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Pima softball's Ruiz signs to West Texas A&M

Pima Community College softball player Mari Ruiz (Cholla HS) signed her national letter of intent on Wednesday evening.

Ruiz, a sophomore outfielder will continue her collegiate career at West Texas A&M, an NCAA Division II school in Canyon, Texas. The Lady Buffs won the national title in 2014 when former Pima player Jessica Sipe was on their roster. This season they have former pitcher Alexis Alfonso.

Ruiz has played in 35 games this season with 66 at-bats. She has 11 RBIs and 29 runs scored while batting .258 on the season. She played her first year of college softball at Phoenix College last season.

The Aztecs have four regular season games remaining. They are off until Tuesday when they play at Paradise Valley Community College in Phoenix. They will close out the season at the West Campus against South Mountain Community College on Saturday, April 29.

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Sophomore Mari Ruiz (Cholla HS) signed her letter of intent to play at West Texas A&M on Wednesday. She will join the NCAA Division II program in the fall. Ruiz has played in 35 games this season with 11 RBIs and 29 runs scored.