Sarah Brunette
Sarah Brunette
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sarasota, Fla.

High School:
Sarasota HS

Height:
5-7

Event:
Distance

Experience:
3L

2006-07 (Junior): Was top-five on the squad in both the 1000-yard and 1650-yard freestyle events ... Won the 500-yard freestyle against Youngstown State and claimed third-place in the1650-yard freestyle ... Took ninth-place in the 1650-yard freestyle at WKU ... Turned in a season best time of 17:54.06 in the 1650-yard freestyle at the Miami Invitational.

2005-06 (Sophomore): Finished second in the 1000-yard freestyle at Radford with a time of 10:57.95...Posted a third place finish in the 500-yard freestyle, clocking in at 5:24.68...Finished first in the 500-yard freestyle at Virginia Tech...Recorded a season-best time of 5:15.08 in the 500-yard freestyle at Duquesne, finishing second...Finished eighth in the 1000-yard freestyle at East Carolina in a season-best time of 10:48.25...Shattered her season-best in the 500-yard freestyle by nearly three seconds at the Miami Invitational...Posted a fourth-place finish in the 1000-yard freestyle against West Virginia (10:42.87)...Finished fourth in the 1000-yard freestyle, helping the Herd to a 149-121 home win over Akron.

2004-05 (Freshman): Competed in the MAC Championships in the 200- , 500- and 1650-yard freestyle...Posted a season-best time of 10:51.32 in the 1000-yard freestyle (at Toledo), 18:17.61 in the 1650-yard freestyle (Miami Invitational) and 1:04.95 in the 100-yard butterfly (Miami Invitational)...Finished second in the 500-yard free vs. Radford/Youngstown State on Oct. 17...Posted a fourth-place finish in the 500-yard free vs. WVU/Xavier on Oct. 22, while also finishing second in the 1000-yard free.

Prior to Marshall: Was a four-year letterwinner at Sarasota HS...Named captain during her senior season...Was a member of All-Area Team and was a state qualifier all four seasons...Was the district champion in the 200-yard free style and placed second in 500-yard free style...Won Florida Junior Olympics in 1998...Was a YMCA State Champion in 2002 and finished third at the YMCA Nationals that same year.

Personal: Full name is Sarah Helene Brunette...Born on January 21, 1986...Daughter of Greg Brunette and Darlene Porter...Has one younger brother, Alex (16)...Majoring in sports marketing and management.