|Hometown:||Gig Harbor, Wash.|
|High School:||Life Christian Academy|
WASHINGTON STATE CAREER
Senior (2014-15) – Competed in every tournament during collegiate career, capped by 11 tournaments during senior campaign…opened the season with a third place finish at the WSU Cougar Cup with a three-round 214…notched six top-25 finishes on the season…maintained lowest scoring average of collegiate career at 74.36 strokes per round…the mark is the third-best single-season average in school history and brings WSU career average to 75.50…earned Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention.
Junior (2013-14) – Competed in all 11 tournaments for WSU…notched four top-25 finishes…season-high finish came at WSU Cougar Cup, Sept. 23-24, carding a 222 (+6) and tying for fourth…shot 2-under par (70) in the second round of the WSU Cougar Cup…averaged 75.19 strokes per round…received Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention.
Sophomore (2012-13) - Competed in all 11 tournaments for the Cougars… recorded two top-10 and eight top-25 finishes over the season…finished first at WSU Cougar Cup with a score of 4- under par…scored season low 68 in third round of Cougar Cup…tied for sixth at Rainbow Wahine Invitational finishing 6 over par…scoring average on the season was 75.57.
Freshman (2011-12) - Played in all 12 tournaments for the WSU women...scoring average on the season was 76.61...carded a career-best and team-leading score of 67 in the third round of the Pacific Coast Intercollegiate...also scored 69 in the second round of the Westbrook Spring Invitational...led the team with six top-25 finishes...placed in the top-10 in three tournaments...placed tied for second in the Cougar Cup, her career-best finish.
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Earned four varsity letters in golf under coach Don Gustofson...freshman...part of the 2B State Champions in 2008...also won the individual 2B state title...sophomore...second consecutive 2B state team and individual champion...junior...varsity team captain...member of three-time 2B State Champions as a team...placed second in state as an individual...senior...varsity team captain...team posted undefeated league record all four years of high school...first place districts as individual and team...four time 2B State Champion with team...three time 2B Individual State Champion...Pierce County Athlete of the Year...played in the USGA U.S. Women's Amateur Championship in August, 2011...tied for second at the Washington State Women's Amateur Championship, two shots off the winner...earned two varsity letters in soccer...named to first team all-league as a freshman and sophomore...sophomore year team advanced to district playoffs.
Kristen Elise Rue...born in Tacoma, Wash....parents Forrest and Lynn...older brother, Stephen...cousin, Lindsey, is a member of the University of Puget Sound crew team...enjoys golfing, skiing and snowboarding...member of the honors society with a 3.8 GPA.