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.
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