Name: Brooke Sweat
Sport: Volleyball
Discipline(s): Beach Volleyball
Height: 5-8
Hometown: Estero, Fla.
High School: Canterbury School (Fla.)
College: Florida Gulf Coast University, '08 resort and hospitality management
Team/Club: Team Florida
Olympic Experience
  • 2016, Tied for 19th
Other Career Highlights
  • Tied for 19th with Lauren Fendrick at the 2016 Rio Olympics
  • Placed fifth at the 2015 Beach World Championships with Lauren Fendrick, duo eliminated by Germany in the quarterfinals
  • Posted career best FIVB World Tour finish of second, in 2017 with Summer Ross
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  • Finished third with Walsh Jennings at the FIVB World Tour three-star event in Chetumal, Mexico
  • Teamed with Kerri Walsh Jennings at the end of 2018
  • Missed much of the 2018 season after having shoulder surgery
  • In 2018, took bronze at FIVB five-star event in Fort Lauderdale with Summer Ross. Also finished 3rd at three-star event in Qinzhou, China with Ross
  • In 2017, won silver at the FIVB Moscow tournament with Summer Ross, a career best World Tour finish
  • Played in four AVP Tour stops in 2017, winning one and finished second twice
  • Finished the 2016 season winning the domestic AVP Tour Championships with Lauren Fendrick
  • Fendrick and Sweat went 0-3 in pool play at the 2016 Olympics, tying them for 19th place. Duo was seeded in Pool A with No. 1 Brazil
  • On the 2016 FIVB World Tour, had four fifth-place finishes with Fendrick and in 2015, placed fifth four times and ninth twice on the FIVB World Tour with Fendrick
  • Between 2013-16, best finish on the FIVB World Tour was fifth-place which she did 11 times with Jennifer Fopma and Lauren Fendrick
  • Twice voted the AVP Best Defensive Player, 2013 and 14; on the domestic AVP Tour, has seven career first-place finishes and a total of 30 podium finishes
  • In 2013 with partner Jennifer Fopma, placed third at the FIVB Berlin Grand Slam and won the AVP Huntington Beach Open
  • From 2009-11 Sweat partnered with Kristen Batt-Rohr, where they won four events together including NORCECA Chiapas in 2011 and two AVP Young Guns events (09 and 10)
  • In 2011, Sweat was named the USA Florida Region Beach Player of the Year
  • Between 2007-08 partnered with Kristy Hartley and Cindy Phillips
  • All-American for Florida Gulf Coast's inaugural volleyball team, graduating as the team's career leader in kills. Was AVCA South Region Player of the Year as a junior. Named a Division II All-American
  • Won consecutive state titles with Canterbury School as a sophomore and junior
Personal: Parents are Harvey and Rene Youngquist... Married to professional beach athlete Nicholas Sweat since 2007; maiden name Brooke Youngquist... Graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University in 2008 with a degree in resort and hospitality management