Eric Ruth is a freshman right-handed pitcher for the Winthrop University Eagles. In his first collegiate season, Ruth worked 34.1 innings posting a 6.55 ERA, allowing 25 earned runs on 40 hits, while striking out 30 and walking 15. In 28 appearances, including one start, the freshman garnered a 1-0 record. Native of Hatfield, Pennsylvania, Ruth attended North Penn High School. As a senior he helped lead the NPHS to a perfect 14-0 record and the PA District One Championship, earning Suburban One All-Conference First Team honors. Went 8-0 as a junior with a 1.84 ERA and 71 strikeouts in 53 innings.