Freshman Season (2009-10)
Swam a season-best time of 48.99 in the 100 fly at the 2010 Austin Grand Prix ... Also had a season-best time in the 200 IM at the meet, finishing in 1:53.08 ... Opened the season at LSU with a fourth-place finish in the 100 fly ... Recorded a fifth-place finish in the 100 fly at Texas A&M ... Took sixth in the 100 fly against Georgia.
Swam for Parkview High School and was a member of the Gwinnett Aquatics Club ... Member of the Parkview 206 and 2007 state championship teams ... Eight-time high school All-American ... Two-time state champion in the 100 fly and won the 100 back championship in 2009 ... Competed at the 2008 USA Swimming Junior Championships and 2008 USA Swimming Short Course Championships.
Full name is Andrew Makoto Ruffing ... Parents are Martin and Catherine Ruffing ... Has a brother, Mason ... Majoring in kinesiology.