Junior claims ACC XC Scholar-Athlete award; six 'Noles named All-ACC Academic
Women's cross country team lands nation-leading six All-Academic honors from USTFCCCA
FSU's women dominated the mile and 3,000 meters at the Auburn Invitational
The FSU women finished fourth and the men 12th at NCAA Cross Country Championships
The FSU women's cross country team is gunning for a national title, while the men hunt another podium finish
Enters her final season of collegiate eligibility as one of the nation's top middle distance runners, after earning All-American honors in the 1,500 meters at the NCAA Championships...in her second season of cross country with the `Noles after contributing to FSU's ACC and NCAA South Regional titles, as well their NCAA runner-up finish...determined to have a greater impact on the team's success after scoring in the Seminoles' top five twice in 2010.
Cross Country - 2010: A transfer from the University of Birmingham (U.K.), Brooks was FSU's top finisher, placing second overall, in a dual meet with Boston University on the Franklin Park Course which served as a preview for the ACC Championships...finished 10th overall to earn NCAA All-South Region honors for the champion `Noles, covering the 6k course in 20:24...was in the lineup for FSU's NCAA Cross Country Championships runner-up finish...earned All-ACC Academic and USTFCCCA All-Academic team honors.
Track - 2011: Flourished in her first track seasons for the Seminoles, beginning with a fifth-place finish in the 800 at the ACC Indoor Championships...won both the 800 (2:04.88) and 1,500 (4:16.92) at the Kent Taylor Relays...set a new personal best in winning the 5,000 meters at the Florida Relays in 16:09.81...earned All-ACC honors with a third-place finish in the 5,000 at the conference outdoor championship...NCAA Outdoor Championships qualifier in the 1,500, where she placed sixth in 4:16.81; good for All-American honors...earned All-ACC Academic and USTFCCCA All-Academic honors.
Placed seventh in the 1,500 at the 2010 Aviva World Trials and UK Indoor Championships...won the 2009 BUCS Indoors 1,500 (4:26.27) and placed third in the BUCS Outdoors 1,500 (4:25.64)...ran a personal best 9:44.4 3,000 meters at the Crawley Athletic Club Easter Sunday Open...finished fourth at the England U23 Championships in the 800m (2:06.32) and later won the SEAA 800 U20/Senior Championships in Watford (2:05.78)...posted a season-best 4:22.23 1,500 at the England Senior Championships...second-place finisher at the 2008 BUCS Indoors in the 1,500...posted a 1,500 personal best at the 2007 British Milers Club Nike Grand Prix (4:19.56) to finish third...registered her personal best 800 (2:05.59) to reach finals at the European Junior Championships in 2007...dropped down to the 400 at the Ivy League Athletics competition and clocked a 57.29 personal best...was third in the 2006 English Schools Outdoor Championships in the 1,500 (4:25.63)...won the 2005 English Schools Outdoor title in the 800 (2:08.06).
Pursuing her master's degree at Florida State in sports psychology and plans to seek doctorate degree...aspires to a career in healthcare...an accomplished pianist...has been on the Dean's List both semesters at FSU...daughter of Peter and Alison Brooks...born June 25, 1988.
Cross Country: 6k - 20:24
Track: 800 - 2:04.71; 1,500 - 4:16.92; Mile (indoor) - 4:40.25; 3,000 - 9:17; 5,000 - 16:09.81