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Kaylen Krueger
Kaylen  Krueger

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Green Bay, Wis.

High School:
Green Bay Preble High School

Height:
5-7

Position:
Infielder/Utility

Birthdate:
04/08/1998


10/10/2017

Eleven Gophers Earn NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete Honors

Minnesota softball saw 11 of its current and former student-athletes receive 2016-17 NFCA All-America Scholar-Athletes, as announced by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Tuesday.

2017 Game-by-Game Stats

2017 • FRESHMAN SEASON 
Appeared in 35 games and made three starts • hit .304 with two doubles, a triple and a home run • saw action in first collegiate game against Maryland where she served as a pinch hitter • saw action as a designated player versus Texas • hit her first career home run against Notre Dame with a game tying blast • tallied one hit as a pinch hitter against North Carolina State • appeared as a pinch runner and hitter in two games against UC Davis • added one run as a pinch runner in win over Fresno State • recorded one hit and one run as a pinch hitter in victory over Idaho State • in two games against Seattle, appeared as a pinch hitter and tallied two hits and one run • notched two runs and two hits as a pinch hitter against Nebraska • scored one run against Illinois • hit an RBI-double and scored one run against South Dakota • tallied one run as a pinch runner against Indiana • made a pinch hitter appearance against Wisconsin where she knocked down an RBI-triple • picked up her third start as the designated player against Penn State and scored two runs.


HIGH SCHOOL

A 2016 graduate of Green Bay Preble • earned four varsity letters in softball • led the FRCC Conference with a .561 batting average • a four time All-Conference team member • two-time All-Area and All-American • named to All-State first team in 2016 • named Academic All-State • graduated with high honors • also played for the Fox River Rush, Jr. Phoenix, and Wisconsin Bandits.

PERSONAL
From Green Bay, Wis. • enjoys fishing, boating and simply taking a day off to spend time with family • says her most memorable sports thrill was hitting a walk off homerun in 2015 to win conference against a school rival. She was greeted by an ecstatic team at home plate and a feeling she will never forget • daughter of Kevin and Michelle Krueger • has two siblings, sister Lyndsay (24) and brother Jason (28) • born April 8, 1998.

MORE HEADLINES

Lindaman Accepts Bid to Team USA Selection Camp

10/11/2017

Kendyl Lindaman found her name amongst the 56 athletes to accept an invitation to participate in the 2018 USA Softball Women's National Team Selection Camp

Eleven Earn All-America Scholar-Athlete Honors

10/10/2017

Minnesota softball saw 11 of its current and former student-athletes receive 2016-17 NFCA All-America Scholar-Athletes.

Gophers Rank in Top 40 for Academics

10/3/2017

The NFCA released its list of top academic teams for the 2017 season including the Gophers with a cumulative GPA of 3.460.

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