NAME: Nick Ruthsatz
SCHOOL: Covington Catholic High School
GRADUATING YEAR: 2014
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Scholarship to U. of Findlay
HEIGHT: 5'9"-170 lbs.
RESIDENCE: Edgewood, Ky.
PARENTS: Scott & Jessica
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "Dad"
FUTURE GOAL: Play professionally in Europe
A senior point guard and 3-year varsity starter, Nick had already scored 1,215 career points entering this season. Big games this season include vs. Boone County (38 points), Fairfield (32), Campbell County (26), St. Xavier (26) and Winton Wood (25).
Last season, he averaged 19 points, with 4 assists per game and was named 1st team NKY for the 2nd time and MVP of the District 33 tournament. He also was named to the all-tournament team of the 9th region championships and honorable mention all-state.
Nick set a single-game school record by sinking 19 free throws in a game vs. Louisville St. Xavier, beating a record that had stood for 50 years. A memorable moment occurred last season when he made a half-court shot at the buzzer to beat Holmes in the 35th District tournament.
Active in community service, he has committed to the University of Findlay. His favorite athlete and most-like-to-meet is LeBron James. His favorite book is The Hobbit and favorite movie is Dark Knight Rises.
COACH'S QUOTE – "Nick is one of the hardest working players I have ever coached. He is aggressive, tough and a great competitor. He's a coach's dream."
— Scott Ruthsatz, Basketball Coach
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