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A first team all-Big Sky Conference selection after going 14-7 with a 1.81 ERA…led the Hornets in virtually every statistical pitching category, making 24 starts while compiling 17 complete games and eight shutouts…accounted for all but eight of Sacramento State’s wins…finished 11th in the nation in hits allowed per seven innings (4.17) and 50th in ERA (1.81)…limited opponents to a miniscule .166 batting average, and had a 3.8-to-1 strikeout-to-walk ratio (151 strikeouts, 40 walks)…in 151.0 innings, she allowed just 90 hits…named the Big Sky Pitcher of the Week on five occasions…her eight shutouts rank as the 10th best single-season mark in Sacramento State’s Div. I history…the 14 wins ties her for the 12th best mark in the program’s Div. I era…against Big Sky competition, she went 6-2 with a 1.63 ERA while opponents hit .157…left-handers hit just .121 off Brooks, while right-handers hit .182…among her eight shutouts were a one-hitter against Weber State, two-hitters against Fresno State, Cal Poly, Idaho State, Portland State, Southern Utah and Weber State, and a three-hitter against Northern Colorado…allowed fifth-ranked Cal just one run and two hits while striking out 10 batters over seven innings in the Hornets’ 1-0 loss…a record crowd of 1,212 attended that game…struck out at least 10 batters five times, including a career-best 12 at home against Idaho State.
Made 21 appearances in the circle during her freshman season, including a team-best 17 starts…went 6-5 with a 4.61 ERA…threw 79.0 innings while allowing 81 hits with 57 strikeouts…opponents hit .270 off Brooks, and she allowed just four home runs all season (one per 19.2 innings pitched)…had three complete games, and was part of two combined shutouts…one of those complete games was a five-hitter in which she allowed one unearned run in a 2-1 victory against UC Santa Barbara…also allowed just four hits and struck out a season-best eight batters in a 2-1 win over Santa Clara…other complete game effort came against Idaho State.
A 2011 graduate of Escalon High School in Escalon, Calif…competed in three years of varsity softball for the Cougars…despite not playing her senior season because of a foot injury, Brooks was a two-time second team all-state choice, three-time Trans Valley League MVP and three-time all-district selection while also being named The Modesto Bee Player of the Year on two occasions and The Stockton Record Player of the Year once…as a junior in 2010, she went 26-2 with a 0.11 ERA which included 12 no-hitters, 20 shutouts and 390 strikeouts over 196 innings…the strikeouts were the top mark in California and the fourth-best mark in the nation…opponents hit just .057 off Brooks, and she struck out 15 or more batters on 11 occasions…led Escalon to back-to-back Div. V Sac-Joaquin Section championships (2009-10) and three consecutive league titles (2008-10)…during her three active years with the squad, Brooks went 67-12 (52-5 over the last two years) with a 0.34 ERA, 929 strikeouts, 116 walks, 46 shutouts and an 8.0 strikeout-to-walk ratio…that includes allowing just two home runs in 519 career innings pitched.
Parents are Art and Terry Brooks…a kinesiology major…was a member of the California Grapettes Gold ASA travel team (Lodi, Calif.) in the summer of 2011…played on that squad with teammate and fellow Hornet freshman Nicole Clark.