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Nittany Lions place eighth
Nittany Lions swim 14 best times
Diving effort leads Nittany Lion finalists
Nittany Lions fifth after first night
Freshmen standout in first meet of New Year
Four-year letterwinner swimming freestyle events at North Allegheny High School for head coach Patrick Wenzel … All-American … State runner-up as a junior … Helped lead school to a state championship as a senior … Owns school record in the 200 freestyle (1:36.85) … Also swam for Allegheny North Swim Club … Competed at Junior Nationals, Futures and NCSAs … Placed second in the 800 freestyle relay at NCSAs … Raised $4,000 for breast cancer research through the student section, Mini THON and Tiger THON.
Full name is Eben Rousseau Krigger … Born October 12, 1998 in Pittsburgh … Parents are Dave and Andrea Krigger, who are both Penn State alums … Has an older sister, Arielle, who swam at Penn State … Grandfather, Dude Krigger, and aunt, Susan Krigger, also attended Penn State … Intends to major in business … Aspires to be an entrepreneur and beach lifeguard … Enjoys Ultimate Frisbee, playing the guitar and practicing calisthenics.
Why Penn State?
“I chose Penn State because I have always been a Penn State fan. Since many people in my family have come to Penn State, it is a family tradition that I am proud to be a part of!”