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2019 Australian Track & Field Recruit- Ruby Pekin-Schlicht

The Athlete

  • Height: 6 ft 2″
  • Events:
    • 100m hurdles 14.99
    • 400m hurdles 65.4
    • Ranked 11th Nationally Heptathlon
  • Strengths:
    • Efficient
    • Hardworking
    • Motivated
    • Can take tough love
    • Determined
    • Competitive
    • Good-sport
  • Teams Represented:
    • Camperdown little athletics
    • Geelong College
    • APS finals winner, 100 hurdles & high jump
    • Geelong Guild
    • ALL-State Victoria Athletics team
    • All-State Victoria Netball team National Champions
  • Australian Rankings:
    • Top ten 400-meter hurdler in Australia 2016/2017
    • 11th U20 Heptathlon in ALL Australia 2018
  • See link below for Coach Reference
  • See link below for Student Athlete CV
  • Please view snapshot video below

The Student

  • Attends: Geelong College, Melbourne
  • Best SAT scores:
    • MATH: 530
    • READING & WRITING: 470
    • TOTAL: 1000
  • Overall GPA: To be calculated
  • Course of Study: Marine biology, Criminology, Environmental science
  • See below for Academic Reference

A Word From Ruby

“The USA offers so many opportunities I want to  really develop my abilities as an athlete. and also I am very interested in   different studies and cultures. I feel I could give my best in the USA because I will be able to focus on my athletics and my study, I like to meet new people and explore new environments”.

The Person

  • Ruby is self-motivated and well respected by her peers and teachers. Her behaviour has been exemplary and impeccable.
  • She is admired by the community for her success and motivation both in the sporting arena and in the classroom.
  • Ruby is committed to participating in the community through assisting with the mentoring program for new students into Coles House.

Leadership Roles:

  • House Prefect of Coles House in 2018
  • School Prefect in 2018
  • See link to School Character Reference below

If you feel that Ruby could be a good fit, please contact Maria Hopes

Phone: +61 414 477 476 | Email: [email protected] | Skype: maria.hopes