UCSD W Water Polo BIO
2 Rachel Brooks

Third on the team with 49 steals… Tied with teammate Julia Kirkland for the second most number of field blocks at 11… Finished the season with 146 quarters of earned playing time… Scored one goal with two assists and two ejections drawn in the season opener with Santa Clara (1/26)… Came away with two goals, two assists and two steals against Claremont Mudd-Scripps (1/27) and Sonoma State (4/6)… Posted a single-game high three goals against cal State San Bernardino (4/19) and again at the NCAA Championship Tournament against Pomona-Pitzer (5/11).

Named to the All-Western Water Polo Association (WWPA) Freshman Team ... Brooks scored 10 goals and dished out 10 assists in her rookie season for UC San Diego ... Added 27 steals and 17 ejections drawn to boast the strongest stat line of her class ... Had a breakout performance for the Tritons against Cal State Bakersfield in the conference tournament, posting two goals, one assist and two steals in the 12-7 victory.

A 2011 graduate of Davis Senior High School in Davis ... Led the Blue Devils to CIF Sac-Joaquin Section (SJS) championships in 2007 and 2010 as well as a Northern California championship in 2010 ... Team finished second place in the SJS championships for both 2008 and 2009 ... DSHS went 30-1 during her senior year (2010) ... Named to All-Delta Valley Conference First Team all four years (2007-10) ... Selected to CIF SJS All-Section First Team throughout high school (2007-10) ... Earned All-American status as a junior and senior (2009-10) ... Played for the third-place USA National Zone Championships Cadet Team in 2007 ... Posted career totals of 166 goals, 93 assists, 117 steals and 94 ejections drawn ... Also competed as a member of the swim team as well as pole vaulted on the track and field team for the Blue Devils ... Additionally, played for the Davis Water Polo Club and was part of the Olympic Development Program for many years.

Born Dec. 9, 1992 in Woodland ... Parents are Paul and Rhonda Brooks ... Has an older brother named Ryan ... Her grandfather played football for Cal ... Majoring in marine biology at Muir College ... Doing the cove swim with her team during its first meeting is her favorite UCSD memory ... Enjoys backpacking, paddle boarding, ocean swimming, hiking, and painting in her free time ... Roots for the San Francisco Giants ... Has "Say Hey (I Love You)" by Michael Franti and Spearhead on her playlist ... She's the Man is her favorite movie ... Could eat In N Out for the rest of her life if given the chance ... Actually left-handed, even though she plays with her right hand ... Her family are her greatest influence ... Hopes to live in South Africa doing research on great white sharks after graduating from UCSD.

Season G A Stl Pen Dr Ej Dr Shot % FB MA TO Ej Total
2012 10 10 27 0 17 .263 5 28 23 22 17
2013 27 19 49 1 24 .323 11 55 33 38 79
Totals 37
29 76 1 41 .293 16 83 56 22 96
Position: Attacker
Height: 5'4"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Davis, CA
High School: Davis Senior HS
College: Muir
Major: Marine Biology
Experience: 1 Letter
Rachel Photos:
WWP Triton Invite 2018