Sarah Brobeck
Sarah Brobeck

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Salem, Ohio

High School:
Salem

Event:
Throws

08/08/2012

Wake Forest Puts 140 Student-Athletes on ACC Honor Roll

Varsity athletes must register a grade point average of 3.0 for the year to qualify for the award

06/29/2012

Five Deacons Named to All-ACC Academic Outdoor Track Team

Paul Loeser is three-time honoree for men, Sarah Brobeck two-time honoree for women

06/29/2012

Five Deacons Named to All-ACC Academic Outdoor Track Team

Paul Loeser is three-time honoree for men, Sarah Brobeck two-time honoree for women

06/22/2012

Gold Rush Feature: Bright Future

Many younger athletes played key roles in the Wake Forest's 2011-12 year in sports

05/31/2012

Sarah Brobeck & Paul Loeser Named Academic All-District

Deacons earn first team honors, advance to national ballot for Academic All-America consideration

  • 2012 All-ACC Academic Outdoor Track and Field team
  • 2012 Capital One Academic All-District first team
  • 2011 All-ACC Academic Outdoor Track & Field team
  • 2011 Capital One Academic All-District first team
  • 2010-11 ACC Academic Honor Roll
  • 2010 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District first team

    Brobeck's Personal Bests
    Shot Put: 44-3.5 (Indoor); 43-7.25 (Outdoor - fifth in school history)
    Discus: 134-9 (seventh in school history)
    Weight Throw: 42-8.75
    Javelin: 141-4 (second in school history)

    2012 Outdoor
    Turned in a new personal-best throw of 141-4 in the javelin throw to place first at the Wake Forest Open ... Finishes her career ranked second all-time at Wake Forest in the javelin behind Carly Mauch, who owns a school-record throw of 149-3 ... Placed fifth in the javelin at the ACC Championship with a throw of 132-3 to score four points for the Demon Deacons ... Placed second in the javelin at the Tiger Track Classic (133-1) and fifth at the Coastal Carolina Invitational (128-3) ... Notched season-best throw of 41-6 in the shot put at the Tiger Track Classic to finish 10th overall ... Placed third in the shot put at the WSSU Invitational with a throw of 41-1 ... Finishes her career ranked fifth all-time at Wake Forest in the shot put with a throw of 43-7.25, recorded as a junior in 2011 ... Competed in the discus three times during the season, notching her best performance at the WSSU Invitational with a toss of 118-5, good for third place ... Finishes her career ranked seventh all-time at Wake Forest in the discus with a throw of 134-9, set in 2011 ... Named to the Capital One Academic All-District First Team.

    2012 Indoor
    Set a new personal-best mark of 44-3.5 in the shot put at the Virginia Tech Challenge en route to a fifth-place finish ... Placed 11th overall at the ACC Championship with a throw of 41-10.5 ... Recorded three additional top-ten finishes on the season, including a fifth-place finish at the Hokie Invitational after throwing for a distance of 39-7.75.

    2011 Outdoor
    A top thrower for the Deacons all year ... Had a great deal of success in the javelin throw, finishing ninth at the ACC Championships with a personal-best throw of 130-2 ... Recorded four additional top-ten finishes in the javelin, including a second place finish at the Kent Taylor Carolina Relays with a throw of 124-10 ... Recorded four top-ten finishes in the shot put ... Top mark of 43-7.25 in the shot put came at the Wake Forest Open en route to a sixth-place finish ... Also placed sixth at the Raleigh Relays with a mark of 42-10.75 ... Finished 14th overall in the shot put at the ACC Championships ... Also competed in the discus at the ACC Championships, finishing 11th overall with a toss of 134-4 ... Season-best throw of 134-9 came at the Vertklasse Meeting en route to a fifth-place finish ... Named to the Capital One Academic All-District First Team for her academic and athletic accomplishments during the season ... Also named to the 2011 All-ACC Academic Team for the first time in her career.

    2011 Indoor
    Specialized in the shot put during the indoor season ... Recorded top throw of 41-10.75 in the event at the Virginia Tech Invitational to place eighth ... Notched one other top-ten finish on the season, placing third at the Liberty Quad Meet with a throw of 41-01.5 ... Placed 14th at the ACC Championship with a distance of 41-07.25 ... Threw for a distance of 40-01.50 at the Hokie Invite and 38-9 at the Virginia Tech Elite Meet ... Competed in the weight throw once on the year, finishing tenth at Liberty Quad with a mark of 36-08.25.

    2010 Outdoor
    Named to ESPN The Magazine Women's Track and Field Academic All-District first team ... Placed first in the shot put at both the Orange and Purple Classic and the HPU Vertklasse with marks of 40-07.50 and 39-07.25, respectively ... Earned seventh place in the shot put at the Georgia Tech Invitational with a throw of 40-09.75 ... Placed seventh with a season-best toss of 129-07 in the discus at the Spec Towns Open ... Finished second in the discus at the Orange and Purple Classic with a mark of 125-04 ... Placed fourth in the javelin throw at the Spec Towns Open with a season-best distance of 119-06 ... Placed third in the javelin at HPU Vertklasse with a 109-11 mark.

    2010 Indoor
    Season-best throw of 40-0.75 at the 2010 NY Armory Duals to place eighth in the shot put...Finished sixth at the UNC Invitational in January with a mark of 35-1.75 in the shot put.

    2009 Outdoor
    Was the top thrower for the Deacs ... Had a season-best toss in the discus of 128-05 at the Clemson Classic, finishing third ... Had a mark of 122-02 at the Georgia Tech Invite and finished 18th at the ACC Championship with a 115-00 ... Also threw the shot put and the javelin at the ACC Championship, taking seventh in the javelin with a mark of 110-05 and 14th in the shot at 39-03.75 ... Posted season-best tosses of 39-06.00 in the shot put at the Auburn Tiger Classic and 116-08 in the javelin at the UNC Invite where she finished fifth .. Took fifth in the javelin at the Clemson Classic with a throw of 107-04 and was second in the shot put with a toss of 38-09.00.

    2009 Indoor
    Represented the Deacs in both the shot put and weight throw throughout the winter season ... Eclipsed the 40 foot mark (40-00.50) in the shot put at the Virginia Tech Challenge where she also recorded her longest weight throw of the season at 42-08.75 ... Took eighth in the shot put at the NY Armory Duals with a mark of 38-02.75 ... Was sixth at the Virginia Tech Invite in the weight throw with a toss of 41-00.50 ... Went on to compete in both events at the ACC Championships, finishing 14th in the shot put and 16th in the weight throw.

    Background
    Was a two sport athlete in high school, earning varsity letters as a member of both the volleyball and track and field teams ... Finished third in the state as both a junior and a senior in the discus ... Won the regional meet as a senior in the discus with a throw of 136'8 ... Was named the Columbiana County "Field" Female Athlete of the Year in 2008 and holds both the Columbiana County and Salem High School record in the discus ... Also earned All-State honors in volleyball as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Captained her volleyball team to the state semifinals as a senior ... Valedictorian of her class ... Member of the National Honor Society.

    Personal
    Full name is Sarah Jane Brobeck ... Daughter of David and Gretchen Brobeck ... Has three sisters: Melissa, Emily, and Lauren ... Born on April 11, 1990, in Kent, Ohio ... Majoring in chemistry.

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