Academic team captain for 2013-14 • Gap Year Leader in the Carolina Leadership Academy.
Sophomore Season (2012)
Played in 22 games her sophomore year, logging 905 minutes • played all three positions on the field at some point in the campaign • started five games in the early part of the season (Notre Dame, Marquette, San Diego, Virginia, Virginia Tech) • made arguably the biggest play of the season in Carolina's 2-1 double overtime win over BYU in the NCAA quarterfinals • in the first overtime period she made a remarkable dead sprint run from midfield to deny the game-winning goal by the Cougars, clearing the ball off the line at the last second on a BYU breakaway behind the entire UNC defense • Carolina went on to win in the second overtime • scored the insurance goal in UNC's 2-0 win over UConn • assisted on Maria Lubrano's game-winning goal in the 1-0 win at Notre Dame • notched a pair of assists in the victory over San Diego • named to Top Drawer Soccer Team of the Week after her defensive performance in the win over BYU • earned team's core values mention in the relentless category.
Freshman Season (2011)
Came off the bench primarily as a freshman, playing in 19 games • started games against NC State and Virginia • played 692 minutes • scored her first career goal in 6-1 win over Houston • assisted on a goal against Texas A&M with a corner kick that was converted by Crystal Dunn into a goal • named to the 2012 ACC Academic Honor Roll and the fall semester 2011 Dean's List.
ODP & Club Soccer
Veteran of the Orange Soccer Club on which she won seven tournament championships • with Arsenal FC she played on a team which won the U19 Premier League title and was a finalist at the San Diego Surf Cup.
2011 alumna of Flintridge Preparatory School in La Canada, Calif. • played soccer there for four years as a center forward and outside midfielder • competed in track and field for four years (high jump, 300-meter hurdles, 400 meters and relays) and ran cross country for one year • her senior year she averaged 70 minutes a game, scoring a school record 28 goals and adding 11 assists for 65 points as team won second straight prep league title • as a junior she was limited to 11 games because of other commitments and scored 12 goals and had 8 assists, averaging 72 minutes, and leading team to its first prep league title • on the pitch she was first-team All-League her sophomore through senior seasons while being named league MVP her junior and senior years • first-team All-Area selection in her final two seasons • All-CIF first-team DIII as a senior • high school's female athlete of the year three successive years • named Glendale News Press top female high school athlete in 2011 • soccer team MVP her sophomore through senior years • two-year captain of the soccer squad • four-time individual event league champion in track.
Brooke Kazuko Elby was born May 24, 1993 in Pasadena, Calif. • is the daughter of Karen Elby and Mark Elby • chemistry major • won Flintridge Prep Community Service Award in 2009 • logged more than 700 hours of community service • other activities included Girl Scouts, Science Fair and various high school clubs • was named a spring 2011 Sealbearer by California Scholarship Federation • has an older sister studying athletic training in college.
Brooke Elby's Career Statistics
Year GP/GS SH G A PTS
2011 19/2 7 1 1 3
2012 22/5 12 1 3 5
Totals 41/7 19 2 4 8
Brooke Elby's Career Scoring Games
Date Opponent G A PTS
8/28/2011 Houston 1 0 2
9/11/2011 Texas A&M 0 1 1
2011 TOTALS 1 1 3
8/31/2012 Connecticut 1 0 2
9/2/2012 Notre Dame 0 1 1
9/9/2012 San Diego 0 2 2
2012 TOTALS 1 3 5
CAREER TOTALS 2 4 8