Brooke Sweat

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Hometown: Fort Meyers, Fla.
Birth Year: 1986
Resides: Costa Mesa, Calif. 
Height: 5-8
College: Florida Gulf Coast University
View Brooke's full results at BVBInfo.com

INTERNATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS: 2013 – Sweat and Jennifer Fopma competed in two NORCECA events, finishing third in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands and first in Boca Chica, Dominican Republic, winning a total of $2,075… The duo competed in four Opens on the FIVB World Tour, finishing as high as 17th twice (in Fuzhou and Shanghai, China) and winning a total of $3,825. 2012 – Sweat and Fopma competed in the FIVB Challenger & Satellite in Seoul, Korea, where they finished seventh and won $750… They competed in two Opens on the FIVB World Tour. Their best finish was 25th in Gstaad, Switzerland, where they won $1,750. 2011 – Sweat and Kristen Batt competed in one NORCECA tournament in Chiapas, Mexico, where they finished first and won $850. 2009 – Competed in one Open on the FIVB World Tour in Aland, Finland with partner Tealle Hunkus.

DOMESTIC HIGHLIGHTS: 2012 – Sweat and Jennifer Fopma competed in seven tournaments in the Jose Cuervo Pro Beach Volleyball Series, winning $24,000. They finished in first place in Milwaukee, second in Manhattan Beach and Hermosa Beach, third in Huntington Beach, Chicago and Belmar, and fifth in Fort Lauderdale… Sweat played two tournaments with the National Volleyball League, finishing fifth in Baltimore with Fopma and third in Las Vegas with various partners… Finished first at the USA Volleyball IDQ in Chula Vista with Fopma… Sweat and Fopma competed in two tournaments on the AVP Pro Beach Tour in Cincinnati and Santa Barbara. They finished third both times and won $10,000. 2011 – Sweat and Kristen Batt competed in three tournaments in the Jose Cuervo Pro Beach Volleyball Series, winning $8,563. They finished third in Manhattan Beach, fifth in Miami, and seventh in Hermosa Beach… Sweat and Batt competed in five Wide Open Beach Volleyball tournaments, winning $13,125. They finished first in Hermosa Beach, second in Seaside Heights, third in Siesta Key, fifth in Cincinnati and seventh in Chicago… Sweat and Batt played in two tournaments with the National Volleyball League, finishing as high as fifth in Miami and winning $1,750… The duo played in one tournament on the AVP Pro Beach tour, finishing third in Huntington Beach... Named the USA Florida Region Beach Player of the Year. 2010 – Sweat and Batt competed in one AVP Young Guns tournament in Fort Lauderdale, where they finished first and won $550… Sweat and Batt competed in seven tournaments on the AVP Pro Beach Tour, finishing as high as seventh in Santa Barbara and winning a total of $7,125. 2009 – Finished ninth at the USA Volleyball IDQ with Morgan Flarity... Competed in three AVP Young Guns tournaments with various partners, finishing first in Fenton with Kristen Batt and winning a total of $825… With Flarity and Batt, competed in eight tournaments on the AVP Pro Beach Tour. She finished as high as 25th and won a total of $855. 2008 – With partners Kristy Hartley and Cindy Phillips, Sweat competed in six tournaments on the AVP Pro Beach Tour, finishing as high as 25th in Miami. 2007 – Sweat and Kristy Hartley competed in two tournaments on the AVP Pro Beach Tour.

INDOOR HIGHLIGHTS: Sweat played on the inaugural volleyball team at FGCU, leaving as the team’s career leader in kills… Tallied over 1,000 kills and digs in her four years… Named the AVCA South Region Player of the Year as a junior… Selected as an Atlantic Sun Conference second-team player as a senior… Named a Division II All-American.

PERSONAL: Born Brooke Amber Youngquist in 1986 to parents Harvey and Rene… Has two brothers, Harvey Jr. (1981) and Brett (1983), and one sister, Holly (1989)… Married  fellow beach volleyball player Nicholas Sweat on Dec. 21, 2007… Graduated from FGCU with a degree in resort and hospitality management in 2004… Her favorite foods are cheeseburgers and steak… Her favorite book is The Bible… She listens to country music and her favorite musician is Luke Bryan… Brooke’s favorite movies are Shooter and Pretty Woman, and her favorite actor is Mark Wahlberg… Her interests include shopping, spending time with her family and going to church… Her favorite professional team is the Miami Heat and her favorite athlete is LeBron James… Brooke most admires her mom because, “she is the perfect example of a godly woman, wife and mother. She does everything she can to make the people around her feel happy and loved”… The happiest moment in her life was her wedding day.

PARTNERS: 2013 – Jennifer Fopma. 2012 – Jennifer Fopma/Aurora Skarra-Gallagher/Traci Weamer/Brooke Niles/Lauren Fendrick/Kathryn Piening/April Ross. 2011 – Kristen Batt. 2010 – Kristen Batt. 2009 – Morgan Flarity/Kendra Van Zwieten/Tara Kuk/Kristen Batt/Tealle Hunkus. 2008 – Kristy Hartly/Cindy Phillips. 2007 – Kristy Hartley.

Updated January 2014

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