Brooke Vessey
Brooke  Vessey

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Redlands, Calif.

High School:
Redlands HS

Height:
5-2

Event:
Fly, Free, Back

Experience:
3V

Named one of four team captains for the 2009-10 season.

SAN DIEGO STATE 2009-10
Was named to the all-Mountain West Conference team after finishing third in both the 100 and 200 butterfly at the 2010 MWC Championships in Oklahoma City ... Was a member of SDSU's winning 400 medley relay squad at that meet and also finished 11th in the 100 backstroke ... Set the San Diego State record in the 200 fly with a time of 2:01.70 ... Also recorded the second-fastest time in school history in the 100 fly (55.23) ... Her mark of 56.02 in the 100 back in the fifth-best time ever for an Aztec swimmer ... Member of the SDSU record-setting 200 and 400 medley relay teams ... Had a pair of firsts and three second-place finishes in the 100 fly in dual meet competition ... Was a regular on the 200-medley relay squad that was first at five dual meets during the season ... Competed in the 400 medley relay at the U.S. Nationals in Irvine, Calif., in August 2010.

SAN DIEGO STATE 2008-09
Earned all-Mountain West Conference honors after finishing sixth in the 100 butterfly at the league championship meet in Oklahoma City ... Her time of 55.69 set a new SDSU school record ... Also recorded the sixth-best time ever for an Aztec in the 50 free ... Her top time in the 100 back ranks ninth on the SDSU all-time list ... Swam on two relays teams that set school records including the 200 free relay and 200 medley relay ... Captured first place in seven events in dual meet competition ... Member of the MWC all-academic team.

SAN DIEGO STATE 2007-08
Tied for first on the Aztec season leader boards in the 50 free ... Also held the team's second-fastest time in the 100 butterfly ... Set a personal best in the 100 backstroke at Utah ... Captured the 100 back at Colorado College ... Added another individual victory vs. the University of San Diego when she finished ahead of the pack in the 100 fly ... Swam the first leg on the 200 medley relay squad that established the third-fastest time in school history at the Mountain West Conference championships ... Also a member of the squad that owns the fifth-best mark at SDSU in the 400 medley relay ... Member of the Aztec water polo team.

HIGH SCHOOL
Earned four varsity letters as a swimmer at Redlands High School where she was coached by Erik Dahnke ... A three-time all-Citrus Belt League selection ... Placed fourth in the 100 butterfly at the CIF Division I championships in 2005 ... Had an eighth-place finish (100 fly ) at the same meet in 2007 ... Hold team record in the 100 backstroke ... Also played water polo ... Two-time Citrus Belt League MVP ... Earned all-league honors four years in a row ... Named the CIF Division V MVP as a senior ... Competed as a member of the SDSU water polo team.

PERSONAL
Brooke Elizabeth Vessey was born Dec. 9, 1988, in Redlands, Calif. ... Daughter of Ann and Jim Vessey ... Father played baseball at UCLA and mother was a field hockey player at Missouri ... Sister, Jamie, completed her eligibility with the Aztec swimming and water polo teams last season and is now the swim program's volunteer assistant coach ... Lists beach volleyball player Misty May as her favorite athlete ... Majoring in criminal justice ... would like to pursue a career as a trauma/transplant team nurse.

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