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
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.
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).