic... collected 16 points on 5-of-5 shooting, including 4-of-4 from behind the three-point arc, in a home victory over Wichita State (Dec. 8)... scored 14 points in 32 minutes of action against BYU (Feb. 14) at the Daniel-Meyer Coliseum... notched 13 points to go along with two assists and two steals on the road at UNLV (Feb. 10)... competed in 30 or more minutes in 20 of 31 games this past season.
2006-08 | Weatherford College
Ruzgas enjoyed a stellar sophomore campaign at Weatherford College where the 6-6 forward garnered first team All-North Texas Junior College Athletic Conference accolades along with a NJCAA All-Region V selection... recognized as the NJCAA Region V Player of the Week on January 13th after scoring 30 points against Temple College, who was undefeated at the time, after draining six three-pointers to go along with seven rebounds, three steals, two assists and two blocked shots in the first game of conference action... ranked eighth among all NJCAA players and first in Region V in three-point field goal shooting percentage after connecting on 50.3 percent (89-of-177) of his trey attempts... finished third among all Region V players in shooting percentage by connecting on 61.2 percent (177-of-289) of his field goal attempts to go along with 84.3 percent (97-of-115) of his free throw tries... ranked fourth in Region V in three-point field goals made per game (3.18 3FGM-G) and fifth in scoring average at 19.3 points per game... scored 20 or more points on 12 occasions during the 2007-08 campaign... notched a career-high 44 points against Grayson Community College where he connected on 15-of-21 field goal attempts, including a school-record 10 three-pointers... collected 35 points on 11-of-12 shooting, including 9-of-9 at the charity stripe and 4-of-5 from behind the three-point arc, against Navarro College... scored a team-high 30 points in the quarterfinals of the Region V Tournament against South Plains Community College... notched 29 points on a pair of occasions against Trinity Valley Junior College and Temple College... guided Weatherford College to a 24-6 overall record, including an 11-2 mark in North Texas Junior College Athletic Conference action... led the Coyotes to the conference championship along with a spot as the top-seed in the Region V Tournament... made an immediate impact in his first season at Weatherford College as he was recognized as an All-North Texas Junior College Athletic Conference honorable mention selection during the 2006-07 campaign.
A product of The Miller School in Charlottesville, Va., Ruzgas was selected as the Most Valuable Player of the Virginia Independent School District after leading his prep program to a spot in the VIC State Finals... averaged 12.2 points, 6.5 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game en route to securing an honorable mention spot on the all-state squad during his senior campaign.
From the Charity Stripe
Ruzgas is the son of Alvydas and Jolanta Ruzgiene... born on June 3, 1987... majoring in communications.