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Jack

Bruckner

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Midfielder
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 205
Year: Senior
Hometown: Belle Terre, N.Y.
High School: Ward Melville

Bio

 Career Statistics   2014   2015  2016
  2017

Career: A three-year starter on attack … Graduated with 197 points from 146 goals and 51 assists … Departed Duke ranked 15th on the career list in points and eighth in career goals … 2017 All-ACC … 2017 Team Captain … Finished his career on a 55-game point streak and 16-game goal scoring streak … 2017 USILA All-America Honorable Mention … 2017 USILA Scholar All-America … Three-time ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2017: Started all 18 games on attack … Team Captain … All-ACC … USILA All-America honorable mention … Ranked second on the team in scoring with 65 points from 47 goals and 18 assists … The 47 tallies are tied for 16th in Duke single-season history … Ranked second in the ACC and 15th nationally with 2.61 goals per game and fourth  in the conference in points per game (3.61) … Scored at least two points in all 18 games … Registered nine hat tricks and had five games with at least five points … Scored a career-high eight points from six goals and two assists in victory over Virginia (4/15) … Tallied four goals and five points overall to lead Duke to 15-7 victory over No. 12 Loyola (3/11) and earn ACC Offensive Player of the Week recognition … Threw in four goals to earn a second ACC Offensive Player of the Week honor and push Duke to a 11-8 win against Notre Dame (4/8) … Netted six points versus Cleveland State (2/12) … In the four ACC regular season games, compiled 18 goals and 21 points … Registered five points at No. 5 Syracuse (3/25) … Had four goals in comeback victory at North Carolina (4/2) to lead into his performances against the Fighting Irish and Cavaliers … Had two goals in ACC Tournament setback to Notre Dame … Named to ACC All-Tournament Team … Finished his career with three goals and an assist for four points against Ohio State … USILA Scholar All-America … All-ACC Academic Team … ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2016: Started all 19 games on attack … Became the 47th Blue Devil to score 100 career points … Had at least one point in all 19 games and registered nine hat tricks … Ranked second on the team in goals with 45 and fourth in overall points with 59 … His 45 goals rank 17th in Duke history … Ranked fourth in the ACC and 18th nationally in shot percentage (.429) … Tied for the team lead with six man-up goals … Scored a season-high six goals in NCAA Tournament first round game at Loyola (5/14) … Had seven points from five goals and two assists versus Georgetown (3/19) … Netted four goals in 16-1 win over Marquette (4/22) … Notched at least five points in eight games … Led all offensive players in ground balls with 39 … Picked up at least two ground balls in 13 outings ... ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2015: Started at attack in all 18 games … Ranked second on the team in goals with 47 and third in points with 60 … 47 goals rank 14th in Duke single season history … Ranked fourth in the ACC and 20th nationally in goals per game (2.61) … Scored a team-high five man-up goals … Had at least three goals nine times … Tallied a career-high seven goals in the 15-8 win over ACC foe Virginia (4/12) to help clinch a spot in the ACC Tournament … Garnered ACC and national player of the week honors following his performance against the Cavaliers … The seven goals were the most since Zach Howell had seven in 2011 … Registered five scores in the ACC Championship versus Syracuse (4/26) … Named to the ACC All-Tournament team have his six points on the weekend … Also had five goals and six points overall in Duke’s 17-11 win at Stony Brook (4/15) … Had at least one point in all 18 games and a goal in 16 … Registered multiple goals in 12 outings … ACC Academic Honor Roll.  

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 ... Also has a younger brother Nick. 

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