Hard-working righthanded pitcher ... battled injuries through first two college seasons ... has good moving fastball and effective changeup ... could help Tigers as a starter or reliever ... can be very good when he throws strikes ... helped Maryland Monarchs win the 2008 NABF 18-Under national championship in Mississippi ... good student who has been named to Colonial Athletic Association Commissioner’s List three times.
2012 SEASON: Pitched in 11 games, all in relief ... had an 0-1 record ... pitched 7.2 innings and struck out 10 batters ... experienced control issues and walked 15 batters ... also threw five wild pitches ... pitched 0.1 innings of Tigers’ combined shutout against UMBC ... threw 0.2 innings of relief in loss at Louisiana Lafayette ... suffered loss in relief against Buffalo, allowing two runs on four hits in 1.1 innings ... had three strikeouts against Buffalo ... threw 0.1 inning of win at Delaware State ... allowed two runs in one inning at William & Mary ... pitched 0.2 innings of relief in 8-6 victory over Delaware State ... allowed three runs in one inning of Tigers’ loss at Elon ... pitched one inning of relief and gave up a run at UNC Wilmington ... threw 0.2 innings of scoreless relief against Hofstra.
2011 SEASON: Pitched in 12 games and made one start ... struggled with control for most of season ... pitched 9.2 innings and walked 13 batters while hitting three batters with a pitch ... did not figure in any decisions ... had a 11.17 E.R.A. ... pitched two-thirds of a shutout inning in Tigers’ win over Northwestern ... pitched one shutout inning against Maryland Eastern Shore ... also threw a scoreless inning at UMBC.
2010 SEASON: Appeared in 21 games and made five starts ... posted a 2-5 record with one save ... fourth on team with 48.0 innings pitched ... struck out 40 batters and issued 23 walks ... earned a save in college debut, pitching three innings of three-hit ball in 8-1 win over North Carolina A&T ... had two strikeouts against the Aggies ... threw 1.1 innings of shutout ball at Maryland in 4-2 loss ... had four strikeouts in two innings of relief in 12-3 win over Mount St. Mary’s ... earned first collegiate win in 12-7 victory at James Madison ... pitched one-third of an inning in relief at JMU and earned victory when Tigers rallied to win ... picked up second victory of season in 17-6 victory over UMBC with three innings of two-hit relief ... helped Tigers to a win at UNC Wilmington by pitching three innings of one-hit relief ... led Tigers to a 14-8 victory over Georgia State with 2.1 innings of relief ... pitched six effective innings of relief against Virginia Commonwealth, allowing one run on five hits with six strikeouts ... made first career start at Delaware and struck out seven in 13-4 loss ... also started at Old Dominion and received a no-decision in Tigers’ 6-5 victory in 12 innings ... pitched 6.1 innings at ODU and allowed three runs on seven hits ... allowed one earned run in four innings of 10-5 loss to Maryland ... threw 1.2 innings of one-hit relief in 19-9 victory over George Mason.
BACKGROUND: Three-year starter at North County High School ... two-year co-captain for Coach Wayne Feuerherd, a Towson graduate who pitched for the Tigers ... first team All-Anne Arundel County pick who had a 4-1 record with a 1.47 E.R.A. as a senior ... also batted .466 with nine doubles and 22 RBI’s ... posted a 1.22 E.R.A. as a sophomore ... helped the Knights win 45 games in three years ... led North County to regional semi-finals in 2009 ... chosen to play in the Brooks Robinson Senior All-Star Game at Camden Yards ... four-time Scholar-Athlete Award winner.
PERSONAL: Lists grandparents as the people he admires most ... hobbies include watching movies ... favorite athlete is the late Nick Adenhart of the Los Angeles Angels ... favorite book is “The Natural” by Bernard Malamud ... lists Will Ferrell as favorite actor ... favorite movie is “The Rookie” ... favorite musicians are Jason Aldean and Lil Wayne ... son of Joseph and Mary Louis Bronakoski ... born on August 19, 1991 in Glen Burnie, Md. ... major is sport management.