Kruse Ranked 37th in ITA Preseason RankingsSeptember 3, 2003 · MT Media Relations
Kruse, who attended the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships for the second year in a row in 2003, was ranked 56 in the final rankings last season. Because former Lady Raider partner Stacy Varnell graduated last spring, Head Coach Randy Holden has teamed Kruse up with another partner in fellow senior Carien Venter. The duo has received a preseason ranking of 31.
"I think the preseason rankings is a sign of progress for our program," Holden said. "It shows the respect Manon has garnered both as an individual player as well as a member of a doubles team."
The Lady Raiders will play their first fall tournament on September 26-28 when the team participates in the Furman Invitational.
Follow the Blue Raiders on Twitter @MTAthletics for continued updates.
More Women's Tennis NewsMar 10, 2014: Women's Tennis drops 4-3 heartbreaker to BU
Mar 9, 2014: MT visits South Florida for three matches
Mar 7, 2014: Women's Tennis shuts down Jackson State for sixth win
Mar 6, 2014: Raiders welcome Jackson State on Friday
Mar 1, 2014: Blue Raiders fall to Louisiana Tech, 5-2
Feb 28, 2014: Women's Tennis shuts down TSU, 7-0