FAYETTEVILLE – Brooke Fournier will join the University of Arkansas volleyball team for the 2010 season. The Redondo Beach, Calif., native joins the Razorbacks as a freshman in the position of defensive specialist/libero.
Fournier played for the South High School volleyball team in Torrance, Calif. A four-year starter for the Spartans, she earned All-CIF and All-Pioneer League honors in each of the four years during her prep career. During her junior and senior seasons, Fournier was a first-team CIF selection and league MVP. Voted the team’s MVP twice, she was also a two-time recipient of the Spartan Laurel Award, given to the female student-athlete of the year.
She helped lead South to three Pioneer League championships and four trips to the CIF playoffs with two semifinal appearances. Her SCVC club team finished fifth at the USA Junior National Championships in 2010. In addition to her volleyball prowess, she was a two-year starter and MVP for the South HS soccer team.
The Razorback volleyball team opens the 2010 season Aug. 27-28 with the Arkansas Invitational at Barnhill Arena. In addition to Arkansas, the two-day event will feature the teams from Grambling State, Missouri-Kansas City and Samford.