2010-11 // Junior
Second-team All-Conference selection...Competed in 11 meets...Won the 200 freestyle in the Kentucky/Missouri tri-meet...Also won the 200 freestyle against Missouri State...Finished second in the 500 freestyle at the MAC Championships and third in the 200 freestyle...Competed in the 500 and 200 freestyle at the USA Swimming National Championships...First-team Academic All-Conference.
2009-10 // Sophomore
Swam in all 11 meets for the Salukis...Recorded seven first-place finishes...Earned first-team All-MAC honors for his first-place finish in the 200 free at the MAC Championships...Also was named to the All-MAC Academic team...Was a member of the MAC championship 800 free relay team that broke the pool record at Eastern Michigan University with a time of 6:38.86.
2008-09 // Freshman
Posted nine finishes in the top three...Placed first in the 200 free in his first collegiate meet at Evansville (1:44.22)...Set three career best times at the Sun Belt Championships in the 500 free (4:31.00), the 200 free (1:40.98) and the 100 free (46.79)...Part of the 400 free relay team that placed first against New Orleans, Missouri, Missouri State, and Western Kentucky...Part of the 800 free relay team that took second place at the Sun Belt Championships.
Part of an undefeated state champion team junior year...Set a school record in the 500 free, 400 free relay, 100 free, 200 free, and 200 free relay...Received All-American honors as a junior and senior...Placed second in the state in 100 free (45.98), third in 200 free (1:40.10), and sixth in 500 free (4:40.43)...Team captain senior year.
A recreation major...Has two siblings...Son of Dennis and Jamie Kruse...Born Feb. 27, 1990 in Bluffton, Ind.