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Warner, Kruse earn All-American honors for USCAA basketball

Feb 21, 2013
Photo by: contributed Kyle Warner, left, and Ashley Kruse

Two Iowa Wesleyan College basketball players earned USCAA Division I All-American honors for their strong play this season.

Kyle Warner, as senior from Greshman, Ore., represented the Tiger men as he earned USCAA All-American Honorable Mention honors.

Ashley Kruse, a senior from Lakefield, Minn., represented the Tiger women, being named to the USCAA All-American Second Team.

Warner had a stellar season, leading the Tigers in scoring with 19.0 points per game. He shot 49.2 percent from the field, and was an impressive 42.4 percent on three-point attempts for the season.

He also averaged 7.0 rebounds a game in his final season for the Tigers.

Kruse led the IWC women in her final season with the Tigers, averaging 15.2 points per game. Playing in all 26 games, Kruse shot a strong 45.0 percent from the field.

She also led the Tigers with 7.5 rebounds per game. She was aggressive on the offensive boards, pulling down 74 offensive rebounds this season.

The IWC men’s basketball team finished the season with a winning record, defeating Clarke University 80-76 on Senior Day at IWC to finish at 14-13 on the year.

The IWC women’s basketball team also picked up a win against Clarke University in the Tigers’ last game of the season. The Tigers defeated the Crusaders 76-63 to finish with a 9-17 record.


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