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Ana Ruzevic
Ana Ruzevic

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Split, Croatia

High School:
Secondary School

Height:
5-10

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
01/05/1989


07/03/2012

Seven Green Wave Earn All-Louisiana Honors

Cruz Earns Freshman of the Year Honors From State Sports Writers Association

06/06/2012

Ruzevic Claims Second Team All-America Honors in Javelin

Ruzevic Earns All-America Honors For Second Straight Season at NCAA National Meet

06/05/2012

Ruzevic Aims for National Title at Historic Drake Stadium

Ruzevic Looks to Improve on Fourth Place Showing from 2011

05/24/2012

Ruzevic Moves on to NCAA Championships

Ruzevic Finished Eighth in Javelin to Advance to Third Straight NCAA National Championships

05/19/2012

Track and Field Sends Four to NCAA Regional

Ruzevic Enters as Second Seeded Javelin Thrower in East Region

Ruzevic's Career Best Performances
Event Time (Date)
Indoor
Shot Put 9.12m (1/15/10)
Weight Throw 9.99m (1/22/10)
Outdoor
Javelin 51.37m (3/9/11)
Discus 31.02m (3/19/11)
Hammer 17.42m (3/9/11)


2011-12 (Senior)

Indoor Track and Field: Did not compete during the indoor season.

Outdoor Track and Field: Garnered Second Team All-America honors in the javelin...named First Team All-Conference USA in the javelin...earned First Team All-Louisiana in the javelin as selected by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association...competed in six of the team's nine meets and qualified for the NCAA East Regional and the NCAA Nation Championships...threw the javelin in all eight of the meets...ranked 1st in Conference USA in the javelin...scored ten team points at the Conference USA Championships...led the team in the javelin...owned the top eight marks on the team in the javelin...posted a season-best toss of 51.32-meters to claim the individual title at the LSU Relays (3/23)...claimed the individual crown at the Conference USA Championships (5/13) for the second straight season with a toss of 47.87-meters...also won the collegiate titles at two other meets; with a toss of 48.91-meters at the Jaguar Invitational (3/31) and a throw of 47.84 at the Florida Relays (4/6)...threw the javelin 48.66-meters at the Aztec Invitational (3/16) and 48.32-meters at the Drake Relays (4/28)...posted a mark of 46.74-meters at the NCAA National Championships (6/6) and 46.53-meters at the NCAA East Regional (5/24).

Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and was a member of the Tulane 3.0 Club.

2010-11 (Junior)

Indoor Track and Field: Did not compete during the indoor season.

Outdoor Track and Field: Earned First Team All-American honors in the javelin...named First Team All-Conference USA after winning the javelin event at the championships...selected First Team All-Louisiana by the LSWA in the javelin...Competed in five of the team's 11 meets during the outdoor season, advancing to the NCAA East Regional and NCAA National Meet...owned the team's top mark in the javelin and hammer throw...owned the team's top five throws in the javelin...broke the school record with a throw of 51.37-meters in the javelin at the Tulane Team Challenge (3/9) to win the individual title...won the individual crown at the LSU Relays (3/25) with a javelin toss of 46.95-meters...missed five meets due to injury in the middle of the season...returned to win the Conference USA crown in the javelin with a throw of 49.22-meters...finished third overall at the NCAA East Regional with a javelin toss of 48.62-meters...placed fourth overall at the NCAA National Meet with a throw of 49.22-meters in the javelin...posted a season-best toss of 31.02-meters in the discus...tossed the hammer 17.42-meters at the Tulane Team Challenge (3/9).

Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and was a member of the Tulane 3.0 Club.

2009-10 (Sophomore)

Indoor Track and Field: Competed in two of the team's six meets during the indoor season...participated in the shot put and weight throw...held the team's top mark in the weight throw and ranked third in the shot put...posted a distance of 6.78-meters in the weight throw at the LSU Twilight (2/19)...posted a toss of 6.84-meters in the shot put at the Leonard Hilton Memorial (1/15).

Outdoor Track and Field: Competed in six of the team's eight meets during the outdoor season, advancing to the NCAA East Regional and NCAA National Meet...finished fifth overall at the NCAA East Regional and placed ninth overall at the NCAA National Meet...owned all ten of the team's top marks in the event...posted a season-best toss of 49.50-meters at the NCAA National Meet (6/12) to grab a ninth place finish...posted throws of 47.80-meters in the prelims and 48.29-meters in the finals at the NCAA East Regional (5/27)...finished fourth at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships (5/16) with a toss of 45.12-meters...won the Seminole Invitational (4/9) with a throw of 45.05-meters...won the Louisiana Classics (3/20) with a toss of 44.80-meters...grabbed the top spot at the Mississippi Open (5/1) with a distance of 44.42-meters...won the South Alabama/UL-Lafayette Tri-meet (3/27) with a 41.98-meters toss...also threw 39.90-meters at the LSU Gold Invitational (4/17).

Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and was a member of the Tulane 3.0 Club.

2008-09 (Freshman)

Indoor Track and Field: Did not compete.

Outdoor Track and Field: Competed in eight of the team's nine meets during the outdoor season, advancing to the NCAA Mideast Regional...threw the javelin in all seven of her competitions...posted a season-best toss of 45.00-meters at the Florida Relays (4/4)...posted identical tosses of 44.76 at the Southern Miss Invitational (3/14) and Louisiana Classics (3/12)...also competed at the Cole-Lancon Twilight (43.62m, 4/30), Ole Miss Invitational (43.32m, 4/11), Penn Relays (42.80m, 4/23), LSU Tiger Relays (42.51m, 3/28), NCAA Mideast Regional (42.43m, 5/30) and the LSU Alumni Gold (40.96m, 4/18).

About Ana Ruzevic

Prep: Competed for the Croatian Junior National Team...was the Croatian Junior Champion in the javelin in 2006...was the High School of Economy Skiing Champion in 2006...in the classroom, Valedictorian of her graduating class...was nominated for the school's Student of a Generation award in 2006 and 2007.

Personal: Born Ana Ruzevic on January 5, 1989... Daughter of Niki and Ingrid Ruzevic... Has two half brothers, Pjerino and Bruno...lived in Bordon, England and Paderborn, Germany while in elementary school.