32 - Katie Brooks
Katie Brooks
Height: 5-9
Year: RS Junior
Hometown: Maryville, Tenn.
Position: Guard
Last School: UMBC
Specialties: 1VL

As a Redshirt Junior: Played in all 30 contests, starting the last 23 ... Ranked 189th among all NCAA Division I players in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.14) ... Also ranked 172nd in assists per game nationally ... In the Atlantic Sun, finished foruth in assist-to-turnover ratio and fifth in assists per game ... Led the Bruins in assists with a total 105 ... Finished first campaign with the Bruins second on the team in minutes played (833), field goals made (83), free throws made (52) and steals (28) ... Was third on the team in points (218) and points per game (7.3) ... Scored in double figures on 10 occasions ... Perfect at the charity stripe nine times ... Shot 50 percent or better from the floor nine times ... Pulled down a season-high three offensive rebounds against Indiana (11/18) ... Logged season-high 40 minutes versus Austin Peay (12/18) ... Matched season high of eight rebounds against Texas State (12/21) ... Also had a season-high eight assists against TSU ... Went 8-for-8 at the charity stripe at Jacksonville (1/4) ... Finished wiht a season-high four steals against Florida Gulf Coast (1/12) ... Knocked down two blocks versus Stetson (1/14) ... Recorded season-high eight field goals en route to scoring a season-high 18 points against North Florida (1/26).

2010-11: Sat out season due to NCAA transfer regulations ... Earned Atlantic Sun All-Academic honors.

Prior to Belmont: Spent two years at the University of Maryland Baltimore County ... Was Retrievers' third-leading scorer for two consecutive seasons, averaging 8.8 points per game over her time at UMBC ... Two-time America East Rookie of the Week selection ... Averaged 9.3 points per game as a freshman ... Second on the team in assists and averaged 3.3 rebounds per game ... Set UMBC's program record for free throws made (16 of 22) in a single game ... Twice named America East Player of the Game as a freshman ... Named to the Seton Hall Basketball Classic All-Tournament Team ... MVP of Iona Thanksgiving Classic.


Prep:
Prepped at Heritage High under coach Rick Howard ... 2008 Blount County Player of the Year ... Blount Today Player of the Year honors ... Four-time All-County, All-District and All-Tournament selection ... All-Region honoree ... Earned All-State honors as a senior .. Second all-time leading scorer at HHS, scoring more than 1,900 points ... Helped HHS team to the regular season District 4AAA title in 2008 ... Also named league MVP ... Named one of the Top 25 Prospects in Tennessee by Tennessee Hoops Magazine.


Personal: 
Born Katelyn Joy Brooks on May 4, 1990 in Maryville, Tennessee ... Daughter of James and Susan Brooks ... Has two brothers, Ben and Daniel ... Lists greatest sports thrill as hitting the game winning shot against one of her high school rivals ... Favorite athletes are Michael Jordan, Steve Nash and Tamika Catchings ... Lists favorite books as The Bible and the Twilight Saga ... Favorite singers are Rascal Flatts, The Fray, Jason Aldean, and anything country ... Majoring in Exercise Science.

 

Career Highs (*Most Recent Listed)

Points- 18 vs. North Florida January 26, 2012

Rebounds- *8 vs. Texas State December 21, 2011

Assists- 8 vs. Texas State December 21, 2011

Blocks- 2 vs. Stetson Janaury 14, 2012

Steals- 4 vs. FGCU January 12, 2012

FG- 8 vs. North Florida January 26, 2012

FGA- 18 vs. North Florida January 26, 2012

3FG- N/A

3FGA- *1 vs. Jacksonville March 1, 2012

FT- 8 at Jacksonville January 4, 2012

FTA- 8 at Jacksonville January 4, 2012

Minutes- 40 vs. Austin Peay December 18, 2011