33 - Nolan Bruyninckx
Nolan Bruyninckx
Born: 07/31/1984
Height: 6-1
Weight: 210
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Gabriel, Calif.
High School: Arcadia HS
Position: RHP
B/T: R/R
Experience: 3V

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).