Made his Seminole debut on opening weekend against North Florida…allowed a hit, a walk and a run on 16 pitches.
Did not play…played summer ball with the Boca Raton Blazers in the South Florida Collegiate Baseball League.
Redshirt season…played summer ball with the Boca Raton Blazers in the South Florida Collegiate Baseball League…SFCBL All-Star.
Led St. Thomas Aquinas to its first state title in 15 seasons, winning the 2018 8A championship…his inside-the-park two-run home run broke a 3-3 tie in the 8th inning to top George Jenkins, the No. 7 team in the nation…rated the No. 137 outfielder nationally by Perfect Game…No. 99 player overall and No. 23 outfielder in Florida by Perfect Game…named to the Broward County 9A-7A honorable mention team by the Sun-Sentinel after missing most of his senior season with a back injury…preseason All-American by Rawlings/Perfect Game…hit .475 with four home runs for St. Thomas Aquinas, both team highs…named to the HSBN Broward All-America Team…led St. Thomas Aquinas to the state quarterfinals in 2017…parents are Michael and Maria Ruckdeschel…majoring in management…born September 30, 1999.