AKRON – Tippecanoe Valley senior guard/forward Brynda Krueger has chosen to continue her basketball career close to home, picking Ancilla College, in a release issued Monday, April 11.
Krueger, who will study business at Ancilla, finished her career with Tippecanoe Valley as a quiet but very successful member of two of the greatest teams in program history.
Krueger helped Valley to a 50-5 mark the past two seasons and 70 wins in her four years. Her junior and senior seasons saw her impact the team, helping the Vikings to two Three Rivers Conference titles, two sectional titles and a run to state in 2014-15.
The versatile do-it-all for Valley averaged 6.6 points, 3.9 assists, 3.3 rebounds, 2.2 steals and 0.4 blocks per game her senior season. Krueger was first on the team in assists, second in steals and third in rebounding and finished with 179 points as a senior. A pair of highlight games included a statline of 14 points, eight assists, six rebounds, eight steals and two blocks in a win over West Noble and 14 points, nine assists and five boards against Winamac, both big wins for the program last season. Krueger also had a season-high eight rebounds against Rochester, which put Valley on the fast track to a second TRC title last season.
Seated with Brynda in the signing photo are Ancilla coach Tom Robbins; mother Shelly Krueger, and father Arthur Krueger. In the back row are TVHS assistant athletic director Scott Smith; TVHS principal Dr. Michael Bendicsen; TVHS assistant coach Alissa Trippiedi; TVHS head coach Chris Kindig; and TVHS athletic director Duane Burkhart.