2007: Made 17 appearances out of the Valpo bullpen ... was tied for third on the team in appearances ... earned first collegiate victory in relief May 11 at Oakland ... struck out two at Northwestern .... tossed a season-high 2.2 innings at Oral Roberts ... had a stretch of four straight games without allowing a run and three straight without a hit in mid-April ... named to the Mid-Continent Conference All-Academic Team.

2006: Appeared in 10 games out of the bullpen for the Crusaders ... struck out a season high three against Northern Illinois in 1.2 innings ... threw two innings against both IPFW and Indiana ... tossed .2 scoreless innings at Notre Dame.

2005: Played on Valpo’s reserve team.

Prep: Led the Friars to three Chicago Catholic League titles ... a three-year letterwinner ... helped team to the regional championship in 2003 ... named a Chicago Catholic League All-Star in 2004.

Personal: Patrick is the son of Dennis and Colleen Bracco ... major is sports management ... born December 1, 1985.