A member of ORU’s 1995 NCAA Elite Eight squad, Kugler helped lead ORU to a 53-24 record in her three seasons, including a 30-3 mark in 1995. Kugler teamed with fellow Croatian, Hall of Famer and current ORU head coach Sheera Sirola to lead the independent Golden Eagles to a final No. 10 national ranking. Kugler still ranks at the top of several ORU career lists, including hitting percentage (.368) and solo blocks (166). She also owns individual match records for kills (51), attempts (93), and solo blocks (10). Kugler holds several season records as well, including kills (717), kills per game (5.65), and solo blocks (82).