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Brooke Gambrall
Brooke Gambrall

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Holland, Mich.

High School:
Holland Christian

Position:
Distance

05/29/2013

57 Hawkeyes Earn Spring Academic All-Big Ten Honors

3 UI student-athletes boast a 4.0 cumulative GPA

04/17/2013

Hawkeyes Set to Host Musco Twilight

The 14th annual Musco Twilight is set to begin Saturday at 1 p.m.

04/13/2013

Hawkeye Women Take Invite Title

Women finish first with 212 points, while the men finish second with 170.5

03/27/2013

Hawkeyes Head to Pella & Palo Alto

Hawkeyes will split competitors between Central and Stanford Invites

04/25/2013

2013 Drake Relays

2013 Drake Relays Thursday, April 25, 2013

04/21/2013

Musco Twilight XIV

Musco Twilight XIV Saturday, April 20, 2013

2013 -- Indoor - ran mile at Bill Bergan Invite (5:11.07) and 3,000 meters at Big Ten Championships (9:47.87)... Outdoor - anchored teamleading 6,400-meter relay that placed fourth at Drake Relays in 19:41.15... that time ranks sixth all-time at Iowa... placed fourth in 1,500 meters at Lee Calhoun Invite (4:40.57)... placed seventh in 3,000 meters at Musco Twilight XIV (9:58.67)... letterwinner.

HAWK ITEM -- Married Iowa All-American wrestler Grant Gambrall in 2012... competed as Brooke Eilers prior to the 2012-13 school year.

2012 -- Indoor - won mile at New Year's Classic with collegiate-best and team-leading 4:50.15... placed second in mile at Adidas Classic (4:53.04) and 11th at Iowa State Classic (4:52.50)... placed sixth in 3,000 meters (9:27.92) and seventh in 5,000 meters (16:38.87) at Big Ten Championships, posting collegiate-best times in both events... the 3,000-meter time ranks ninth all-time at Iowa... placed sixth in 3,000 meters at Meyo Invite (9:33.97)... Outdoor - anchored team-leading distance medley relay to eighth-place finish at Drake Relays (11:40.57)... that time ranks seventh all-time at Iowa... academic All-Big Ten... letterwinner.

2011 -- Indoor - anchored team-leading distance medley relay to third-place finish at Big Ten Championships (11:22.44)... that time ranks second all-time at Iowa... ran season-best mile (4:51.41) at Iowa State Classic... runner-up in mile (4:57.69) at Razorback Invite... Outdoor - placed 22nd in 5,000 meters (16:25.62) at NCAA Championships... placed 12th in 5,000 meters with collegiate-best 16:11.86 at NCAA West Regional... that time ranks fifth all-time at Iowa... placed fifth in 5,000 meters at Big Ten Championships (16:26.46) and fourth at Stanford Invite (16:29.74)... ran on the runner-up 6,400 meter relay team that clocked a 19:17.52 at Drake Relays, which ranks third all-time at Iowa... placed second in 3,000 meters with collegiate-best 9:30.08 at Musco Twilight XII, which ranks seventh all-time at Iowa... ran career-best 1,500 meters (4:30.53) at Sun Angel Classic... academic All-Big Ten... letterwinner... Cross Country - ran season-best 6,000 meters (21:09) at Big Ten Championships, placing 36th... placed fourth at Loyola Lakefront Invite (17:30-5,000 meters) and 37th at NCAA Midwest Regional (22:10-6,000 meters)... academic All-Big Ten... team earned USTFCCCA all-academic honors... letterwinner.

2010 -- Track - did not compete... Cross Country - ran a collegiate best in 3,000 meters at Iowa Invite (10:15), finishing second... that time ranks third all-time at Iowa... placed third at Hawkeye Invite (10:27-3,000 meters)... Iowa's top finisher at Notre Dame Invite, placing 41st in 17:25 (5,000 meters)... finished 48th at Pre NCAA Invite with a season-best 21:15 (6,000 meters)... placed 53rd at Big Ten Championships (21:41-6,000 meters) and 75th at NCAA Regional (21:47-6,000 meters)... academic All-Big Ten... team earned USTFCCCA all-academic honors... letterwinner.

2009 -- Indoor - redshirted... Outdoor - anchored team-leading 6,400-meter relay to third-place finish (19:36.43) at Drake Relays... that time ranks fourth in school history... ran season bests in 1,500 meters (4:34.44) at Sun Angel Classic and 5,000 meters (17:20.73) at Stanford Invite... won 1,500 meters (4:35.29) at Illinois Invite... letterwinner... Cross Country - earned all-region honors by placing 13th at NCAA Regional (21:14-6,000 meters)... Iowa's top finisher in three races... placed 10th at Wisconsin Adidas Invite (17:30), 29th at NCAA Pre-Nationals (21:17) and 32nd at Big Ten Championships (21:34)... ran season-best 3,000 meters (10:24) at Hawkeye Invite for third place... Iowa's Big Ten Sportsmanship Award honoree... earned USTFCCCA all-academic honors as individual and part of team... academic All-Big Ten... letterwinner.

2008 -- Cross Country - ran collegiate-best 5,000 meters (16:53) at Auburn Invite and 6,000 meters (21:06) at NCAA Pre-Nationals... the 6,000-meter time ranks ninth and the 5,000-meter time ranks 10th in school history... ran season-best 3,000 meters (10:43) at Hawkeye Invite... placed 31st (21:50) at NCAA Midwest Regional and 38th (22:03) at Big Ten Championships... team earned USTFCCCA all-academic honors... letterwinner.

High School -- won state titles in 3,200 meters (10:59.65) and as part of 3,200-meter relay (9:28.98) senior year... five-time placewinner at state track meet, finishing third at state cross country meet as a sophomore... nine-time conference champion in track... won seven regional titles in track and two in cross country... set school records in 1,600 (4:59.68) and 3,200 meters (10:49.54)... runner-up in 3,200 meters (10:50) at 2008 Midwest Meet of Champions... placed 11th in two miles (10:37.93) at 2008 Nike Outdoor Nationals, and fifth in mile (5:00.43) in 2007... also competed in volleyball and basketball... National Honor Society member... three-time academic all-state... coaches were Mike Verkaik and Dave DeKruyter.

Personal -- married to Iowa wrestler Grant Gambrall... born June 28, 1989... daughter of Kim and Lee Eilers... speech and hearing science major.

Gambrall's Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
1,500 Meters (O) 4:30.53 at Sun Angel Classic 4/9/11
Mile (I) 4:50.15 New Year's Classic 1/14/12
3,000 Meters (I) 9:27.92 at Big Ten Championships 2/24/12
3,000 Meters (O) 9:30.08 Musco Twilight XII 4/23/11
3,000 Meters (CC) 10:15 Iowa Invite 9/18/10
5,000 Meters (I) 16:38.87 at Big Ten Championships 2/25/12
5,000 Meters (O) 16:11.86 at NCAA West Regional 5/28/11
5,000 Meters (CC) 16:53 at Auburn Invite 10/4/08
6,000 Meters (CC) 21:06 at Pre-Nationals 10/18/08
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