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Brooke Taylor Biography
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: June 22, 2004
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According to Maes: "Brooke's attentiveness to detail enabled her to greatly improve her skills in the past few years. In the time she's recovered from injuries, we've seen a more refined competitor."

Arizona: Junior (2000-2001): Enjoyed a career-high 11 singles victories... Played at the No. 5 and No. 6 singles positions... Won three of her last four matches... Boasted a team high four wins at the No. 6 spot... Competed most of the season as the No. 3 doubles team with Perrine Pernin... Reeled off a three match winning streak where the duo outscored its opponents by a combined score of 24-12 (vs. Northern Arizona, 8-3; vs. Oregon, 8-6; vs. New Mexico, 8-3)... Recorded two victories at William & Mary Invitational... Won two matches to advance to the singles main draw at the ITA Region VIII Tournament... Upset UC Irvine's Darian Chappell in the first round of the main draw... Summer (2000): Competed in tournaments in France... Sophomore (1999-2000): Won singles flight at the San Diego State Invitational in the fall... Earned Arizona Bookstore Athlete of the Week honors after tournament win... Tripled her wins in singles contests from freshman season with nine... Recipient of the PAW award... Freshman (1998-1999): Walk-on... Played sparingly her first year but has continued to improve since her arrival... Mary Roby Academic Achievement Award recipient...

High School: Graduated from Newport Harbor High School... Earned four letters in tennis under coach Fletcher Olson... Daily Pilot Athlete of the Week... Voted to the Chamber of Commerce's top 25 athletes list... Los Angeles Times Athlete of the Week... Three-time MVP for tennis team...

Personal: Daughter of Mike and Geri Taylor... Father is a businessman and mother is a registered nurse... Enjoys hiking, going to the beach, swimming, mountain biking, watching sports on TV and hanging out with friends... Born in Newport Beach, Calif.

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