1 - Nolan Kruse
Nolan Kruse
Height: 6-3
Year: So.
Hometown: Orcutt, Calif.
High School: St. Joseph
Position: G
Major: Mechanical Engineering

2014: Division III Tournament Second Team … Recorded 78 saves, 304 goals against … appeared and started in 33 games … turned away nine shots against CalTech (10/3), including four saves in the first quarter … recorded four saves against La Verne (10/3) …  turned away seven shots against Connecticut College (10/11) … recorded four stops against Harvard (10/25) … made three saves against Connecticut College (10/25) … made two saves against Fordham (11/1) … made two saves against Iona (11/9) during CWPA Northern Division Championship … recorded a season-high 15 saves against Johns Hopkins (11/21) in preliminary round of the CWPA Championship … turned away eight shots against Iona (11/22) during consolation round of CWPA Championship … recorded six saves against Fordham (11/23) during ninth-place game of CWPA Championship. 

2013: Recorded 196 saves, 197 goals against, 28 steals and three assists … first on the team, in saves and steals and second in assists … CWPA Northern Division Rookie of the Week (10/8, 10/22) … CWPA Defensive Player of the Week (11/14) … CWPA Division III All-Tournament Second Team.

Out of the Pool at MIT: Majoring in mechanical engineering with a minor in management … also part of the MIT men’s volleyball team.

High School: A 2013 graduate of St. Joseph High School … two-time first team All-League (PAC7) … three-time team MVP … Best Defensive … two-time captain … two-time volleyball captain … Christian Character Award … nominated for CIF Scholar-Athlete of the Year and Northern Santa Barbara County Scholar-Athlete of the Year … eight-time varsity letterwinner … participated in martial arts and basketball … National Honor Society … Fellowship of Christian Athletes … CA Boys State Delegate … Youth Ministry … president of science club … science club counselor and cabin leader … valedictorian … Principal’s Honor Roll … Coles Family Foundation Scholarship … Santa Barbara Foundation Scholarship.