NEVADA Battling for a starting spot at two positions in center field and in the pitching rotation ... Talented athlete that will fill two positions for the Wolf Pack in his first season in the program ... Could also see time at designated hitter when on the mound.
PRIOR TO NEVADA High School: Lettered three years at Granite Hills High School in El Cajon, Calif. ... During his senior season he hit .435 with 35 runs scored ... On the mound went 7-2 with a 1.34 ERA and 96 strikeouts in 67 innings ... First-team 2012 ESPN Cal-Hi California All-State Underclassmen ... In 2012 and 2013, earned first-team All-Grossmont Hills League honors, was the Grossmont Hills League Player of the Year, first-team All-East County and selected to the San Diego Union Tribune All-Academic team ... 2013 East County Player of the Year ... Team won 2012 Grossmont Hills League championship.
PERSONAL Undecided major ... Son of Carey and Patty Brooks ... Chose to play at Nevada over Santa Clara, Cal State Northridge, Fresno State and San Jose State ... Chose Nevada because he loved the campus, the baseball program and coaches were a great fit for him ... Hangs out with family and friends during free time ... Career highlights include pitching a three-hitter while also going 2-for-4 to lead high school team to the CIF Championship game ... Sports hero is Joe Mauer.