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Two minute drill: Gary Ruso

SPORT: Baseball

YEAR: Senior


How long have you been playing baseball?

Ever since I was a kid, essentially. My entire life I have been playing baseball.

What is your favorite Miami Memory?

Winning the MAC East two years ago, so far. We were on the bus ride home from Buffalo when we heard the news that we had clinched it, and we went nuts the whole way home.

If you could spend a day with anyone, dead or alive, who would it be?

That's an easy one:Jesus Christ.

Who is your funniest teammate?

Ryan Marske. He always has something funny to say.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

I like to take a nice, hot shower before every game.

Do you have a secret non-sports related talent?

I can freestyle rap very well. It's really fun to do before games.

If you could have a superpower, which would you choose?

I wish I could fly, that would be fun.

If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go?

Italy. I'm Italian, and I've always wanted to see my homeland.