Kurt Ruegg
Kurt Ruegg
Year: Senior
Hometown: Yountville, Calif.
High School: Napa
Major: Neurobiology
House Affiliation: Eliot

Crossed the finish line in 24:53 in the 100th meeting of Yale, finishing fourth overall … Competed at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational with a time of 25:19 … Ranked 41st at Heps with a time of 24:43.0 … Rounded out the top-five Crimson runners at NCAA’s with a time of 32:38.7.

Was the top Harvard finisher in his first race of the season, crossing the finish line with a time of 24:37 at the Paul Short Invitational Sept. 28 ... Crossed the finish line at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational as the fourth Crimson finisher posting a time of 24:48 Oct. 12 ... Posted a time of 24:35.3 and crossed the line as the fourth Harvard scorer at the Heptagonal Championships Oct. 27 ... Lead the Crimson at the IC4A Championships with a top-20 finish with a time of 25.44.7 Nov. 17

Placed fifth at the HY(P) Meet Sept. 17 with a time of 24:41 …

Placed 24th overall at the Iona Meet of Champions Sept. 18 with a time of 25:59 ... Finished sixth at the Harvard-Yale Meet in a time of 25:45.16 ... Placed third on the team and 66th overall at the NCAA Regional meet with a time of 31:32.9.

Before Harvard
Member of the Napa track and cross country teams all four years of high school … Named cross country MVP as a freshman and a sophomore … Received all-league cross country honors all four years and all-league track honors as a junior and a senior … Named to the all-state freshman and sophomore teams and was the Monticello Empire League (MEL) cross country champion his final three years … Named to the All-West cross country third team as a junior and second team as a senior … Section runner of the year as a senior and San-Joaquin section champion … 2009 National Footlocker Cross Country finalist … Ran fastest 5k time, 15:34, at the Standford Cross Country Invitational … Napa high school athlete of the year as a senior and selected to the Napa high school Hall of Fame … School record holder in the 3,200 meter run (8:57.86) … National Merit Scholar and AP Scholar with distinction … Enjoys music, backpacking and sports.