|Hometown:||Chula Vista, Calif.|
|High School:||The Bishop's School|
AS A FRESHMAN IN 1999-00: Participated as the Broncos' primary No. 5 singles player...was 8-6 at that spot and was 13-8 overall in dual matches...with a 1-1 record in tournaments had a 14-9 singles record overall...twice defeated USF's No. 5 singles Heidi Kromschroder in straight sets...recorded impressive victories over Hawaii's Georgina Sesto 7-5 6-0 and UC Irvine's Natalie Exon 6-7 6-3 6-3 in the championships of the Sheraton newport Beach/UCI Spring Invitational...was 2-1 in the WCC tournament defeating Gonzaga's Antjie Frychel 6-4 6-4 and LMU's Milica Cukulic...recorded a 17-8 doubles record going 5-3 with Christine Limbers and 12-5 with Ashley Campbell in the No. 3 doubles spot...with Campbell, defeated San Diego's Pyne/Se 8-3.
HIGH SCHOOL INFORMATION: Was head coach J.J. Shobar's top singles player at the Bishop's School in Chula Vista, Calif. ...was twice voted team Most Valuable Player as La Jolla captured consecutive California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) titles in 1997 and 1998...was a National Merit Scholar.
PERSONAL DATA: Born on April 30, 1981 in San Diego, Calif. ...parents are Oscar and Estela Ruiz...full name is Patricia Adriana Ruiz-Gomez...lists Gandhi as the person from history she would most like to meet... favorite book is The Great Gatsby... majoring in OMIS.
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