8 BriAnne Bruni
    BriAnne Bruni

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Bristol, Conn.

    High School:
    Bristol Central

    Height:
    5-6

    Position:
    M


    AT PROVIDENCE: 2003 ... Started in all 17 of the Friars' games ... Collected a career-high 10 points on four goals and two assists ... Scored game-winning goals against Rhode Island (9/21/03) Seton Hall (10/19/03) ... Inducted into the National College Athlete Honor Society (Chi Alpha Sigma) ... 2002 ... Started all 18 games as a sophomore for the Friars ... Tallied nine points on four goals and one assist ... Scored the game-winning goals against Marist (9/15/02) and Holy Cross (10/30/02) ... 2001 ... Played in 17 games as a freshman and started 16 ... Was the fifth leading scorer on the team with two goals and two assists (six points) ... Recorded one goal and one assist in her collegiate debut as PC defeated Marist, 3-1 (8/31/01) ... Tallied the lone goal in PC's 2-1 loss at St. John's (9/5/01) ... Assisted on the game-winning goal as the Friars defeated Holy Cross, 2-1, in overtime in the season finale (10/30/01) ... Earned BIG EAST Academic All-Star honors.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Earned First Team All-State honors for three years at Bristol Central High School and was a captain her senior year ... Garnered All-New England honors in her final year ... Also named as a National All-American Scholar Athlete ... Completed her high school career with 262 points (97 goals, 68 assists)...Holds the all-time city record for most career goals, including 37 in 2000 ... Led Bristol Central to back-to-back 16-0 seasons and conference championships ... Was the conference's top scorer for four straight years and was named MVP for four years ... Former teammate of Kate Kearney in the Olympic Development National Championship team ... Finished sixth in her class as she earned a 4.249 GPA.

    PERSONAL: Born April 14, 1983 ... Daughter of Thomas and Darlene Bruni ... Has two older sisters and a younger sister, Gabrielle, who also plays soccer at Providence ... Majoring in Marketing.

    CAREER STATS YEAR GP/GS SH G A PTS 2001 17/16 20 2 2 6 BIG EAST 6/5 4 1 0 2 2002 18/18 21 4 1 9 BIG EAST 6/6 9 0 0 0 2003 17/17 24 4 2 10 BIG EAST 6/6 8 0 1 1 TOTAL 52/51 65 10 5 25 BIG EAST 18/17 21 1 1 3