2013: Made one appearance on the mound ... Recorded the final out in Duke’s 15-2 win over Quinnipiac March 13.
2012: Made two relief appearances as a sophomore ... Allowed one run in 1.2 innings ... Saw first game action against Campbell Feb. 21 ... Came out of the bullpen to throw a scoreless inning against Coppin State May 8.
2011: An ACC Academic Honor Roll selection ... Made six appearances out of the bullpen ... Struck out two batters in 3.1 innings ... Made two appearances against Florida State.
High School: Two-year letterwinner at Paul VI Catholic ... Pitched and played first base ... Graduated with high honors with a 3.71 GPA ... A four-year honor roll student ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Named a National Achievement Scholarship Program Outstanding Participant in the 2010 National Merit Scholarship Program for being among the top three percent in the program ... A nominee for the National Youth Leadership Forum for Medicine ... Involved with Peer Mentoring and the Christ Lutheran Study Buddies after-school program.
Personal: Born Matthew Joshua Ruffin on July 4, 1991 in Panama ... The son of Paulette Ruffin ... Has a brother, (David) ... Plays the saxophone.