2004-05 -- Primarily playing the No. 7 (7-4) spot on the ladder, he turned in a 16-8 record during the season ... also saw time at No. 4 (1-0), No. 5 (2-0), No. 6 (4-2) and No. 8 (2-2) ... was solid in four-game matches where he produced a 5-1 record, losing his lone four-game match to Trinity's David Sullivan ... claimed a stout victory over Drew Snell of Denison (3-1) at the No. 6 slot ... instrumental in the Mids' two victories over Bowdoin, which featured a 3-1 win over Nick Adams at the CSA Team Championship ... swept Franklin & Marshall's Edward Otocka, 9-2, 9-2, 9-2, at the No. 8 spot en route to Navy's 6-3 team victory.
2003-04 -- Produced a 15-9 record playing four different flights on the ladder ... opened the year by winning six of his first-seven matches, including a 3-1 decision over Kevin Burkhart of Denison early in the season ... excelled in the postseason where he produced wins against Bowdoin and Franklin & Marshall at the CSA Team Championship ... claimed a 3-1 victory over Bates' Alex Wolff in Navy's 6-3 loss.
2002-03 -- Earned playing time in seven matches his freshman campaign ... posted a 5-2 record with all seven matches ending in three games ... played his first-collegiate match against a tough Penn squad ... played three of his seven matches at No. 8 (3-0), while also seeing time at No. 7 (1-0) and No. 9 (1-2).
Personal -- A 2002 graduate of Woodberry Forest in Woodberry, Va., Kruse lettered two years in squash ... the fourth member of his family to graduate from the Academy -- grandfather, Lowell Stockdale (`51), father, John Kruse, Jr. (`76) and brother John Kruse III (`01) ... father serves as the military assistant to the Secretary of the Navy ... majoring in English ... son of Col. John Kruse, USMC, and Denise Kruse ... born Jan. 20, 1982, in Bethesda, Md.