Coach Bruns played Division 1 lacrosse at Campbell University from 2013 to 2017. She was one of 13 girls picked for the inaugural team at Campbell in 2013. In 2014 April started as a sophomore and was rewarded academically with the Big South Presidential Honor Roll. Her junior and senior year she started all games on the camel defense and was one of five players to appear and start all 19 games my senior year. April captained the team to their best record year making it to the Big South Championship in her 5th year and left Campbell with a Bachelors in Business Administration and Marketing, as well as a minor in Studio Art. April is originally from Vienna, VA and started playing lacrosse her freshman year of high school. She went on to love the sport and captained the George C. Marshall high school team for three years. She was second-team all-district choice as a senior and sophomore and honorable mention all-district her junior year. Before she was recruited by Campbell University she played on the Cardinal Lacrosse travel team and DC Lax travel team. She went on to assistant coach the DC Lax travel team during college with her former highschool head coach.