GVSU wins game one 5-2, falls 7-6 in the nightcap
Lakers' four-game winning streak is snapped
Lakers get six shutout innings from Nietfeldt, Aracena goes deep again
Brugnoni drives in five runs, Lakers tally 18 hits in the game
GVSU senior Giancarlo Brugnoni hit a two-run homer in the Lakers' 12-6 win at Southern Indiana on Sunday, setting the Laker career record with his 33rd roundtripper
GVSU head baseball coach Jamie Detillion - along with players Giancarlo Brugnoni, Anthony Campanella, and Kevin Zak - preview the team's 2013 season
Steve Lyon, Steve Anderson, and Giancarlo Brugnoni talk about GVSU's 11th straight trip to the NCAA Tournament
GVSU head coach Steve Lyon, outfielder Steve Anderson, and first baseman Giancarlo Brugnoni talk about the team's recent GLIAC Tournament championship and the upcoming NCAA Midwest Regional Tournament
Sophomore Giancarlo Brugnoni talks about his incredible stretch of four homers in four straight at-bats in a doubleheader sweep of Tiffin on Apr. 14
GVSU vs Tampa (College World Series - May 31, 2013)
GVSU vs Tampa (College World Series - May 30, 2013)
GVSU vs Minnesota State (College World Series - May 25, 2013)
2013: NCBWA Honorable Mention All-American...ABCA First Team All-Midwest Region...NCBWA First Team All-Midwest Region...Daktronics Second Team All-Midwest Region...Second Team All-GLIAC...Midwest Region All-Tournament Team...GLIAC All-Tournament Team...Started all 57 games...Hit .321 with 47 runs, 59 hits, 15 doubles, 13 home runs, 55 RBI, six stolen bases and slugged .636...Led the team in slugging (.636), RBI (55), triples (2), home runs (13), total bases (117) and walks (27)...Led the team with 12 multi-RBI games and had 16 multi-hit games...Ended the season with 32 career home runs, tied for the GVSU all-time record...Tied a GVSU single-game record with seven RBI against Charleston (3/9), when he went 3-for-4 with three runs, two home runs and seven RBI...Began the year on a seven-game hitting streak and hit safely in eight of the first nine games...Hit .484 with 12 runs, 15 hits, five home runs and 20 RBI with a 1.161 slugging percentage in the first nine games of the year on the Florida Spring Break trip...Named to GLIAC All-Tournament Team after hitting .444 with five runs, one home run, five RBI and a .722 slugging percentage...Named to Midwest Region All-Tournament Team after hitting .353 with four runs, three doubles, a home run, four RBI and a .706 slugging percentage...Ended the season on a 16-game reached base streak...Had two games in which he hit two home runs (3/9 vs Charleston; 4/21 vs Lake Erie)...Went 1-for-1 with two runs, two RBI, a double and three walks against Franklin Pierce (5/29) in the College World Series.
2012: ABCA and Daktronics First Team All-Midwest Region...NCBWA Second Team All-Midwest Region...GLIAC Tournament MVP...First Team All-GLIAC...Played in 56 games (55 starts)...Hit .339 with 41 runs, 60 hits, 48 RBI, 116 total bases and had a .441 on-base percentage...Led the team with 15 home runs and a .655 slugging percentage...His 15 home runs was the second most in a single season in GVSU history...Had 16 multi-hit games and 10 multi-RBI games...Tied an NCAA Division II record with four home runs in four straight at-bats during a doubleheader against Tiffin (4/14)...Went 3-for-3 with three runs, five RBI, two home runs and a triple in game one, then went 2-for-3 with two runs, three RBI and two home runs in game two...Went 2-for-4 with two runs, three RBI and two home runs at Saginaw Valley (4/7)...Went 2-for-3 with two runs, six RBI and a grand slam against Wayne State (5/12) in the GLIAC Championship game.
2011: Second Team All-GLIAC...Played in 47 games (36 starts)...Hit .349 with 35 runs, 45 hits, three home runs and 30 RBI while tallying a .450 slugging percentage... Was third on the team in sacrifice flies (5)...Had 14 multi-hit games and seven multi-RBI games including a five RBI performance...Had GVSU's only multi-HR game when he hit a three-run homer and a solo homer in back-to-back at bat's against Tiffin (4/17).
2010: Medical redshirt...Played in 10 games...Hit one home run and drove in two runs.
High School: Prepped at Warren De La Salle High School...Played for Brian Kelly...Led Pilots to 2009 State Championship...Earned Catholic All-League honors as a senior...Hit .411 with 44 hits, 37 runs scored, 54 RBI, 14 home runs, eight doubles and a triple as a senior...Named to the 2009 National High School Baseball Coaches Association All District First Team...Missed nearly all of sophomore and junior years due to injury.
Personal: Son of Raffael and Rosanne Brugnoni...Biology major.