December 17, 2012
For Immediate Release
Fort Wayne, Ind. – Indiana Tech’s Rachael Kruse (Ft. Wayne, IN/Homestead) has been named the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) Player of the Week for women’s basketball.
Kruse, a junior from Fort Wayne, scored 22 of her career-high 31 points in the second half to lead the Lady Warriors to a 101-86 win over Lourdes University in Tech’s only game of the week. Her previous career best was 23 points set earlier this season.
Kruse’s second half surge helped fuel a 25-6 run that pushed Tech past the Gray Wolves. She also added six rebounds, two assists, one block, and one steal in the victory.
On the year, Kruse is averaging 14.7 points and 5.2 rebounds per game, both rank second on the team, while she ranks ninth in the WHAC in scoring. She also has collected 40 assists, 17 steals, and five blocked shots.
The Warriors (3-9, 3-4 WHAC) return to the court on Tuesday, Dec. 18 when they welcome the 7th ranked University of Saint Francis (11-0) to the Schaefer Center for a crosstown clash with the Cougars beginning at 7 p.m.
To see the WHAC Players of the Week visit http://www.whac.net/
For more information on Indiana Tech athletics please call the Athletic Office at 260-422-5561 ext. 2492 or visit our website at http://www.indianatech.edu/athletics