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Jarrod Kruger
2  Jarrod Kruger
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Topeka, Kan.

High School:
West

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 170

Position:
Guard

Experience:
HS

Joined the squad as a walk-on in the fall of 2010.

High School: A two-year starter and letterman at West High School in Topeka, Kan. ... Helped the Chargers to a 16-8 overall record and a runner-up finish at the Class 5A State Tournament as a senior in 2009-10... The squad won nine straight games before losing to undefeated Bishop Miege in the state title game... Ranked second on the team in scoring (9.7 ppg.) behind City Player of the Year Alex North... Averaged 14 points during the state tournament... Scored a game-high 19 points in a win over Shawnee Heights... Selected third team Class 5A All-State as a senior by the Topeka Capital-Journal... Named second team All-City by the Topeka Capital-Journal... Selected honorable mention All-City by the Topeka Capital Journal and honorable mention All-Centennial League as a junior... Coached in high school by Matt Hundley.

Personal: Jarrod Lee Kruger was born Sept. 1, 1991 in Shawnee Mission, Kan. ... Parents are Jerry and Edna Kruger and Randy and Colleen Speaker... Uncle is Lon Kruger, who was a two-time Big Eight Player of the Year (1972-73 and 1973-74), assistant coach (1977-82) and head coach (1986-90) at K-State and currently is the head coach at UNLV... Also, his aunt, Kathleen Henao, is the coordinator of the Classy Cat dance team... Major is political science.