AS A SENIOR (2014-15): (XC) Posted the Broncos' fastest individual time at the season-opening USF Invitational by running the men's 8k in 26:12.9, good for 21st place ... finished as the top Bronco runner and took second place overall at the WCC Preview Meet by running 24:23.4 in the men's 8k ... ran the men's 8k at the Roy Griak Invitational in 26:04 — the second fastest Bronco time — to take 60th place in the field of 301.
ATHLETIC EXPERIENCE: Joins the SCU Cross Country team in 2014-15 as a graduate student with one year of eligibility remaining … competed at the NCAA Cross Country National Championship and ran 14:38.04 and 30:18.30 on the track.
PERSONAL: Originally from Yountville, Calif. … returns to his home state to complete a Master’s degree in Bioengineering.
COACH MONTORO ON RUEGG: “We are really pleased that Kurt decided to use his final year of eligibility at Santa Clara. He has NCAA Championship experience from his time at Harvard and will be an instant impact for us up front.”