A strong-legged kicker who looks to emerge as Cal's starter during his senior season...has connected on 11 field goals over the last two seasons as a part-time starter ... continues to work on improving consistency.
1998: began the season as Cal's starter, but ended up splitting time with Tim Wolleck after an inconsistent performance in the first two games when he missed a 45-yarder vs. Houston and a 36-yarder vs. Nebraska ... biggest highlight came when he hit a game-winning 45-yard field goal with 11:01 left in the game at Oregon State ... that tied his career long ... finished the year hitting 5-of-9 field goals and 10-of-13 extra points.
1997: appeared in all 11 games, but handled kickoff duties only versus Arizona and Arizona State...was good on 6-of-10 field goal attempts, including two from beyond 40 yards out...one was a 45-yard field goal as the halftime gun sounded to get Cal back into the Cal-Stanford game at 21-10...also knocked home 18-of-24 PATs...opened season with a 5-for-5 PAT performance at Houston...drilled a pair of field goals the following week versus Oklahoma, including a 35-yarder...also was good on a 40-yard field goal at UCLA on Oct. 25...ended the year with a total of 36 points.
1995-96: spent two seasons as the primary back-up to Ryan Longwell, redshirting in 1995 and being a squad member in '96.
High School/Personal: Tied a state prep record with 16 field goals as a senior at Village Christian HS...connected on field goals from 60, 59, 65, 55, 54 and 49 yards while his shortest miss of the 1994 season was from 40 yards...was 75-of-77 on PATs during his career and put 79-of-86 career kickoffs into the endzone...also was a superior punter as a prep, earning first team all-state honors by Student Sports magazine after averaging more than 42 yards per punt as a senior...earned all-league honors three years in soccer as a prep...majoring in American studies at Cal...born Aug. 18, 1977 in Van Nuys, CA.
Brache's Career Statistics
Year FG FGA XP XPA PTS 1997 6 10 18 24 36 1998 5 9 10 13 25 Totals 11 19 28 37 61