2001 — Second-team All-American … Second-team All-MPSF … Started 20 games this season … Finished the season with a 5.96 GAA, and recorded 165 saves … Recorded 13 saves in wins over UC Irvine (Sept. 8) and Long Beach State (Sept. 21) and 12 against USC (Oct. 6) … Allowed just one goal in the 3-1 win over UC Santa Barbara in the first round of the MPSF Tournament … Recorded double digit saves in nine games, including all three games with USC and all three against Long Beach State … Also recorded three assists in the MPSF Tournament … Led the team in steals with 53 … Stopped two of seven penalty shots, including a save against Stanford’s Tony Azevedo on October 27 … Allowed just two goals in the season opener vs. UC Irvine, and four goals against LMU (Sept. 22) … Allowed double digit goals just once (Sept. 30 vs. Stanford, 10 goals) for only the third time in his career … Improved to 5-1 in all-time NCAA Tournament games.
2000 — First-team All-American … Second-team all-MPSF … Limited UC San Diego to only one goal in the first 25 minutes of the Bruins’ 11-2 NCAA championship game victory, stopping 11 shots … Started all 26 games in net, recording double-digit save totals eight times and playing over 90 percent of the team’s goalkeeping minutes … Recorded school record-low 4.80 goals-against average … Total of 208 saves is sixth-best single-season total in Bruin history … Notched career-best 14 saves in 10-3 win against Pepperdine at the Southern California Tournament (Oct. 21) ... Recorded 11 saves three times against cross-town rival USC ... Led team with 35 steals.
1999 — Honorable mention All-American as a true freshman … Earned NCAA All-Tournament second-team honors … Made first career start vs. UC Santa Barbara on Oct. 17 for an injured Parsa Bonderson and remained the Bruins’ No. 1 goalie for the remainder of the season, starting the last 11 games … Pulled down 11 saves in UCLA’s 12-11 overtime victory over Stanford to capture the MPSF title Nov. 28 … Registered a 5.60 GAA, second place on the all-time list … With the game on the line on Nov. 12, saved a penalty shot by USC’s Jordan Hewko, preventing the Trojans from tying the game and perserving UCLA’s lead en route to a crucial 7-5 MPSF victory … Tallied 18 steals … Earned a spot on the 1999-2000 basketball roster.
High School — Lettered three years in water polo for coach Ken Smith … Also earned four letters in basketball and track and one in football … Water polo first-team All-American and Honolulu Advertisor Player of the Year … Two-time first team All-Interscholastic League of Hawaii honoree and team captain … Squad went undefeated to claim three straight ILH championships during high school career … Played for the national youth team and earned MVP honors for the U-14 Hawaiian Islands club squad … As a senior, led basketball squad to state championship title while earning state tournament MVP honors...Named Mr. Basketball by the Honolulu Star-Bulletin and was a three-time all-state selection … Captained basketball and state champion track squad as well.
Personal — Full name: Brandon Scott Brooks … Born April 29, 1981, in Rock Island, Ill… Oldest of three children, has 14 year-old twin sisters Nicole and Jessica … Lists greatest athletic thrill as winning a national basketball championship … Enjoys going out with friends … Business/economics major.