21 Michele Brokans
21 Michele Brokans
Height: 5-9
Year: So.
Hometown: Lansdale, Pa.
High School: Lansdale Catholic
Position: G

AS A FRESHMAN (2007-08): Led the Retrievers with 69 assists, the eighth-highest total ever by a UMBC freshman… Became the first Retriever freshman to start a season opener since Sharri Rohde in 2003… Pulled down a team-high seven rebounds against George Washington in the opener (Nov. 9)… Drilled a 3-pointer for her only scoring of the game… Dished out four assists against Rider (Nov. 11)… Collected the first three steals of her career at Coppin State (Nov. 14)… Scored six points and tied a then-personal best with four assists while playing all 40 minutes against James Madison (Nov. 16)… Tallied a career-high four steals at NJIT (Nov. 28)… Picked up her first career block against Richmond (Dec. 28)… Recorded a career-high six assists against Binghamton (Jan. 16)… Scored seven points on 3-of-4 shooting in 40 minutes at Vermont (Jan. 20)… Tied her career best with seven rebounds at Albany (Jan. 22)… Scored a career-high nine points on 4-of-5 shooting and added five rebounds and six assists against New Hampshire (Feb. 2)… Did not score at Stony Brook (Feb. 13) but posted seven rebounds and four assists without a turnover in 40 minutes… Took her first career foul shot at Binghamton (Feb. 16)… Ranked third in the America East with a 1.57 assist-to-turnover ratio and ninth with 2.46 assists per game… Ranked fourth in the league with a 1.73 assist-to-turnover ratio and eighth with 2.71 assists in conference games … Saw action in 28 games and made 27 starts… Averaged 2.0 points, 2.9 rebounds and 1.1 steals per game… Played in 27.64 minutes per game on the season… Tied for third on the team with 30 steals… Averaged 2.3 points and 3.4 rebounds against America East opponents… Led the Retrievers with 38 assists in conference contests.

HIGH SCHOOL: Named Pioneer Athletic Conference Player of the Year as a senior… A four-time All-Conference honoree… Also a four-time All-Area selection by The Reporter and The Intelligencer, and a two-time All-Area selection by The Times Herald… Averaged 8.9 points, 6.2 rebounds, 5.7 assists and 4.3 steals per game as a senior… Received the Genuardi Award as Lansdale Catholic’s Most Outstanding Female Athlete as a junior and senior… Named team MVP as a sophomore, junior and senior, and captained the team all three years, as well… Led her AAU team, Fencor, to three AAU national championships, five straight appearances in the title game and seven consecutive appearances in the top 5 at the AAU National Championship Tournament… Also led Fencor to seven consecutive Middle Atlantic Association Regional AAU championships with a combined 47-1 record… Was invited to the Middle Atlantic Regional AAU All-Star Team tryouts to represent the region at the National Junior Olympics in June 2004… Also a four-year lacrosse standout at Lansdale Catholic who earned All-Conference honors from 2005-07… A member of the National Honor Society.

PERSONAL: The third of six children to Ed and Elaine Brokans… Has an older brother, Joe, an older sister, Laura, a younger brother, Tommy, and two younger sisters, Mary Kate and Erin… Born Jan. 6, 1989… Major is undecided.

 

Year

GP-GS

Min-Avg.

FG-A

Pct.

3FG-A

Pct.

FT-A

Pct.

Off

Def

Reb.

Avg.

PF

FO

A

TO

Blk

Stl

Pts.

Avg.

2007-08

28-27

774-27.6

22-65

.338

10-35

.286

1-3

.333

21

60

81

2.9

44

1

69

44

2

30

55

2.0