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Brooke Obeck
Brooke Obeck

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Glen Allen, Va.

High School:
Deep Run HS

Height:
5-9

Event:
Butterfly/Freestyle

07/12/2012

Gamecocks Pace SEC on First-Year Academic Honor Roll

Ninety-seven first-year Gamecocks achieve 3.00 or higher GPA in 2011-12

01/28/2012

Gamecock Swimming & Diving Ends Regular Season with Sweep of ECU, Vanderbilt

Carolina shifts focus to SEC Championships

01/27/2012

Ridenour's Record Dive Leads Gamecocks on Day One Against East Carolina, Vanderbilt

Gamecocks dominant with 16 first-place finishes in 18 events

01/14/2012

Gamecock Swimming & Diving Opens 2012 with Sweep of Duke, Queens

Carolina finishes first in 20 of 32 events

11/19/2011

Gamecocks Conclude Strong Week at Nike Cup Invitational

Rutqvist, Schaffer post two more 'B' cuts to lead the way

2012-13 - Competed in five meets during the regular season, swimming freestyle and butterfly events...Turned in a season-best runner-up finish in the 200 butterfly (2:07.19) against Duke...Had the team's fourth fastest time in the 1,000 freestyle (10:31.79) and the fifth fastest time in the 1,650 freestyle (17:30.76)...Named to the SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll.

2011-12 - Swam in every regular season meet, providing depth in the distance events and in the butterfly...Posted the team's third fastest time in the 1,650 freestyle with a mark of 17:13.90 against East Carolina and Vanderbilt...Had team's fourth best time in the 200 butterfly with a swim of 2:03.82 against East Carolina and Vanderbilt...Recorded two wins on the season, claiming first in the 1,650 freestyle and the 200 butterfly against East Carolina and Vanderbilt...Named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.

PRE-COLLEGE - Graduated from Deep Run High School...Member of the Nova Virginia Aquatics club team...Named to the Scholastic All-America team for three years...Four-year member of NCSA junior national team...Finished 27th in 200 fly at 2009 NCSA junior nationals...NCSA junior national women's champions four years in a row (2008-11)...NCSA junior national team champions two years in a row (2009-10)...Two-year member of USA junior national team...Member of the National Honors Society, Math Honors Society and Spanish Honors Society.

PERSONAL - Born Dec. 31, 1992...Parents are Kurt and Lisa Obeck...Has one brother, Reid, and two sisters, Jessie and Ellie...Father played soccer at Hampden Sydney...Uncle, Eric, played soccer at Washington and Lee University...Grandmother, Johanna, played basketball at Ryder College...Chose South Carolina because of team and coaching staff, the campus and the nursing school...Majoring in nursing.

Obeck's Top Times
Event Time Date Meet Location
100 freestyle 55.65 11/17/12 Virginia Tech Invitational Christiansburg, Va.
200 freestyle 2:00.92 1/26/13 College of Charleston/Queens/Wingate Columbia, S.C.
500 freestyle 5:02.64 1/28/12 East Carolina/Vanderbilt Columbia, S.C.
1000 freestyle 10:30.80 1/14/12 Duke/Queens Columbia, S.C.
1650 freestyle 17:13.90 1/28/12 East Carolina/Vanderbilt Columbia, S.C.
100 fly 58.72 11/16/12 Virginia Tech Invitational Christiansburg, Va.
200 fly 2:03.82 1/28/12 East Carolina/Vanderbilt Columbia, S.C.

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