At Missouri State: Kuse brings quickness and grit as she looks to crack the lineup in her first season as a Bear.
Background: Kuse was a four-year starter for head coach JD Hunter at Camdenton High. As a team captain, she was named to the all-district and all-conference first teams as well as Co-Defender of the Year in District 10 her senior season. As a senior, she also earned Missouri Central Region Defender of the Year accolades and was an all-state honorable mention selection while leading her team to its first-ever district title. She was also a team captain her junior season as her team won the Camdenton Invitational and Moberly Lady Spartan Tournaments. She was named a second-team all-conference and all-district honoree as a junior and as a sophomore. In her four seasons at Camdenton, she started 92 of the 93 matches she played. Kuse also played volleyball at CHS.
Personal: Kuse is the daughter of Chris and Nancy Kuse and was born October 6, 1992. She will major in psychology at Missouri State. Her cousins, Jennifer and Jason Kuse, also attended Missouri State.