• Made two plate appearances on the year, singling, scoring and driving in a run against SIU Edwardsville (2/20), and getting hit by a pitch in the April 7 game against Kansas.
• Did not see any game action.
Sauk Valley CC (2007-08)
• Started his career as a shortstop/pitcher but was moved behind the plate when the team’s backup was injured.
• Was part of the Arrowhead Conference Champions his freshman year.
• Was named the Most Improved Player on the team in 2007.
• Was named first team all-conference and second team all-region.
• Played in the region all-star game in 2008.
• Played under head coach Rene Valdez.
Oregon High School (2003-06)
Lettered in football, baseball and wrestling ... Was part of regional champions his sophomore season ... Was named team’s Offensive Player of the Year his senior season ... Was named first team all conference and second team all area in both his junior and senior seasons on the diamond ... Named Most Improved on the wrestling squad his junior year ... Played baseball under head coach Don Carlson ... Played football under head coach John Bothe ... Wrestled under head coach Mark Gale and Nate Rodgers.
Birthday: November 28, 1987
Parents: Sally and Noel Bruns
Siblings: Emily, Ben and Caitlin
Major: Computer Science
Why Creighton?: Creighton Baseball
Favorite Athlete: A.J. Pierzynski
Favorite MLB Team: Chicago White Sox