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Brooke Vander Heide Profile

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#1 Brooke Vander Heide

Position: Outfielder Height: 5-7 Class: Sophomore Roster Years: 2017-2018 Hometown: Sandy, UT Last School: Alta High School


  • Parents are Peter and Kathryn Vander Heide
  • Both parents graduated from BYU
  • Has three siblings: Katelyn, Hannah and Ryan
  • Studying pre-management

Before BYU

  • Four year letterwinner at Alta HS
  • Named Outstanding Offensive Player each of her four seasons
  • Max Prep Second Team All-American for medium schools
  • Ranked 19th nationally for batting average
  • Deseret News All-State 4A First Team
  • As a freshman, she won Rookie of the Year, Region MVP and Honorable Mention All-State
  • In her sophomore season she was First Team All-Region and Second Team All-State
  • Named First Team All-Region, First Team All-State and to the All-Tribune team as a junior
  • During her senior season, had a .714 batting average and had 33 stolen bases
  • High school career stats: .571 batting average, 214 hits (state record), 121 stolen bases (second-most in state history)
  • Coached by Tiffani Airmet
  • Played club ball for Salt Lake Legacy and for Salt Lake Pegasus
  • In 2014, her club team took first place in the 16U Silver Division of the Triple Crown Colorado Sparkler tournament
  • Also played volleyball (three-year letterwinner) and led Alta HS to fourth in state in 2015 while being named First Team All-Region and the Most Outstanding Player
  • Lettered in track for one season
  • Academic all-state for volleyball, softball and track
  • Four year honor roll student

2017 | Freshman Year

  • Started 40 games in centerfield
  • Second on the team in stolen bases with 10
  • Went 2/3 with 2 RBI vs. Louisville
  • Bat .667 (2/3) vs. Sacramento State
  • Went 2/3 with 2 runs, a triple and an RBI at Southern Utah
  • Against San Diego, went 2/3 with 2 runs
  • Had two hits, including an RBI double, at Santa Clara
  • Had a diving catch against Mississippi State in the NCAA Regionals that reached No. 6 on the SportsCenter Top 10
  • Notched 1 hit, 1 run and 2 RBI against Fordham in the NCAA Regionals