Duke Men's Lacrosse BIO
8 Jack Bruckner
2014: Played in all 20 games and started the first four contests … Ran on Duke’s second midfield line … Finished the year with seven goals and six assists for 13 points … Registered his first collegiate point with an assist at ACC foe Maryland (2/26) … Scored his first goal as a Blue Devil in victory over Marquette (3/11) … Tallied a career-high two goals in NCAA Tournament first round win over Air Force (5/11) … Also picked up two ground balls versus the Falcons … Provided a pair of assists in final regular season win over Boston University (5/4) … Scored a goal in ACC Tournament loss to Syracuse (4/25) … Had an assist in NCAA Championship game against Notre Dame.
Prep: A four-year letterwinner for Mike Hoppey at Ward Melville … A two-time high school All-American … Amassed 109 goals and 85 assists for 294 points in his scholastic career … Earned first team All-Metro honors in 2013 after tallying 58 goals and 38 assists … Led Ward Melville to the Class A New York State Championship in 2013 … Also selected to the 2013 Under Armour All-America squad and named the 2013 Team Freedom Most Valuable Player at the Champion Lacrosse Showcase … Had 39 goals and 29 assists as a junior to earn second team All-Metro recognition … Named to the All-County squad as a sophomore … Also lettered three years in soccer as a goalie … Named all-league and all-county during his soccer career.
Personal: Son of John and Helene Bruckner … father played football at the United State Merchant Marine Academy and was inducted into the USMMA Hall of Fame in 2007 … Uncle, Nick played football at Syracuse and played three seasons with the New York Jets in the NFL … Sister, Amber, is a senior captain of the Wesleyan College field hockey team, while other sister, Helene, played field hockey for C.W. Post.