College Recruiting: state champion Kruse to Purdue University

Trey Kruse of Stillwater Area has committed to wrestling for Purdue University in 2020-21.

Kruse is a three-time state placewinner. He won the Class AAA 145-pound title in 2020. He placed fourth at 138 pounds as a junior and fourth at 132 pounds as a sophomore. Kruse was a state qualifier as a freshman and eigth-grader. He completed his high school career with a 234-53 record (school record), including 150 pins.

Kruse was champion at the Minnesota Christmas Tournament in 2019 and champion at the Bi-State Classic in 2019 earning Tournament MVP honors. He was also named to the MSHSL Class AAA State Duals All-Tournament Team in 2020.

Kruse was named First Team Academic All-State in 2019 by The Guillotine and was a 2020 MWCA Scholarship winner.

Kruse is projected to wrestle at 149 pounds for the Boilermakers.

The Guillotine Wrestler Files
Trey Kruse, Stillwater Area
2020 MN HS State Tournament 3A 12th 145 1st 51-1
2019 MN Christmas Tournament 3A 12th 145 1st
2019 USA Wrestling Nationals FS Junior 152 DNP
2019 Northern Plains Regional FS Junior 152 2nd
2019 MN HS State Tournament 3A 11th 138 4th 43-7
2018 MN Christmas Tournament 3A 11th 138 5th
2018 MN HS State Tournament 3A 10th 132 4th 41-11
2017 MN HS State Tournament 3A 9th 120 DNP 40-8
2016 MN HS State Tournament 3A 8th 113 DNP 33-10

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