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Ryan Krueger, Hortonville

FVA Spotlight: Ryan Krueger, Hortonville Cross Country/Basketball/Baseball

Each week during the 2014-15 year beginning in late October, the Fox Valley Association will feature two student-athletes (one male and one female) from one of its 10 schools for a "Student-Athlete Spotlight" Q & A segment. The segments will be posted every Tuesday and Thursday and individuals are selected by the school.

Name: Ryan Krueger

School: Hortonville

Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country

Parents’ names: Kurt and Sue Krueger

Siblings’ names: Rachel, Jared, Nicole Krueger

Favorite aspect of your school: The great learning environment and people. Being new to Hortonville this year, all of the students and student athletes accepted me with open arms. The school is full of great respectful students and staff that support our school and our athletics with great pride.

Favorite aspect about being involved in school activities: The competition and being able to push myself and my teammates to be the best possible.

If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? Helping with youth basketball camps. It's great to be able to help the kids who support and look up to you get better and better by working at their game.

College or post-high school plans: Undecided, but plan on playing college basketball somewhere.

What is your desired major/career field? I have many interests in the fields of engineering, science, and math, but I haven't narrowed it down to a specific major or field yet.

What is your favorite class? Chemistry

Who is your favorite teacher? Mr. Schwietzer

Favorite book: Mind Gym, by Gary Mack

Favorite youth coach: Never had any youth coaches from Hortonville

What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? To smile and have fun with the game as much as possible, and to not overthink or get to worked up over playing in important and close games or situations, but rather let the game come to you, and just be you on the court.

Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I love the outdoors, and enjoy hunting, fishing, and camping.

Favorite place to play on the road in the FVA? Haven't played in the FVA yet.

Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Haven't played in the FVA yet, but I'm looking forward to playing in the conference, as I know there are many great teams and athletes in it.

Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: So far as a Polar Bear, beating New London, which is where I used to go to school.

Favorite professional team: Milwaukee Bucks

Favorite professional athlete: Kevin Durant

Favorite person to follow on Twitter: None

A non-athletic talent I have is…: I'm very good at math