The Seton Hall women's golf team won a thrilling 2015 BIG EAST Championship by one stroke for its second straight title.
The trio is recognized despite some of the most stringent qualifications in all of college athletics.
The freshman from Bradenton, Fla. will enroll at Seton Hall and begin play this fall.
Student-Athletes among the Class of 2015 honored for their academic and athletic achievements
Kruse and McClure finish their dazzling careers as Seton Hall shoots seven strokes better in Saturday's final round.
** 2015 ALL-BIG EAST WOMEN'S GOLF TEAM **
** 2015 ALL-BIG EAST TOURNAMENT TEAM **
** 2014 ALL-BIG EAST WOMEN'S GOLF TEAM **
2014-15: Received Seton Hall's prestigious Most Valuable Pirate Award... Named to the All-BIG EAST Team... Named to the All-BIG EAST Tournament Team... Academic Merit Award recipient... Named a WGCA All-American Scholar... Broke program career records for most tournaments (41), most rounds (107), stroke average (77.34), top-10 finishes (17) and top-5 finishes (nine)... Competed in all 11 tournaments... Led the team with a 76.16 stroke average for the 2014-15 academic year... Led the team with a 75.94 stroke average for the spring season... Led the team with four, top-10 finishes... Tied teammate Erin McClure for first place at the Rio Verde Invitational, with a year-best 2-over-par, 72-74-72-218, but lost the playoff - her 218 tied the second lowest three-round, par-72 score in program history... Led the Pirates with a 17-over-par, 75-79-79-233 at the Raleigh Regional... Tied for fourth place with a 12-over-par, 76-74-78-228 at the 2015 BIG EAST Championship, helping the Pirates to their second straight title... Shot an 11-over-par, 78-77-155, at the Pirate Invitational... Fired a 21-over-par, 79-78-80-237, at the Bearcats Spring Classic... Tied for 14th among more than 200 individual golfers with a 4-over-par, 74-73-73-220, at the Kiawah Island Spring Classic... Shot a 15-over-par, 80-74-77-231, at the Princeton Invitational... Tied for 14th and helped the Pirates to the team title with a 17-over-par, 78-81-159, at the St. John's Intercollegiate... Shot a 15-over-par, 77-78-73-228, at the Yale Fall Intercollegiate... Placed seventh with a 6-over-par, 75-72-75-222, at the William & Mary Invitational... Helped lead the Pirates to a team victory at the Bucknell Invitational by tying for 10th with a 20-over-par, 81-76-73-230... BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
2013-14: Named to the All-BIG EAST Team... Named a WGCA All-American Scholar... Member of the Seton Hall Academic All-Star Team, comprised of the 12 student-athletes with the highest cumulative GPA at the school... Competed in all 11 tournaments... Led the team with the lowest score in five of 11 tournaments... Tallied a team second-best six top-10 finishes and four, top-five finishes... Had two sub-par rounds in 2013-14... Broke the program's single-round low score record with a 4-under-par, 68, in round three of the Cincinnati Spring Invitational... Led the team with a 76.46 spring season stroke average... Led the team with a 76.64 stroke average over 11 tournaments for the 2013-14 academic year... Ranked second on the team with a 76.80 stroke average during the fall season... Tallied the best score against par for her career with an even-par, 75-73-68-216, to place second at the Cincinnati Spring Invitational... Shot a 12-over-par, 73-76-79-228, at the NCAA Regionals... Placed ninth with a 16-over-par, 78-74-80-232, to help lead Seton Hall to its first-ever BIG EAST Championship... Tied for 29th with a 21-over-par, 86-79-165, at Seton Hall's own Pirate Invitational... Tied for sixth with a 9-over-par, 79-74-153, at the Hoya Invitational... Tied for fourth with an 8-over-par, 74-78-152, at the Lehigh Invitational... Tied for first, but lost in a playoff, with a 13-over-par, 74-83-157, to help lead Seton Hall to a team victory at the Sacred Heart Fall Classic... Tied for 18th with an 11-over-par, 80-75-155, at the Rutgers Invitational... Tied for 16th with a 13-over-par, 78-70-78-226, at the Yale Fall Classic... Shot a 23-over-par, 84-81-74-239, at the Princeton Invitational... Placed third with a 13-over-par, 77-73-73-223, to begin the fall season at the Bucknell Invitational... BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
2012-13: Competed in all nine tournaments... Led the team with six top-10 finishes and two top-five finishes... Posted the Pirates' low score in three tournaments... Led the team with a 76.41 stroke average for the 2012-13 academic year... Led the team with a 75.17 fall stroke average... Ranked third on the team with a 77.90 spring stroke average... Posted a 2-under-par, 70, in the second round of the Yale Fall Intercollegiate - the lowest single-round in program history... WON the St. John's Intercollegiate with a 4-over-par, 74-74-148, becoming only the second Pirate in program history to claim an individual championship... Tied for 10th at the Bucknell Invitational with a 22-over-par, 80-73-79-232... Placed eighth at the Yale Fall Intercollegiate with a 4-over-par, 77-70-73-220... Tied for seventh (her fifth top-10 finish in five fall tournaments) at the Lehigh Invitational with an 8-over-par, 76-76-152... Opened the spring season with a 10-over-par, 78-76-154, at the Cincinnati Spring Invitational... Tied for 24th at the Hoya Invitational with a 20-over-par, 80-79-77-236... Tied for Seventh with a 9-over-par, 77-76-153, at the Brown Bear Invitational... Tied for 31st with a 20-over-par, 79-76-81-236, at the 2013 BIG EAST Championship... BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
2011-12: Named BIG EAST Academic All-Star...Competed in all 10 events as a freshman... Recorded one top-five finish... Tied for 16th place in her first tournament as a Pirate, shooting a 20-over par 76-76-78-230 at the Bucknell Invitational... Carded a 23-over par 82-80-77-239 to finish tied for 40th place at the Yale Invitational... Placed 47th at the Princeton Invitational after shooting a 33-over par 81-84-84-249... Carded an 18-over par 78-84-162 to tie for 34th place at the Rutgers Invitational... Shot a career-best six-over par 75-75-150 to tie for third place at the Lehigh Invitational, the highest finish by a freshman in program history... Picked up a 12th place finish with a 19-over par 80-83-163 at the Siena Invitational to help guide the Pirates to the first team win in program history... Fired a 21-over par 75-81-81-237 to finish tied for 41st at the Cincinnati Spring Invitational... Carded a 38-over par 81-89-84-254 to finish 46th at the Hoya Women's Invitational... Shot an 80-81-161 (+17) to tie for 26th at the Columbia Roar-ee Invitational... Tied with classmate Erin McClure for the third best score on the team at the BIG EAST Championship, shooting 26-over par 85-79-78-242 to tie for 24th overall... BIG EAST Academic All-star.
High School/Personal: Has four top-10 and eight top-20 finishes in national junior events from the AJGA, MWJGT and PGA Junior Series tours...Finished ninth and 11th, respectively, at the AJGA-Pre-Season Junior at Emerald Falls and the AJGA-Corse Max/Philly Runner...Shot a 70 in the Kansas State 5A High School Championships to win the individual title that led her team to a fourth straight team title...2010 Missouri Junior Amateur Champion...Winner of the Kenneth Smith Award, presented annually to a Greater Kansas City Area High School female and male golfer who demonstrate excellence on and off the course.