Joe Bruckart
Joe Bruckart

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jamul, CA

High School:
Valhalla HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 175

Event:
Free/IM/Fly

Birthdate:
11/14/1980

Experience:
3V

JUNIOR in 2001-02: Finished seventh at the 2002 U.S. Summer National Championships in the 200 IM (2:03.73) and will represent the U.S. at the World University Games next summer in Korea...earned All-America honors, placing ninth in the 200 individual medley (1:45.72), 10th in the 200 free (1:36.28) and helping the 800 free relay team to a fourth-place finish (6:27.01) at the NCAA Championships...his time of 1:45.72 in the 200 IM set a new school record...notched third-place finishes in the 200 free (1:35.87) and 200 IM (1:46.05) and a fourth place finish in the 200 fly (1:45.33) at the Pac-10 Championships...on Cal's all-time Top 10 list with a school record in the 200 IM (1:45.72), third-best time in the 200 fly (1:45.33) and the seventh-best times in the 200 free (1:35.87) and 800 free relay (6:27.01).

SOPHOMORE in 2000-01: Qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 200 IM, 200 free and 200 fly...was also a member of the Bears' 800 free relay...placed 10th in the nation in the 200 free...at the Pac-10 Championships was seventh in the 200 IM, eighth in the 200 free and 10th in the 200 fly.

FRESHMAN IN 1999-2000: Qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 200m IM, 200m free, 200m fly and was a member of the Bears' 800m free relay...at the NCAA meet led off Cal's 800m free relay which placed 11th...placed fifth in the 200 free, ninth in the 200 fly, and ninth in the 200 IM at the Pac-10 Championships...also was on the Bears' 800 free relay that placed fourth at the Pac-10 meet.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 1999 graduate of Valhalla High School...was a four-time Grossmont South League Swimmer of the Year and a four-time team MVP...held seven of his high school's swim records, including bests of 1:37.87 in the 200 free and 1:49.55 in the 200 IM...his time of 1:37.87 in the 200 free broke the Junior National West record...helped lead his team to the league championship in 1998 and '99 and was a member of the San Diego Imperial All-Star Team in 1997.

PERSONAL: Majoring in interdisciplinary studies with a focus in international trade and corporate strategy...parents are Bob and Carla Bruckart...born November 14, 1980 in San Diego, CA.

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200 Free	1:35.87
200 Fly	1:45.33
200 IM	1:45.72
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