Friday, March 22, 2013

Hall of Fame


Ashland University Strength and conditioning coach A.G. Kruger is one of six athletes named to the 2010 United States Track and Field/Cross Country Coaches of America’s Hall of Fame class. The organization announced this year’s class of inductees on April 26, 2010. This year’s class will be inducted on May 26 in Charlotte, N.C., site of the upcoming NCAA Division II outdoor track and field championships. Kruger is originally from Sioux City, IA, and was the NCAA Division II champion in the hammer throw in 2001. The AU coach was a member of the track and field team at Morningside College. He won North Central Conference championships in the hammer and discus. Kruger is well known for his post-collegiate success, having notched appearances in two Olympic Games and three World Championships. Kruger was the 2008 Olympic Trials champion and has won the hammer at four USATF Championships. He also won five USATF Indoor Championships with the weight.

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