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Karl Krug
Karl Krug

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Yucaipa, Calif.

High School:
Yucaipa

Height:
6-5½

Event:
Freestyle

Major:
Business

Four-Time All-American
Three-Time SEC Champion (200 FR (2), 400 FR)
2011 All-SEC First Team

Junior Season (2010-11)
Earned three more All-America honors at the 2011 NCAA Championships in Minneapolis, Minn. ... Finished seventh in the 50 freestyle with a time of 19.50 ... Helped 200 FR team to a third-place finish in 1:15.58 ... Was part of 400 FR team that finished as NCAA runner-up in a time of 2:49.47 ... Helped Auburn win two more SEC titles in relay events ... Anchored 200 FR team to victory in 1:16.56 ... Also swam the second leg of the 400 FR that won in a time of 2:49.95 ... Was runner-up in the 50 free with a time of 19.37; his 19.27 in prelims was a season-best ... Earned the bronze medal in the 100 free with a season-best 42.78 ... Earned another bronze medal in the 800 free relay with a 6:21.79 ... Had the team's third-best time in the 200 free with a 1:36.01 in prelims at SEC Championships; he would finish 12th overall ... Won the 50 free (20.36) in a dual meet with LSU.

Sophomore Season (2009-10)
Earned his first-career All-America honor at the 2010 NCAA Championships in Columbus, Ohio ... Finished 12th in the 50 free in a time of 19.64 ... Was a member of the SEC champion 200 free relay that won the even in 1:16.16 ... Earned fourth in the 50 free in 19.56, while his time of 19.47 in the prelims was a season-best ... Finished 11th in the 100 free (43.72) and 14th in the 100 back (49.11) ... Had five top five finishes during the dual meet season, including a fourth-place finish in the 50 free at Texas ... He also took fifth in the 100 free against the Longhorns ... Was third in the 50 free in the team's home victory over Georgia.

Freshman Season (2008-09)
Competed at the 2009 U.S. Senior National Championships ... Finished 18th in the 50 free in 22.59 ... Took 33rd in the 100 free in 50.60 ... Swam in the 50 free and 200 free events at the SEC Championships ... Swam an NCAA "B" time of 19.38 in the 50 free, which was also fifth-best on the team ... His "B" time of 42.68 in the 100 free was fourth on the squad and 10th all-time at Auburn.

High School
Swam in the 50m free at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials, finishing 45th with a time of 23.08 ... A five-star recruit according to Swimming World Magazine ... A ten-time high school All-American at Yucaipa High School ... A three-time Junior National Qualifier ... Named the Southern California Swimmer of the Year by the Riverside Press Enterprise ... Swam for the Redlands Swim Team under Coach Chuck Riggs and the Yucaipa High School under Coach Glenn Perry.

Personal
Parents are Karl B. and Susan Krug ... has a sister, Kristen ... Majoring in business.