Jared Ruiz and Taylor McGaughey

Jared Ruiz and Taylor McGaughey

Jared Ruiz (Frederick, Md./ Oakdale) of the men's basketball team and women's basketball's Taylor McGaughey (New Market, Md./ Oakdale) are the Hood College Athletes of the Week for January 18.

Ruiz filled up the box score in Hood's win over Messiah, 76-52. The freshman guard had 14 points, a career-high nine rebounds, four assists and two steals in the victory. He knocked down 6-of-9 field goals, including 2-of-4 3-pointers.​

Despite a loss to Messiah McGaughey led the Blazers with 11 points, hitting 3-of-8 3-point field goals.

Complete list of Hood College Athletes of the Week.

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