Bran Crudden
Bran Crudden
Year: Senior
Hometown: Columbia, CT
High School: Windham
Position: 174 lbs

2008-09: Compiled an 8-11 record as the primary starter at 174 pounds … Competed at the Keystone Classic during the tournament season … Also earned a 4-0 decision early in the season in a dual against Appalachian State … Went 6-5 in matches after February, including a 3-1 decision at the EIWA Championships

2007-08: Went 6-7 on the season, including 2-1 in dual meets … Competed in three tournaments, compiling a 4-6 overall record.

2006-07: Went 5-14, spending most of the season at 165 before moving up to 174 for the EIWA Championship ... Was thrust into starting duty at 165 after an injury to starter Shawn Kitchner ... Won first collegiate match, 3-1, in overtime against Jon Brown of Bloomsburg ... Went 2-2 at the Keystone Classic.

Before Brown: Graduate of Windham High School ... Three-time Connecticut State Champion, finishing third as a freshman ... Placed second twice and third once at New England Championship ... Overall record of 196-9 ... Placed seventh at Cadet National Championships ... Also lettered in football as a quarterback and defensive back. Personal: Bran Thomas Crudden is the son of Brian and Elizabeth Crudden of Columbia, Connecticut ... Has two sisters, Jessica and Katherine ... Concentrating in Commerce, Organizations, & Entrepreneurship.