Sport: Track & Field
Discipline: Shot Put
Current Residence: Grand Rapids, Michigan
College: Oklahoma '13
- 2012 Olympic Games, finished 19th in women's shot put qualification
- 3rd at 2012 Olympic Trials
- Two-time 2012 NCAA champion – Indoors (19.00m/62-4); Outdoors (18.44m/60-6)
- Two-time 2011 NCAA runner-up – Indoors (17.40m/57-1); Outdoors (18.00m/59-.75)
Fun Facts: She was joined in London by her Oklahoma teammate Brittany Borman who won the javelin at the U.S. Olympic Trials ... If Brooks had her way in high school, she never would have picked up the shot. But thankfully her coach John Makinen talked Brooks out of competing in the sprints and had her compete in the throws
USA Track & Field
Team USA Women Rule The Day At Diamond League In Birmingham
Craig Bohnert June 05, 2016
U.S. women scored three wins while U.S. athletes totaled 13 top-three finishes.
Seven U.S. Athletes Take Home Wins At Diamond League Season Opener In Doha
Craig Bohnert May 06, 2016
Four of the winning Americans had world-leading efforts.
Track And Field Stars Tianna Bartoletta And David Oliver Win Big In Season-Long Diamond Race
Karen Rosen Sept. 03, 2015
Four other Team USA athletes finished in the top-three in the season.