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7 - Brooke Basten
Brooke Basten
Born: April 26, 1990
Height: 5-10
Year: Senior
Hometown: Green Bay, Wis.
High School: Pulaski
Position: OF
Major: Exercise Science
Bats/Throws: L/R

In 2011 (Junior): Brooke played in 42 games, starting 40 of those in the outfield for Tennessee Tech...Her speed was a great asset to the team, as she scored nearly half of the times she got on base...tallied 21 hits, including a pair of doubles...finished third on the team in stolen bases with 7, and was caught stealing just twice...went a perfect 3-3 hitting and scored two runs against NC State (3/4)...continued her excellence in the classroom, being named to the OVC Commissioner's and TTU Athletic Director's Honor Rolls for the third consecutive year. 

In 2010 (Sophomore): Brooke appeared in 44 games for the Golden Eagles, 34 of which she started in the outfield or as the designated player...had four two-game hitting streaks and a three-game hitting streak...drove in a run in back-to-back games against Belmont (3/23) and Tennessee State (4/17-4/18)...recorded three putouts in two games against Austin Peay (3/20) and Tennessee State (4/17)…she recorded 17 hits, while driving in eight runs and scoring seven… named to the OVC Commissioner’s and the TTU Athletic Director’s Honor Rolls.

In 2009 (Freshman): Brooke appeared in 43 games for the Golden Eagles, making 22 starts between the outfield and as the designated player...finished the season with a .200 batting average after tallying 12 hits in 60 plate appearances...went 2-for-3 against Loyola Marymount (2/20)...scored runs in five consecutive games from March 17 to March 22...went 1-for-3 with a run scored in Tech’s OVC Tournament game against Jacksonville State (5/7)...named to the OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll and the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll.

High School:
Brooke comes to Tech as a very well-rounded athlete....lettered three years in volleyball, four years in basketball and four years in softball at centerfield under coach Billi Jo Vertz...her senior year, was named first-team all-state, all-area, all-district and all-conference...selected to play for the 2008 Wisconsin Senior All-Star Team and was the FRCC Player of the Year...two year captain of the softball team...was one of only 25 students across the nation to be awarded a Student Athlete Milk Mustache of the Year (SAMMY) scholarship.

Personal:
Brooke Marie Basten is the daughter of Andy and Jane Basten of Green Bay, Wis...birthday is April 26, 1990...majoring in exercise science, physical education.