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Brooke Sweat (born Brooke Youngquist; March 27, 1986) is an American professional beach volleyball player, specializing as a defender.[2] She started her career in 2007 with the AVP tours. Sweat had her best ever international (FIVB) finish with her then-partner Jennifer Fopma, when they placed third at the 2013 Berlin Grand Slam.[3][4][5]

Brooke Sweat
Brooke Sweat at Hermosa Beach 2012 (cropped).jpg
Sweat at the Hermosa Beach Open in 2012
Personal information
Full nameBrooke Youngquist Sweat
Nationality United States
BornBrooke Youngquist
(1986-03-27) March 27, 1986 (age 33)
Fort Myers , Florida, U.S.
HometownHermosa Beach, California, U.S.
Height5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Weight143 lb (65 kg)
Beach volleyball information
Current teammate
Years Teammate
2014- Summer Ross[1]
Previous teammates
Years Teammate
2012-13
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Jennifer Fopma
April Ross
Brooke Hanson

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PersonalEdit

 
Jennifer Fopma (left) with Brooke in 2012

Sweat graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University. She is married to fellow AVP player, Nicholas Sweat.[6]

Professional careerEdit

Rio de Janeiro 2016Edit

She qualified for the 2016 Olympics in Rio with partner Lauren Fendrick. The pair played in Pool-A against Poland's Brzostek/Kolosinska (1-2), Brazil's Larissa/Talita (0-2), and Russia's Birlova/Ukolova (1-2), finishing in last place (0-3).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Soffian, Seth (June 10, 2016). "Pride for Southwest Florida Olympian Brooke Sweat". news-press.com. Retrieved July 3, 2016.
  2. ^ "The American puzzle pieced together!". Beach Volleyball Major Series. April 3, 2018.
  3. ^ "FIVB profile". fivb.org.
  4. ^ "AVP profile". avp.com.
  5. ^ "Team USA profile". teamusa.org.
  6. ^ "Beach Volleyball database". bvbinfo.com. Archived from the original on April 7, 2016.

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