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Brooke Kuhlman


Player profile

(Updated October 2018)
Naples, Fla.
high school
Barron Collier


Year Overall Tournament Dual
2016 7-1 5-1 2-0
2017 22-14 0-0 22-14
2018 26-9 0-0 26-9
Total 55-24 (.697) 5-1 (.833) 50-24 (.676)


  • ACC Academic Honor Roll (2018)
  • CCSA Preseason All-Conference Team (2018)
  • AVCA All-American (2017)
  • DiG Magazine All-American (2017)
  • All CCSA First-Team (2017)
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll (2017)
  • CCSA Academic Honor Roll (2016)
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll (2016)

JUNIOR (2018):

Finished her junior campaign in the top-10 on the team with 25 wins … Started off the season paired with fellow AVCA All-American Vanessa Freire … Kuhlman/Freire went 5-4 all at the No. 2 position, picking up wins over FAU, Georgia State and College of Charleston, and earned both clinching points against St. Petersburg College’s Goncalves/Martins in FSU’s two matches against the Titans …  Teamed up with Francesca Goncalves, where the pair primarily played at the No. 3 position … They went 4-2, picking up wins over Hawaii’s Monkhouse/Martin in FSU’s  4-1 victory over the Rainbow Wahine, and over USC’s Dennis/Hallgren, both in straight sets … Won back-to-back straight-set wins in FSU’s victories over Houston Baptist and Jacksonville … Went 1-1 with Macy Jerger at the No. 2 position, defeating Loyola Marymount’s Kovac/Prichard … Played a majority of the season paired up with Molly McBain at the No. 4 position … the two went 15-3 (fifth-best on the team), picking up eight ranked wins and clinching four matches for the Seminoles … The pair lost their first match against UCLA’s Zappia/May, but went on to win the next eight, contributing to eight FSU wins … Kuhlman/McBain earned ranked wins over FIU, Grand Canyon, and Houston Baptist in that stretch, clinching the win over FIU … After falling to LSU’s Davenport/Allen, the pair went on another winning streak, picking up six straight wins, five of which came at the CCSA Championship … The pair was leading the match in the No. 4 position against LSU’s Davenport/Allen in the CCSA Championship Finals before the win was clinched at No. 5 … at the NCAA Tournament, the two edged out two close redemption wins over UCLA’s Zappia/May, including a win in the National Championship match.


Earned All CCSA First-Teams Honors with partner Leigh Andrew… won her first two appearances at the one position against No. 10 LSU (21-10, 21-17) and No.9 Stetson (21-18, 21-19) with partner Leigh Andrew during the Stetson Spring Break Invitational (March 5) … the duo played 29 matches together, going 18-11… they played 28 of their 29 matches at the No. 1 position (17-11) … played one match at the No. 2 position (1-0) …defeated 14 ranked teams while paired with Andrew… the two took down UCLA, Hawaii, Pepperdine, South Carolina, FIU, TCU and grand Canyon…Kuhlman along with Andrew recorded the match clinching point over Pepperdine (April 14) to lead Florida State to their first win over Pepperdine in School History… played with Vanessa Freire for seven matches… the pair posted a 4-3 record… the two went 0-1 at the No.1 position and 4-2 at the No. 2 position…with Andrew went the two went 7-2 in the post season (4-1 at the CCSA Championship and 3-1 at the NCAA Championship)…defeated South Carolina (Adrianna Culbert/Katie Smith), UCLA (Nicole McNamara/Megan McNamara) and Hawaii (Morgan Martin/Mikayla Tucker) in the NCAA National Championship.

FRESHMAN (2016):

Appeared in eight matches during her first season at Florida State … finished her freshman campaign with an overall record of 7-1 including a 2-0 mark in dual-match play…went 1-0 at both the No. 3 and 4 positions … made her collegiate debut against Houston Baptist (March 19) and recorded a straight set victory at the third spot with Vanessa Freire … won in straight sets with Katie Horton at No. 4 against UNC Wilmington (April 10) … captured the Pairs Bracket Play competition at the Siesta Key Tournament with Horton going a perfect 4-0 … defeated fellow teammates Cecilie Woie/Milica Kubura, 21-16, in the finals for the Siesta Key pairs title … partnered with Blyss Harkness at the LSU Beach Invitational and finished in a tie for third in the Purple Bracket Pairs Tournament after going 1-1.


A four-year varsity starter at Barron Collier High School … named captain as a senior … broke the single-season kills record with 375 at Barron Collier as a senior … a three-year All-County honoree (2013, 2014 & 2015) … named MVP on her team as a senior year … garnered 6A District Player of the Year accolades in 2015 … graduated Summa Cum Laude and was a member of the National Honor Society as a junior and senior.


Played club volleyball with USA South … selected for the A1 USVA National Beach team during the summer of 2015.


Daughter of Holly and Bill Kuhlman … Exploratory Major … Member of SAAC for 2018-19 school year … Dad Bill played football at Bowling Green State University … born on August 5, 1997.