Position
Freestyle
Height
5'3
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Sarasota, Fla.
Major
Human Movement Science
High School
Sarasota Christian HS

2010 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2009 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2008 SEC Freshmen Academic Honor Roll

CAREER (2007-11)
Distance freestyle and individual medley contributor who ranks fifth all-time at LSU in the 1650 free and sixth in the 1000 free … Led the Lady Tigers in the mile race in her sophomore, junior and senior seasons … An SEC Academic Honor Roll member in all four seasons and a significant contributor to community service efforts in Baton Rouge.

SENIOR SEASON (2010-11)
Led the Lady Tigers in the 1000 and 1650 free … Competed in every dual meet and the Cougar Classic Invitational … Earned fifth in the 500 free at the Cougar Classic with a personal best of 4:57.55 and was ninth in the mile (17:21.98) … Won the 1000 free in victories over Alabama and Incarnate Word … Posted a runner-up finish in the 500 free in wins over Tulane, Houston and Rice … Earned her fourth varsity letter.

JUNIOR SEASON (2009-10)
Contributed in distance freestyle events and led the Lady Tigers in the 1650 free … Competed in every dual meet, Houston’s Cougar Classic Invitational and SEC Championships … Finished 23rd in the 1650 free at SEC’s with a team best of 17:02.46 and swam to season bests of 4:58.58 and 1:54.96 in the 500 and 200 free, respectively … Registered seventh in the 1650 free at the Cougar Classic … Captured first-place in the 1000 free in a victory over Tulane (10:19.30) … Also took runner-up honors in the 200 breast against the Green Wave … Recorded second in the 1000 free against UNO, Florida Atlantic and on a road tri-meet versus Houston, Rice and Tulane … Earned SEC Academic Honor Roll recognition for the third time and was a significant contributor in the Baton Rouge community … Received her third varsity letter.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008-09)
Led the Lady Tigers in the long-distance freestyle races … Competed in every dual meet, Texas A&M’s Art Adamson Invitational and SEC Championships … Swam to a 17th-place finish in the 1650 freestyle (17:06.19) at SEC’s … Also placed 27th in the 500 free with a season-best time of 4:59.09 and 25th in the 400 I.M. with a personal best of 4:34.53 … Posted the fifth-fastest 1650-freestyle mark in school history, 16:45.90, at the Art Adamson Invitational to capture fifth overall … Took runner-up honors in 1000 free in a win over Florida State … Secured third-place in the 1000 free against No. 21 Arkansas with a mark of 10:19.65 … Part of a 1-2-3 LSU finish in the 400 I.M. against Delta State … Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll … Earned her second varsity letter.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2007-08)
Emerged as one of the top distance freestyle swimmers on the squad … Competed in every dual meet, the Georgia Tech Invitational and the SEC Championships … Registered a career-best time in the 500 free (4:57.73) and a season-best mark in the 1650 free (17:04.29) at SEC’s … Both marks were second on the team for the season … Won the consolation final of the 500 free at the Georgia Tech Invitational … Seized runner-up honors in the 200 and 500 freestyle races versus Delta State … Took second-place in both the 1000 free and the 500 free against Alabama and Vanderbilt … Notched a season best in the 1000 free (10:19.31) at Florida State … Recorded top-three finishes in the 500 and 1000 free against Houston and Rice … Named to the SEC Freshmen Academic Honor Roll … Earned her first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
A four-time all-area selection at Sarasota Christian High School who specialized in distance freestyle … Member of two YMCA national championship teams in 2005 and 2006 … Recorded a personal-best time of 4:57.88 in the 500 free … Recipient of the Olympic Spirit Award … Class president and a two-time scholastic All-American … Member of the National Honor Society.

PERSONAL
Born June 15, 1988, in Tampa, Fla. … Parents are Randy and Donna Barnett … Has one younger brother, Beau … Majoring in kinesiology.

BROOKE’S TOP TIMES
500 freestyle, 4:57.55, 2010 Cougar Classic Invitational
1000 freestyle, 10:07.47, 2008 Art Adamson Invitational
1650 freestyle, 16:45.90, 2008 Art Adamson Invitational
400 individual medley, 4:34.53, 2009 SEC Championships

 

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