AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011-12
Debuted with ninth-place showing in men's epee at 16th Annual BladeRunner Tournament at RIMAC (10/29-10/30) ... Won the men's epee at the Collegiate Open, hosted at UC Irvine (11/6) ... Finished with a 12-6 record at the Air Force-hosted NCAA West Invitational (1/7-1/8) ... Earned another first-place finish in men's epee at the IFCSC Individual Championships (2/11-2/12) ... Concluded remarkable freshman season at the NCAA West Regionals at Stanford with a seventh-place finish in men's epee, the highest placing among the Triton men in that event (3/10-3/11) ... Named the team's Rookie of the Year by his teammates on the men's side after season concluded.
A 2011 graduate from Boulder High School in Boulder, Colo. ... Competed on a club team in high school ... Took fifth place at the Cadet Circuit event in Bonn, Germany.
Born April 21, 1993 in Los Angeles ... Parents are Mark Kruger and Margaret Campbell, both of whom attended Stanford ... Has a younger brother named Nick ... A political science major at Revelle College ... Roots for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Denver Broncos and Colorado Buffaloes ... Enjoys playing chess and reading ... No Easy Way Out from the Rocky IV soundtrack is on his iPod ... His favorite athlete is epee fencer Weston "Seth" Kelsey ... Could eat sushi for the rest of his life if possible ... His Dad and his coach are his greatest influences ... Considers his fifth-place finish out of more than 300 competitors at the Cadet Circuit in Bonn, Germany his most memorable moment ... Plans to become a elementary professor after graduating.