|Hometown:||Belle Terre, N.Y.|
|High School:||Ward Melville|
|Career Statistics||2014||2015|| 2016
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.