Prior to Kent State
• Transferred to Kent State by way of North Carolina State.
• Played high school ball for American Heritage High School in Florida for head coach Todd Fitz-Gerald, posting a 9-1 record and a 2.36 ERA as a senior in 2009. Registered 78 strikeouts and held opposing hitters to a .198 batting average, earning second-team all-state honors.
• Transferred to American Heritage from Massillon High School.
• Selected by the Boston Red Sox in the 32nd round of the 2009 MLB First-Year Player Draft.
• Born in Akron, Ohio.
• Son of David Bruno. Sibling is Madison Clark.
• Enjoys playing video games, camping, fishing and listening to music.
• Lists his grandma as the person he admires the most.
• Pre-game ritual is to put a dime in his back pocket.
• Is creeped out most by runny ketchup.
• Would like to visit Hawaii.
• Majoring in communication studies.