More than 50 current and former student-athletes eligible to participate in commencement exercises
The Pirates won four events at UNC's Kent Taylor Invitational
Three of Four Honorees Sport 2011-12 GPAs of 3.75 or Higher
East Carolina Women Look To Sweep Indoor, Outdoor Titles
Pirates Post 13 Event Titles in Queen City
2012-13 Track & Field: Redshirted.
2012-13 Cross Country: Redshirted.
2011-12 Track & Field: Competed in the Indoor 600-meter, 800-meter, mile run, 3,000-meter run, 4x400-meter relay and distance medley relay...Recorded a time of 1:33.35 in the 600-meter run at the SPIRE Invitational...Won the C-USA Indoor 800-meter run with a time of 2:09.23...Notched a season-best time of 2:07.96 in the 800-meter run at the Alex Wilson Invitational...Placed third in the mile at the Virginia Tech Invitational with a time of 5:03.41...Only action in the 3,000-meter run was at the C-USA Indoor Championships after recording a time of 10:15.89...Was part of a 4x400-meter relay team that placed third at Penn State with a time of 3:44.39...Her DMR squad placed at Penn State with a time of 11:24.51...Ran the Outdoor 800-meter, 1,500-meter, 3,000-meter run, 3,000-meter steeplechase and sprint medley relay...Notched a season-best time of 2:08.64 in the 800-meter at Florida...Won the 1,500-meter at Princeton with a time of 4:27.49...Recorded a personal-best time of 4:25.67 in the 1,500-meter run at the C-USA Outdoor Championships for a fourth-place finish...Tallied a time of 10:32.61 in her only action in the 3,000-meter run at Wake Forest...Ran the 3,000-meter steeplechase in 11:22.17 for a fifth-place finish at the Quad Meet...Was part of a sprint medley relay team that earned a second-place showing at Florida with a time of 3:51.00.
2011-12 Cross Country: One of the breakthrough performers of the year whose rigorous training paid off with All-Conference USA Third-Team honors...Participated for ECU in the final four meets of the year after running unattached during two of the season's earlier events...Ran an 18:31.58 5K at the Greater Louisville Classic to claim 104th place...At year's first 6K meet, came in 27th at the Panorama Farms Invitational with a time of 22:42.34...Earned all-league honors after running a career-best 5K of 17:53.4 at the Conference USA Championship to place 15th...Made a 42-spot jump from previous high placement at the league meet (57th in 2008)...Closed the campaign with another strong performance, finishing 82nd at the NCAA Southeast Regional with a personal-low 22:07.9 mark in the 6K...Made an 86-place jump from 2010 regional performance while running the 12th-fastest 6K in East Carolina history.
2010-11 Track & Field: Finished just four seconds off the school record in the outdoor 800-meter run, clocking in at 2:10.90 at the C-USA Outdoor Championships - a time which gave her sixth place...Captured the 1,500-meter event title at the Quad Meet...Finished sixth in the 800 at the C-USA Indoor Championships...Produced the team's top 800-meter indoor time of year in the preliminaries of the league indoor meet, running a 2:14.43.
2010-11 Cross Country: Ran in seven of the team's meets and turned in three top-50 performances...Placed 80th at the Covered Bridge Open with a 5K time of 20:26.21...Checked in 45th at the 5K Wolfpack Invitational (20:18.1) and ninth at the 5K ECU Pirate Invitational (19:37.37)...Ran a season-best 19:33.59 5K at the Greater Louisville Classic, coming in 228th...Finished the 6K Panorama Farms Invitational in 24:27.22 to take 50th...Completed the 5K C-USA Championship in 19:44, good for 80th...Closed the campaign with the NCAA Southeast Regional, running the 6K in 22:58.5 to come in 168th.
2009-10 Track & Field: Took third in the 800-meter run at the UNC Invitational during the indoor season with a time of 2:18.28...Helped the distance medley relay team to a fourth-place result at the C-USA Indoor Championships...Captured the event title in the 800 at the Quad Meet, clocking in at 2:14.34...Took 10th at Georgia in the 1,500 with a time of 4:53.91...Was also a member of the 4x400, 4x800 and sprint relay teams...Named the team's top cross country freshman after taking part in all seven of the season's races...Joined Samantha Lichtner in the 4,800-meter relay at the Campbell Invitational to finish third with a time of 36:30.5...Came in ninth out of 69 with best 5K time of the season, 18:52.62, at the Seahawk Invitational...Helped the squad to the ECU Pirate Invitational championship with a 19:24 time in the 5K and fourth-place overall finish...Timed out at 20:36 in the 5K at the Great American Cross Country Festival, coming in 62nd...Placed 142nd at the Penn State Nationals with a time of 23:58 in the 6K...In Conference USA Championship debut, ran a 20:37.3 5K to claim 57th place...Turned in best 6K of 23:13.28 at the NCAA Southeast Regional.
2009-10 Cross Country: Named the team's top freshman after taking part in all seven of the season's races...Joined Samantha Lichtner in the 4,800-meter relay at the Campbell Invitational to finish third with a time of 36:30.5...Came in ninth out of 69 with best 5K time of the season, 18:52.62, at the Seahawk Invitational...Helped the squad to the ECU Pirate Invitational championship with a 19:24 time in the 5K and fourth-place overall finish...Timed out at 20:36 in the 5K at the Great American Cross Country Festival, coming in 62nd...Placed 142nd at the Penn State Nationals with a time of 23:58 in the 6K...In C-USA Championship debut, ran a 20:37.3 5K to claim 57th place...Turned in best 6K of 23:13.28 (137th place) at the NCAA Southeast Regional.
High School: Helped lead cross country team to back-to-back Cape-Atlantic League (CAL) and Cumberland County championships as a junior and senior...Two-time New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association Cross Country Meet of Champions participant, coming in 33rd place with a time of 19:35 as a senior and 39th place with a time of 19:43 as a junior...CAL First-Team selection last two years...Won the CAL Championship Meet as a senior with a time of 18:25...Finished as the 2008 New Jersey Group 4 state runner-up in the 800 meters (2:12.83).
Personal: Born Brooke Kott...Daughter of Richard and Chasta Kott...Twin sister Britney also runs for ECU team...Majoring in math education...Earned four academic varsity letters...Graduated ninth in her class...Earned selections on C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (3.0 GPA) in cross country in 2010 and 2011.