|Hometown:||San Gabriel, Calif.|
|High School:||Arcadia HS|
TITANS `07: Appeared in 16 games in 2007 with his longest outing coming on Mar. 2 against Rice when he pitched two innings, matching a career-high in the Titans' 10-3 win Tallied a string of five consecutive scoreless appearances from Mar. 24 to Apr. 22 where he allowed just three hits and struck out five over 5.2 innings Earned his first career save with a one-inning, one-strikeout effort on Feb. 4 vs. Stanford Allowed just two extra-base hits in 17. 2 innings of work and tallied 14 strikeouts to just four walks on the year.
TITANS `06: Did not pitch in any games in 2006.
TITANS `05: Saw limited action for the Titans in 2005, appearing in just six games as a reliever Posted a 4.26 ERA in 6.1 innings Experienced his longest and best outing of the season on Apr. 9 at Cal State Northridge, when the righty went two scoreless innings, striking out two in the 24-0 romp Pitched in four consecutive scoreless outings from Apr. 9 to May 7.
TITANS `04: Saw a good deal of action out of the bullpen for the Titans in 2004 with 17 appearances Allowed five earned runs and six hits over 2.2 innings (longest outing of the year) in his only start of the season on Mar. 15 vs. Pepperdine Picked up his first collegiate win on Mar. 24 vs. Pepperdine, going two scoreless innings, allowing only two hits while striking out 3 Waves Struck out the side early in the season in his only inning of work vs. Sam Houston State on Mar. 6.
ARCADIA HS: Two-year letterman for Coach Mike Parisi, a former Titan All-American Named Pacific League MVP, All-CIF, All-San Gabriel Valley and second-team all-state as a senior, when he went 10-3 with a 0.74 ERA and 130 strikeouts Earned All-Pacific League honors as a junior third baseman after hitting .391 with 11 doubles.
PERSONAL: Born on July 31, 1984, in Arcadia, Calif. Parents are Larry and Jane Bruyninckx Full name is Nolan William Bruyninckx Name is pronounced BROO-nix Has an older sister (Cheryl) Says his parents and grandparents are his greatest influences Majoring in communications Has worn No. 33 since he was five years old Would like to see Sacramento State added to Titans' schedule Nickname is "Brooms" Likes to fish and watch TV in his spare time Winning the College World Series is his greatest sports thrill Models his game after Mariano Rivera Favorites include: San Francisco Giants (team), Will Ferrell & Kate Hudson (actors), Anchorman, Dodgeball and Wedding Crashers (movies), Bread Givers and Shining (book), Fall Out Boy and Avril Lavigne (musical artists) and baseballamerica.com and mlb.com (web site).