Sierra Brooks
Sierra Brooks
Birth Date: 12/21/1991
Height: 5-8
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Covina, Calif.
High School: Charter Oak
Position: Sprints

Sierra Brooks capped her sophomore season with a fifth-place finish in the 100 meters at the Big West Championships ... ran a season-best 12.02 in the prelims before running 12.14 in the final ... also qualified for the 200 meter final but did not compete ... clocked a career-best time of 24.50 in the 200 at the Asics/Steve Scott Invitational ... also ran the third leg of the Matadors' 4x100 relay team than finished second at the conference championships in 46.13 ... finished 15th in qualifying in the 60 meters (7.71) at the MPSF Indoor Championships ... her time matches the top indoor time of her career ... placed 21st in the 200 meters in lifetime-best 25.13 ... earned MPSF All-Academic honors following the indoor season.

Brooks made her first trip to the NCAA West Region Championships as a member of Northridge's 4x100 relay team ... the Matadors ran 45.86 and failed to advance out of the preliminary round ... finished third in the 100 meters in her first Big West Championship ... ran 12.08 in the final after clocking a season-best 11.88 in the prelims ... also placed sixth in the 200 meters running a season-best 24.52 ... ran the third leg of the conference champion 4x100 meter relay team that posted a season-best 45.34 ... ran an indoor season-best 7.71 in the 60 meters in the prelims of the MPSF Indoor Championships ... also posted a season-best in the 200 with a time of 25.20 in the prelims.

Competed as a sprinter for the track & field team at Charter Oak High School in Covina, Calif. ... was a four-year team captain ... earned First Team All-Miramonte League honors as well as team MVP honors for the Chargers ... specialized in the 100 and 200 meters ... graduated in 2009 with a 3.0 grade point average.

Born December 21, 1991 in Glendale, Calif. ... parents are Linda Brooks and Randy Taylor ... has one sister, Shauntel who also attended the University of San Diego ... was also recruited by Oklahoma, Fresno State and Arizona ... favorites include the Denver Nuggets, former U.S. sprinter Marion Jones, actors Halle Berry and Tyrese and Mexican food ... likes to chant as a pre-meet ritual ... says the best thing about being an athlete is "getting fit and meeting new people" ... major is Kinesiology.

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