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JV Kracke

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Marlboro, N.J.

High School:
Marlboro

Event:
Freestyle

Birthdate:
03/06/1991

Top Times
50 Freestyle - 22.20 (2010 Terrapin Cup Invitational)
100 Freestyle - 48.21 (2011 BIG EAST Championships)
200 Freestyle - 1:45.94 (2011 BIG EAST Championships)
100 Breaststroke - 1:03.05 (April, 2009)

2011-12: Saw limited action in the 2011-2012 season.

2010-11: Part of the team's sprint freestyle unit and qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in the 50, 100 and 200 yard freestyle ... His times of 48.21 in the 100 free and 1:45.94 in the 200 free at the conference meet were both personal bests ... Swam seven races each in the 100 and 200 free during the season, as well as five in the 50 free ... Raced three times in the 100 breaststroke and had a top time of 1:05.91 at the Terrapin Cup Invitational; RELAYS: Swam the second leg of the 200 and 400 yard freestyle relays against Connecticut and Georgetown, as well as the second leg of the 200 medley relay versus Seton Hall.

2009-10: Qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in both the 100 and 200 yard freestyle and recorded personal best times in each event at the conference meet ... Those times were 48.54 (100 free) and 1:47.22 (200 free), respectively ... Swam in the 100 free six times during the season and the 200 free five times, earning a third-place finish against Georgetown with a time of 1:47.63 ... His most frequent event was the 100 yard breaststroke, which he swam seven times ... Top time of 1:04.87 came against Providence in the final meet ... Finished second in that race ... Competed three times in the 50 yard freestyle and once in the 200 yard breaststroke for the year.

Marlboro High School: Lettered all four years in swimming ... Rookie of the Year as a freshman and eventually became his team's MVP ... Second team All-Shore selection ... Member of the National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society in his junior and senior years.

Personal: Born 3/6/91 in Livingston, N.J. ... Oldest of three sons of John and Suzanne Kracke ... Has younger brothers Joseph (20) and Danny (16) ... Chose to attend Villanova for its academic reputation and sense of community ... Enrolled in the Villanova School of Business and is majoring in Marketing ... Hopes to one day become an orthodontist.

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