Brooke Soon Athlete Profile

#5 Brooke Soon

Brooke Soon
Positions: Libero, Defensive Specialist Height: 5-11 Roster Years: 2007-2010 Hometown: Torrance, CA Last School: North Torrance High School

Personal

  • Parents are Kevin and Gina Taualii
  • Got married in the summer of 2009 to Kahiliaulani Soon
  • Has three sisters
  • Sister Amanda plays softball for the University of Hawaii
  • Served as the team manager in 2008 after redshirting in 2007
  • Enjoys snowboarding, going to the beach and board games
  • Sports hero is AVP Tour player Kerri Walsh
  • Played soccer growing up until undergoing hip surgery in the eighth grade and switching to volleyball in high school
  • Exercise and wellness major

Before BYU

  • Played for the Southern California Volleyball Club 18-Nike team under current USC head coach Mick Haley
  • Two-year letterwinner at North Torrance High School under head coach Lawrence Hom
  • Earned first-team all-league recognition as a senior in 2006 while totaling 246 kills, 21 assists, 56 aces, 420 digs and 31 blocks on .300 hitting
  • Named team captain and all-tournament in 2006
  • Team advanced to the CIF semifinals during her junior year in 2005
  • Played with the junior varsity team as a freshman and sophomore, serving as team captain in 2004 and earning team MVP honors
  • Earned all-tournament honors as a sophomore
  • Named to the Honor Roll as a freshman, sophomore and junior
  • Received NTHS's Excellent Citizenship Award all three years
  • Active member of the Student Council, Polynesian Club, Letterman's Club and National Honors Society
Year-by-Year Statistics
Year   MP-GP   K  E  A   Pct.  Ast.  SA  SE  RE  Dig  BS  BA  TB  BE  BHE
2009    1-1    0  0  0   .000    1   0   1   0   0    0    0   0   0   0
2010   29-118  2  0  8   .250   46   7   7   25  232  0    0   0   0   1
Total  30-119  2  0  8   .250   47   7   8   25  232  0    0   0   0   1 


2007 | Redshirt Year

  • Redshirted the season

2008 | Freshman Year

  • Served as the team manager

2009 | Sophomore Year

  • Played in one set against UNLV as a sophomore, tallying one assist

2010 | Junior Year

  • Had a .250 hitting percentage
  • Tallied 46 assists and 232 digs
  • Posted a career and season-high one kill on two different occasions
  • Recorded two attempts against Wyoming 11/24/10, 18 digs against Wichita State, three service aces against Air Force and seven assists against LMU, all career and season-highs