Michael Bruggemann
Michael Bruggemann
Birth Date: 10/25/1979
Height: 5-10
Year: Senior
Hometown: Honolulu, Hawaii
High School: Punahou HS
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AS A JUNIOR IN 2001-02: Represented Santa Clara at the 2001 World TeamTennis (WTT) National Collegiate Tennis Championships with Victor Camargo...met World TeamTennis founder Billie Jean King while in San Diego... posted a 16-14 doubles record with four partners... moved into the eighth spot for career combined doubles victories with a 42-31 record.

AS A RS SOPHOMORE IN 2000-01: Earned first team all-West Coast Conference honors in doubles with partner Ryan Livesay, after going 15-9 at the No. 1 position... went 19-12 overall, the best single-season mark in school history... the tandem also gained the program's first-ever victory over a ranked doubles team, an 8-6 victory over California's Kintz and Barnes, ranked 31st at the March meeting... also defeated a regionally-ranked duo from Sacramento State... returned to the singles lineup in mid-March with a straight-set victory over Gonzaga's Shaun Whitney.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 1999-2000: Redshirted the season after undergoing three elbow surges in February, March and April.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 1998-99: Posted an 8-7 record in singles, all out of the 4-6 positions... was in four different doubles combinations, finishing with a 6-5 mark... finished 4-0 in singles against WCC opponents with wins over USF (twice), Gonzaga and Saint Mary's... paired with Jeremy Testwuide for a 8-6 doubles win over Portland in the West Coast Conference Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letterwinner at Punahou High School in Honolulu, Hawaii... played for head coach Rusty Komori... led team to four straight state championships... captured state doubles title as a senior... finished his senior season with a 20-0 doubles record... also finished second in the state singles championship as a junior... named All-State in 1997 and `98 and All-Conference 1995-98... lettered in football and volleyball... earned honorable mention all-conference honors in football.

PERSONAL: Full name is Michael Albert Bruggemann... born October 25, 1979 in Honolulu, Hawaii... parents are Robert and Liliana Bruggemann... father is a Santa Clara graduate... has one sister, Jessica, 24... majoring in economics with a general business minor.

Bruggemann's Career Statistics

YearSingles DualSingles OverallDoubles DualDoubles Overall
19995-48-74-16-4
20000-01-20-00-1
20011-02-116-920-12
20020-01-412-1216-14
20036-117-1611-1119-13
Career12-1519-3043-3361-44

Getting to Know Mike

Favorite Athlete: Michael Jordan.
Favorite Pre-game Meal: A sandwich.
Why did you choose Santa Clara? Good academics.
Favorite aspect of SCU Athletics: It's a close-knit family.
Favorite Place on the SCU campus: Mission Gardens.
What are your interests away from sports? Playstation 2.
The biggest goal in your life is... to be happy.
Few people know that you... love Hawaiian music.
After your playing career is over, you'd like to be remembered as... a good person.