AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2003-04: Did not play during dual season... had knee surgery in the summer and again in the following spring... earned Most Inspirational honors from teammates.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Carolyn Brown and Cuyler Legler at Redwood High School in Visalia, Calif... won the CIF Championships in doubles her freshman year... placed second in doubles her sophomore year... was fourth in singles during junior and senior seasons... won league all four years and was third in Valley her junior year... honored by team as MVP as a sophomore and a senior, while receiving Most Inspirational all four seasons... was a member of the California Scholarship Federation and Associated Student Body... was a scholar-athlete... nominated as only girl in her class for the "high school Heisman award"... ranked top 25 in NorCal her junior and senior years.
PERSONAL: Full name is Kristen Anne Ruso... born May 28, 1984 in San Jose, Calif... parents are Rick and Beth Ruso... brother Rick is a member of the Bronco men's tennis program... grandfather Louis Ruso played basketball at Santa Clara... great uncle John Ruso played baseball at Santa Clara... cousin plays football for the Denver Broncos... major is liberal studies... aspires to be an elementary school teacher.
Ruso's Career Statistics
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