7 Brooke Basten
7 Brooke Basten
Birth Date: April 26, 1990
Height: 5-10
Year: Senior
Hometown: Green Bay, Wis.
High School: Pulaski
Position: OF
Major: Exercise Science

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.

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.