2008 Season (Senior)
Earned Honorable Mention All-American honors for a third straight season by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches ... An Honorable Mention All-Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) selection ... The team's top scorer with 49 goals, tenth-best for a single season in school history ... Scored at least one goal in 25 of the 32 games ... Tallied two more or goals in 14 games ... Scored a season-high four goals in games against Michigan (2/24/08) and California (3/22/08) ... Ended her four year career with a school record 222 goals ... Finished third all-time in assists (106) and sixth in career steals (168) ... Voted to the Varsity 'N Academics Athletics Honor Roll ... Given the 2008 Matador Award, the "ultimate utility" award to honor a graduating senior who has been with the Matador program for four years and has adapted to a new role on the team each year.
2007 Season (Junior)
Led the Matadors with 62 goals, third-best for a single season in school history ... Amassed 46 assists, a new career-high ... Became the first Matador All-MPSF performer ... Also earned All-American honors.
2006 Season (Sophomore)
Brookes led the Matadors in scoring during the 2006 season with 72 goals, second-best for a single season in school history ... Garnered honorable mention All-American honors ... Posted multiple goals in 21 games ... Scored a season-high six goals twice during wins over Pacific (3/11/06) and Chapman (4/8/06) ... Tallied goals in 13 straight matches from Feb. 12 through Mar. 18 ... Scored at least one goal in all but four games ... Ranked third on the team with 47 steals ... Recorded a season-high five steals two times during games versus Cal State Bakersfield (2/3/06) and Claremont (2/25/06) ... Placed second on the squad with 25 assists ... Posted two assists in seven different games.
2005 Season (Freshman)
Brookes finished second on the team with 39 goals in her freshman season ... Also added 49 steals, which was third on the squad, and had 12 assists ... Led the Matadors in goals in eight matches and had 12 multiple-goal games ... Had six, three-goal matches, including hat tricks in wins against Cal State San Bernardino (2/5/05), Santa Clara (2/27/05), Redlands (3/12/05) and UC San Diego (4/2/05) ... recorded five steals in a win over Cal State Bakersfield (3/10/05) and four against UCSD (4/2/05).
Scripps Ranch High School:
Brookes prepped at Scripps Ranch High School in San Diego, Calif. ... Played water polo for four years and swam for three seasons ... Named team Most Valuable Player and second-team All-Western League as a senior, posting 62 goals and 72 steals during her final season ... Graduated in 2004.
Born on November 10, 1986 in San Diego, Calif. ... Mother is Cindi Lang and father is Rick Brookes ... has one younger sister, Mackenzie and one younger brother, Chuck ... Also recruited by San Diego State ... Favorites include the San Diego Padres, the television show "7th Heaven" and actor Matt Damon ... Says the best thing about being an athlete is traveling and having close friends, while the toughest thing is juggling school and practice with homework ... Once met baseball player Tony Gwynn ... Would not want to live without her cat ... Kinesiology major.