5 Brooke Rundle
5 Brooke Rundle
Birth Date: 04/03/1980
Height: 5-6
Year: Senior
Hometown: Westlake Village, Calif.
High School: Westlake HS
Position: Setter
All-America Candidate

Second Team AVCA All-American AVCA All-District 7 First Team All-Big West All-West Regional Team (NCAA Tournament)

AVCA All-District 7 First Team All-Big West All-Pacific Regional Team (NCAA Tournament)

Volleyball Magazine Freshman All-American Big West Freshman of the Year First Team All-Big West

Enjoyed one of the finest seasons in school history being named a Second Team AVCA All-American and First Team All-Big West for the third consecutive year...Rundle was also named AVCA All-District 7 and to the All-West Regional Team of the NCAA Tournament after leading the Gauchos to their second straight appearance in a Regional Final...Finished her junior season averaging 0.59 kills, 0.2 aces, 2.96 digs and 13.16 assists per game...Led all Big West setters with 361 total digs and digs per game...Compiled 18 double-digit dig performances, with a season-high 20 digs in UCSB's five-game victory over Stanford in the second round of the NCAA Tournament...Notched a season-best 75 assists at Long Beach State on October 21...Also had 35 total blocks on the year with six block solos...Rundle played in all 122 games and started all 34 matches...Finished with an attack percentage of .325, tops among Gauchos and the highest of her career.

Named First Team All-Big West after finishing her sophomore season leading the Big West in total assists (1,461) and second in assists per game (13.4)...In 109 total games played, she averaged 0.60 kills per game and 2.43 digs per game, third among Gauchos...Rundle was named All-District 7 by the AVCA and to the NCAA Pacific Regional All-Tournament Team...Compiled a career-high 21 digs on Sept. 18 at Florida...Also had a season-high 76 assists against the Gators...Tied her career-high with six kills against Loyola Marymount on Oct. 19...Enjoyed nine matches with double-digit digs, including a 13 dig performance against Nebraska in the Pacific Regional Semi-final of the NCAA Tournament...Led an offense that finished with a .279 hitting percentage, the 14th highest percentage in the nation...Her 265 digs were tops among Big West setters.

Brooke Rundle enjoyed one of the finest freshman seasons in the history of UC Santa Barbara Volleyball...Was named a Freshman All-American by Volleyball Magazine and Big West Freshman of the Year...Was also a First Team All-Big West selection...Finished her inaugural campaign with a Big West Conference best 1,575 total assists...Averaged 13.70 assists per game, second in the conference...Also averaged 0.63 kills per game and was third on the team with 2.65 digs per game...Although only 5-foot-6 she compiled 60 total blocks (6 solo, 54 assists) for an average of 0.52 blocks per game...She was one of only two Gauchos to have started in every match and play every game in 1998...Had a career-high 80 assists vs. Pacific on October 3rd...Had 70 or more assists four times on the season (73 vs. Long Beach, 75 vs. UCLA and 70 vs. Wisconsin)...Had 14 double-digit dig matches...Had a career-high 16 digs three times (Oral Roberts, Texas Tech, and Pacific)...Career-high six kills came versus Pacific on November 5th...Rundle was named to the All-Tournament team for the Judy Bellomo Classic.

High School
Came to UCSB as one of the best prep players in the nation at Westlake High School...Led the Warriors to the 1997 CIF Division II Championship...Also led Westlake to consecutive Marmonte League Championships from 1995-97...Was named player of the year by the Los Angeles Times and The Daily News in 1997...Named Marmonte League MVP in 1996 and 1997 and First Team All-Marmonte in 1995...An All-American at the 1998 Junior Olympics where she led the Renegades to a second place finish.

Brooke Rundle was born April 3, 1980 in Thousand Oaks, CA...Has her AAA rating in beach volleyball...Favorite athlete is Holly McPeak...Favorite novel is "Wooden" by basketball coaching legend John Wooden...Daughter of Larry and Christine Rundle...Father Larry joined coach Gregory as a member of the Nike Legends of Beach Volleyball, mother Christine played at UCSB and also was a top beach player.

Career Highs
Kills:6 vs. UC Irvine (11-10-00) 6 at UC Irvine (10-14-00) 6 at Loyola Marymount (10-19-99) 6 vs. Pacific (11-5-98) Digs:21 at Florida (9-18-99) Aces:3 vs. Pepperdine (10-10-00) 3 at Utah State (9-30-00) 3 at Idaho (10-30-99) 3 vs. Centenary (9-11-98) BA:5 vs. Cal State Fullerton (11-14-98) BS:2 vs. Santa Clara (9-18-98) Asst.:80 vs. Pacific (10-3-98)