|Hometown:||Redwood City, Calif.|
|High School:||Woodside HS|
UC SANTA BARBARA
2012 HONORABLE MENTION ALL-AMERICAN
2012 ALL-BIG WEST FIRST TEAM
2012: Started all 35 games in the goal for the Gauchos…Posted 405 saves, which broke her own school record for single season saves…Set a new school record for career saves, ending the season with 992…Had a season-high 22 saves in a win over Cal State Northridge (Jan. 28)…Had 19 saves in a marathon sudden victory win over Long Beach State (Mar. 31)…Posted a 7.4 saves per game average and led all Big West goalkeepers with a 12.0 saves per game average…Also dished out 10 assists and was second on the team with 36 steals.
2011 ALL-BIG WEST SECOND TEAM
2011: Started 32 games in goal…Posted 312 saves and lead the Big West with an average of 12 saves per game…Had double digit saves in 21 games…Had a season high of 16 saves against Cal (Feb. 26)…Was the team saves leader in 28 out of the Gauchos’ 33 games…Ended the season just eight saves away from tying the UCSB career saves record of 595 blocks…Garnered All-Big West Second Team honors.
2010 HONORABLE MENTION ALL-BIG WEST
2010: Started 27 games in goal during her first season with UCSB...Posted 275 saves, which is a single-season school record...Her 10.39 saves per game ranked second in the Big West Conference and her 7.56 goals against average ranked third...Tallied double-digit saves on 14 occasions...Had a career-best 17 saves in the sudden victory win over Long Beach State in the opening round of the Big West Championships (Apr. 23).
Played at Woodside High School under head coach Josh Rubin...Was named the Wildcats' Most Valuable Player four consecutive years...Was the Central Coast Section's Most Valuable Goalkeeper in 2008...Earned First Team All-Peninsula Athletic League honors in 2008 and Second Team All-PAL selection in 2009...Also competed in swimming...Earned four consecutive Scholar-Athlete awards.
Played for Stanford Water Polo Club...Also a member of the U.S. Junior National Team...Played in the Speedo Top-40 Tournament...Also competed in the 2008 Global Championships...Was a member of the Pacific Zone Team that won the 2006 Zone Championships, which she names as her most memorable athletic achievement.
Ruth Francis Milne was born on June 27, 1991 in Redwood City, Calif....Parents are Will and Karen Milne...Has three siblings: Helen, Gary and Brian...Is majoring in film and media studies at UCSB...Outside the pool, she enjoys watching movies and names "The Sound of Music" as her favorite...Enjoys listening to Daft Punk and Alice in Chains...Favorite books come from the "Harry Potter" series...Names Phil Collins as her personal hero.