Ruthie Cargill
Ruthie Cargill
Height: 5'5"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Lancaster, Pa.
High School: Manheim Township
Major: Elementary Education (Missions, Biblical & Theological Studies minors)

Honors:

  • USA South All-Conference second team (2014)
  • USA South All-Sportsmanship (2014)
  • USA South Runner of the Week (Sept. 29, 2014)
  • USA South All-Sportsmanship (2013)
  • USA South All-Academic (2013-14)

2014 (Junior): Enjoyed a breakout season, finishing in the top-five twice and top-10 five times total... Set personal bests in the two mile, 5k, and 6k... Finished third at the Mountaintop Invitational with her best ever two mile time of 13:50.9 (Aug. 29)... Was named USA South Conference Runner of the Week after her personal best 5k time of 20:37.9 at the UNG Invitational (Sept. 27), in which she finished 22nd... Her fastest 6k time came in the NCAA South Regional, where she recorded a time of 24:48.7... Finished ninth at the USA South Championship to achieve USA South All-Conference second team status... Was also named to the USA South All-Sportsmanship team for the second straight year

2013 (Sophomore): Finished eighth at the Scots Opener on August 30, with a time of 14.32.2 in the two mile run… Set a personal record in the 5k at Greensboro (Sept. 28) with a time of 21:54.2… At the Berry Invitational 6k, she set another personal record with a time of 27:05.9… Earned a spot on the USA South All-Academic team… Named to the USA South All-Sportsmanship team

2012 (Freshman): Achieved a personal best 5k time of 22:59 and her best 6k time is 27:36... She received 9th place overall in the GSAC conference meet

High School: Attended Manheim Township High School… League champions in 2010 and 2011 and District champions in 2010… High Honor Roll all four years… Member of National Honor Society... Scholar Athlete Award winner

Personal: Born July 23, 1994 in Parksburg, Pa. … Mother is Sharon Cargill… Has two sisters, Hannah and Esther, and one brother, Dan… Favorite bible verse is 1 Peter 2:9, Hebrews 4:11-16 and Matthew 9:36-38… Majoring in Elementary Education with a minor in Missions and Biblical & Theological Studies… Aspires to work in missions or ministry… Has volunteered with Widows Harvest Ministry and Mustard Tree Ministry

Personal Records:

2-mile: 13.50.9
5K: 20:37.9
6K: 24:48
5K Track: 24:13 
3K Track: 12:32.50