On Ruch: A four-year varsity letter winner who served as the Seminoles' team captain during his senior season...a member of the golf team and earned his degree in marketing in April of 2008...played in 19 events during his career and helped the Seminoles qualify for the 2006 NCAA East Regional Championship - the first time since 1998 that Florida State had advanced to NCAA post-season play...career-low round of 69 came twice - in the second round of the spring 2004 Atlanta Intercollegiate and the first round of the fall 2004 Mason Rudolph Intercollegiate...best career tournament came at the fall 2004 Mason Rudolph Intercollegiate as he finished with a 214 score for the three rounds which included a career-low tying two-under par 69 in the first round...best career finish of 11th came at the spring 2004 Seminole Intercollegiate...a pair of top-15 career finishes came at the Florida State hosted Seminole Intercollegiate during the spring of 2004 and the spring of 2005...ranked fifth among all prominent freshmen in the ACC with his stroke average during the 2003-04 fall and spring seasons ...set the course record of 64 from the championship tees at the Southwood Golf Course in Tallahassee during the spring of 2004 ...averaged 75.12 strokes in 57 rounds during 19 events in his Seminole career.
Fall 2003: Played in one event - the Landfall Tradition - during his first season as a member of the Seminole men's golf team ... finished with a total of 224 and two rounds of one-over par 73 ... had two of his three scores count towards the team total and finished fourth among his teammates in his first career collegiate event ... averaged 74.67 strokes in three rounds during one tournament.
Spring 2004: A staple in the Seminoles' starting lineup as he appeared in all seven events for the Seminoles ... was one of only three players (also Rusty Mosley and Matt Adcock) who played in all seven events during the season ... ranked first on the team with 16 rounds scored at 75 or below, second on the team with a 74.33 stroke average, second on the team with rounds at par or better (five) while his career-best 69 at the Atlanta Intercollegiate was the second best single-round score among his Seminole teammates during the season ... led the team as he counted 20 of his 21 rounds played for the season (.952 percent) towards the team score ... was the only player who had at least 20 rounds counted during the season ... Florida State's top finisher in two events - the Seminole Intercollegiate and the Palmetto Intercollegiate - in consecutive events during the month of March ... trailed only Rusty Mosley who was the team's top finisher four times during the season ... career-best finish of 11th at the Seminole Intercollegiate was the top finish by a Seminole during the spring season ... earned two top-20 finishes to rank second on the team behind only Mosley's four top 20 finishes ... finished with two of the Seminoles' top 10 individual tournament scores with a 218 at the Gator Invitational and a 219 at the Atlanta Intercollegiate ... averaged a career-low 74.33 strokes in 21 rounds during seven tournaments.
Fall 2004: The only Seminole to compete in all five of the team's events during the fall season... tied for the team low with a single-round score of 69 during the first round of the Mason Rudolph Intercollegiate...that score tied his career low for a single round which also came during the second round of the spring 2004 Atlanta Intercollegiate...ranked second on the team in rounds at par or better (three) and tied for third in rounds at 75 or less (seven)...career-best tournament outing of 214 total (+1) came at the Mason Rudolph Intercollegiate...established career-best scores of gross tournament score (214), tournament score vs. par (+1), best 36-hole score (143) and tied his career-low for single-round score (69) in finishing tied for 21st in the individual standings...played well at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate as he carded a 223 tournament total...finished the final two rounds of the event at one-under par with scores of 73 in the second round and a final-round two-under par 70...moved from 64th place heading into the third round to a final position of tied for 42nd with his stellar round of 70...helped the Seminoles to a seventh place finish in the ACC Championship...averaged 75.46 strokes in 15 rounds during five tournaments.
Spring 2005: Competed in three events including his second career ACC Championship...two rounds at par or better and four rounds with scores of 75 or below...finished second among his Seminole teammates at the Seminole Intercollegiate and the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate...earned his second career top-15 finish as he placed tied for 15th in the Florida State hosted Seminole Intercollegiate...played his best golf of the spring season as he finished with a 220 tournament score for an average of 73.33 strokes in three rounds...carded a season-low tying one-under par 71 in the second round of the event...the 220 total is tied for the fifth lowest tournament score of his career while his score vs. par (+4) is tied for the third best of his career...also played well at the inaugural Hootie At Bulls Bay Intercollegiate with a 223 tournament score a an individual finish of tied for 32nd...carded a one-under par 71 in the second round of the event...averaged 75.44 strokes in nine rounds during three events.
Fall 2005: Played in two events and helped the Seminoles to a pair of top-10 finishes at the Gary Koch Invitational and at The Ridges Intercollegiate...one of the best events of his career at the Gary Koch with a tied for 27th place finish in the individual standings and a 219 total...his 219 total for the three round event is tied for his third best score during his Seminole career...his score vs. par (+5) is tied for the fifth best of his career and one of 11 times in which he has finished less than 10 strokes over par for a tournament...scored 72-72-75 to match his single round best for the 2005-06 fall and spring seasons...carded a 73 in the first round of The Ridges Intercollegiate...averaged 76.33 strokes in six rounds during three tournaments.
Spring 2006: Participated in one event - The Gator Invitational - and helped the Seminoles to a third place finish in the team standings...earned scores of 74-72-82 for a 228 total...his score of 72 tied his best single-round score for the 2005-06 fall and spring seasons...with his 146 total after 36 holes he was tied for 21st place in the individual standings...his tied for 46th place in the individual standings gave him his 14th top 50 career finish as a Seminole...averaged 76.00 strokes in three rounds during one event.
Fall 2006: A redshirt member of the team who did not participate in any events
Spring 2007: A redshirt member of the team who did not participate in any events
Fall 2007: A member of the team who did not participate in any events
Spring 2008: A member of the team who did not participate in any events
Before Florida State: Graduated from St. Xavier in 2003...earned All-State First-Team honors in Kentucky as a senior ... led his high school team to consecutive state championships and undefeated seasons as a junior and a senior ... team was undefeated in all matches and tournaments his junior and senior seasons ... in 2003 he entered two events on the Plantation Junior Golf Tour, winning the event at Chateau Elan, Ga., and placing third at the Pete Dye Course in West Virginia ... also earned one top 10 and three top 20 finishes in AJCA events in 2003 ... competed in the Independent Insurance Agents Golf Tournament and finished 21st in a field of over 1,000 just prior to his arrival at Florida State.
Personal: Born April 14, 1985...Bradley is the son of James and Mary Ruch...majored in marketing and earned his bachelor's degree in April of 2008.