One of a nation-high 14 Sooners to be named a CRCA Scholar Athlete, the highest National Scholar-Athlete award ... Earned Academic All-Big 12 First Team honors ... Named to the Conference USA Academic Honor Roll ... Finished first in all four races in the varsity four at the OU Invitational ... Finished first in three of the four second varsity eight races at the Longhorn Invitational ... Rowed in the second varsity eight race that placed fourth in the San Diego Crew Classic ... Placed second in both second varsity eight races against Michigan and Ohio State ... Rowed in the second varsity eight that finished second in the Big 12 Championship.
Awards and Honors
2011 Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Scholar-Athlete ... Member of the 2011 Big 12 Academic At-Large Team.
Finished fifth in the grand final of the Oak Ridge Invitational in the second varsity eight ... Finished third in the grand final at the Conference USA Championships in the seven seat of the second varsity eight ... Helped lead team to second place overall finish at Big 12 Championships in the second varsity eight ... Rowed five seat of the second varsity eight in a tri-meet against Michigan and Indiana ... Rowed in the two seat in the varsity four that finished third in the grand final at the San Diego Crew Classic ... Claimed a win over Iowa at the Longhorn Invitational in the second varsity eight ... Rowed five seat in the second varsity eight at the OU Invitational, claiming wins over Tulsa, Kansas, Creighton and SMU.
Rowed in the championship eight "C" at the Head of the Hooch ... Rowed as a member of the collegiate eight "C", collegiate four "C", and open pair "D" in the Head of the Oklahoma, claiming third at the petite final, 21st and 14th respectively.
Placed seventh overall in the South region at the NCAA South/Central Regionals ... Placed first in the "C/D" semifinal to advance and finish fourth in the "C" final at the NCAA South/Central Regionals ... Member of the second-place team at the Big 12 Championship ... Placed second at the Big 12 Championship as a member of the first novice eight at the stroke position ... Earned a silver medal at the SIRA Championships as a member of the second varsity eight at the five seat ... Rowed four seat with the second varsity eight to defeat Alabama and Old Dominion in a tri-meet in Tuscaloosa, Ala. ... Placed first in the third final at the San Diego Crew Classic at the two seat with the second varsity eight ... Rowed three seat with the 2V8 to defeat Kansas State in dual racing at the Longhorn Invitational ... Recorded wins over SMU and Kansas at the OU Invitational at the five seat with the second varsity eight.
Placed 16th in the collegiate eight stampede qualifier at the seven seat and second in the novice eight at the seven seat at the Boot of the Oklahoma ... Rowed seven seat to finish third at the Hood of the Hooch in novice eight ... Placed sixth in the open eight at the five seat at the Head of the Colorado.
Member of the Chesapeake Junior Crew for three years ... Placed third at Head of the Hooch in women's four in 2007 ... U.S. Rowing Junior National Champions in women's double and quad in 2008 ... Participated in volleyball and soccer ... State champions in volleyball 2005 and 2006 ... State runner-up in soccer in 2005 ... Played club volleyball for five years with Oklahoma Peak Performance Volleyball Club ... Placed fifth at Junior Nationals in 2006 with volleyball club team ... Was a Heritage Hall Merit Scholar ... Member of the National Honor Society and National French Honor Society ... Member of the Cum Laude Society.
Full name is Brooke Elizabeth Holleman ... Parents are Stacy and Bill Holleman ... Has two siblings, Brett and Michael ... Cousin, Zac Reynolds, was a member of the Oklahoma State golf team ... Cousin, Kaitlyn Youtz, was a swimmer at UC Santa Cruz ... Mother, Stacy, played softball and volleyball at Oklahoma Baptist University ... Geography major.