Breakdown: Will provide a strong offensive presence for the Aggies in 2014… Helped the Aggies reach the 2013 MEAC tournament for the first time since 2007…Was one of the best players at the net and was also a solid player on defense … Was named to the 2013 MEAC All-Academic Team … Named to the 2013 High Point University Classic All-Tournament team ... Stamnes was the only international player in the 2012 volleyball recruiting class…Brings an all-around game to the court, according to head coach Hal Clifton…Has a tremendous arm and has developed some shots which help her score points ... Ranked nationally in services aces per set as a freshman…Has started all 64 matches for the Aggies since her arrival with 223 sets played…Has 550 kills, 2,022 total attacks, 502 digs, 90 service aces, 41 assists and 37 total blocks going into the 2014 season…Also has a career .102 hitting percentage heading into the season ... During the summer of 2011,she played with Team Sask, an 18-and-under provincial team in Saskatchewan...Faced some of the toughest competition in Canada as a part of Team Sask's participation in the National Team Challenge Cup held in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
2013 Season: Started all 32 matches and played in 105 sets… Averaged 2.49 kills, 2.19 digs and 0.34 service aces and 0.11 blocks per set…Ranked sixth in the conference in services aces and was second on the team in kills…Ranked third on the team in digs… Recorded five double-doubles increasing her career total to 13 … Led the Aggies in kills 12 times, in service aces 13 times and in digs five times …Recorded 15 or more kills in three matches … In the fifth match of the season against Alabama State on Sept. 6, Stamnes posted a season-high 17 kills and 10 digs to help the Aggies to their first non-conference win since 2010 … Registered a season-high 17 digs along with 16 kills against N.C. Central on Sept. 27 … Had double-figure kills in 10 matches and double-figure digs in eight….Tallied five service aces on Oct. 15 against Gardner-Webb … Was named to the High Point University Classic All-Tournament team on Sept. 21 after finishing the tournament with 23 kills and 13 digs … Helped A&T to its most wins in a season since the 2008 season.
2012 Season: Started in all 32 games and 118 sets…Led the team in kills (289), total attacks (1046), service aces (54) and points (357.0)…Averaged 2.45 kills, 2.31 digs and 0.46 service aces per set…Ranked third in the MEAC and 11th in the nation aces per set…Was second on the team in digs (272) and fourth in assists (21)… Had a .108 hitting percentage… Was second on the team with a .851 reception percentage…Led the team with eight double-doubles, including three against conference opponents… She is the first A&T player to collect 200 kills and 200 digs in a single season since 2009…Posted a double-double on Aug. 31 against Chicago State with 12 kills and 11 digs…Garnered all-tournament honors in three consecutive tournaments – the Western Carolina Catamounts Classic, Coppin State Invitational and Spartan-Aggie Invitational…Ended the Coppin State Invitational with a team-best 36 kills, nine service aces, 25 digs and five block assists…Had double-double against Mercer on Sept. 15 with 14 kills and 15 digs…Recorded a season-best 18 kills in a season-high 54 attacks for a season-best 20.0 points against N.C. Central on Sept. 28… Tallied a season-best .371 hitting percentage against Radford on Oct. 9…Had a season-best five service aces in a 3-0 victory at Savannah State on Oct. 14…Recorded 16 kills and a season-best 22 digs at Bethune-Cookman on Nov. 4…Ended the season with her eighth double-double with 11 kills and 11 digs in the sweep over S.C. State on Nov. 11…Finished the year with 14 double-figure kills matches and 11 double-figure digs matches…Led the team in kills 18 times, in digs seven times, in service aces 19 times and in blocks twice…Had three matches with 15 or more kills and five matches with 12 or more digs.
High School: Played three varsity seasons at Loreburn Central ...Won three consecutive provincial championships from 2009-2011...Won the Saskatchewan Sportsmanship Award in 2011...Won the West Central Volleyball Championships in 2007 and '08, and was named the Rookie of the Year in volleyball in 2009...Won the Sportsmanship and Dedication award for volleyball in 2010...Competed with the Saskatoon JCVC Extreme club team, which earned silver medals at the provincials in 2010 and '11... The Saskatoon volleyball club also earned the bronze medal for the Western Canada Summer Games...Was nominated for Female Athlete of the Year for club teams in her division in 2010... Also participated in badminton, softball and basketball...Won the West Central championship in badminton in 2009... Earned Rookie of the Year honors in basketball in 2008 and was the basketball team's MVP in 2009 and '10... Was also an honor roll student.
Personal: Full name is Brooke Stamnes… She is the daughter of Harley and Karrie Stamnes…Was born on Dec. 21, 1994…Majors in fashion merchandising and design…Plans to own her own beauty salon and still compete in volleyball as a coach or player after graduating.