UND Roster

2014-15 Swimming and Diving Roster

Joseph Krause

Free/Fly


Height 6'2''
Weight 170 lbs.
Class Freshman
Hometown Rochester Hills, MI
High School Brother Rice
Bio

AS A FRESHMAN: Primarily swam the sprint and mid-distance freestyle events in his first year with the Irish … began collegiate career at Dennis Stark Relay Meet (Oct. 10) by anchoring 200 free relay (20.99) to a 1:23.90 showing … also swam in 3×100 fly relay (52.28 split) and 400 free relay (46.36 split, 3:05.28) … against Purdue (Nov. 1), swam to fifth place in 50 free (21.27) … swam second on 400 free relay B-team (46.17), placing third … versus Virginia Tech and Pittsburgh (Nov. 7-8), anchored the A-team in the 200 free relay to first place (20.64 split, 1:21.94) and the 200 medley relay B-team to second (20.50 split, 1:31.46) … also swam lead leg with 800 free relay B-team (1:44.56, 6:56.87) that placed fifth and the 400 free relay B-team that came in fourth (46.86 split, 3:07.23) … against Michigan State (Nov. 14) anchored 200 medley B-team to third (20.85 split, 1:32.97) in addition to finishing fifth in 50 free (21.55) and fourth in 100 free (47.12) … at Hawkeye Invitational (Dec. 5-7), earned a spot in the evening finals in the 50 free (21.20 prelims, 21.01 finals), 200 free (1:40.18 prelims, 1:40.09 finals) and 100 free (45.79 prelims, 45.84 finals) … also led the B-team in the 200 free relay (21.02 split) and anchored the B-team in the 200 medley relay (20.38 split, 1:31.22) … helped the 800 free relay B-team to seventh with 1:40.34 split (6:46.51) and clocked a 45.30 split on the A-team of the 400 free relay … against Michigan and Northwestern (Jan. 9-10) anchored 200 free relay B-team to seventh (20.48 split, 1:33.88) … clocked a 21.55 showing in the 50 free and a 46.81 time in the 100 free … led the A-team in 400 free relay to third place (46.82 split, 3:06.45) … at Shamrock Invitational (Jan. 30-31), anchored 200 medley relay C-team to fourth (20.31 split, 1:31.83) and led the 400 free relay B-team to second (45.77 split, 3:02.12) … touched the wall in 20.78 seconds in 50 free and 1:39.76 in 200 free, before coming in second to teammate Justin Plaschka in 100 free (45.48) … tried his hand at 500 free, logging a 4:31.75 time … finished the season against Cleveland State (Feb. 7) by swimming the 100 breast (1:01.93) and 100 fly (51.60) and by anchoring the 200 free relay C-team with a 20.48 split.

PREP & PERSONAL: Swam with the Waterford Aquatics club team his senior season and the Oakland Live `Yers previously in addition to school team during prep career … named team MVP all four years and was all-state in the 100 and 200 freestyle events … twice set all-division state record as the anchor on 400 freestyle relay team … Oakland County record holder in the 50 and 100 freestyle and 400 free relay events …named a NISCA All-American and USA Swimming Scholastic All-American sophomore, junior and senior seasons … won state championship in 50 free event as a senior, leading team to Div. I state championship … an NCSA Junior National qualifier all four years and a Summer Junior National qualifier for one … earned four letters with swimming and one with track during prep career at Brother Rice … graduated in May 2014 … attended same high school as Irish men’s lacrosse standout Sergio Perkovic and men’s soccer star Matt Habrowski … a member of the National Honor Society and volunteered with the Special Olympics in his free time … is youngest child of Jeff and Pat Krause … has two brothers, Robert and Brian, and one sister, Jaclyn … Jaclyn swam at Valparaiso … hails from Rochester Hills, Michigan … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.

Krause’s Career Bests

Event Time Meet
50 Free 20.78 Shamrock Invitational (2015)
100 Free 45.48 Shamrock Invitational (2015)
200 Free 1:39.76 Shamrock Invitational (2015)
500 Free 4:31.75 Shamrock Invitational (2015)
100 Breast 1:01.93 v. Cleveland State (2015)
100 Fly 51.60 v. Cleveland State (2015)