AS A JUNIOR IN 2010-11
At the NCAA Championships, a member of the 200 free relay squad that tied for 5th ... Competed in five events at the PCSC Championships ... Best result was a 2nd place finish in the 100 breast with a time of 56.42 ... Placed 6th in the 200 IM with a time of 1:53.75 ... A member of the 200 medley relay team that placed 8th.
CAL STATE BAKERSFIELD
Competed for the Roadrunners during the 2007-08 and 2008-09 school years ... As a freshman, earned the squad's top time in the 100 breast (57.86), a mark he achieved at the Conference USA Championships ... Also as a freshman, swam a 1:55.39 in the 200 IM at the C-USA Championships and a season-best 2:10.58 in the 200 breast, the second-fastest on the team ... As a sophomore, led CSUB's breaststrokers for a second consecutive season, turning in top times of 58.40 in the 100 breast and 2:11.56 in the 200 breast, achieving both season-best marks at the Conference USA Championships.
A 2007 graduate of East Bakersfield High School in Bakersfield ... Swam for the Blades for four years and was named the Bakersfield Californian's Swimmer of the Year in 2006 ... Also competed in soccer at EBHS.
Born July 19, 1989 in Santa Barbara ... Parents are Keith Bracke and Paula Fitzgerald ... Has an older sister named Courtney ... Enjoys surfing in his free time ... Favorite pro team is the San Diego Chargers.
2011 NCAA Division II National Championships
200 IM - 1:50.44 (Prelims) - 13th Place
200 IM - 1:53.93 (B Final) - 8th place (16th overall)
200 Free Relay Split - 20.69 (Prelims) - 5th Place
200 Free Relay Split - 20.73 (Finals) - T-5th Place
100 Breast - 56.01 (Prelims) - 11th Place
100 Breast - 56.63 (B Final) - 8th Place (16th overall)
200 Breast - 2:06.64 (Prelims) - 18th Place