Prior to Western Carolina: Took a redshirt year at The University of Tennessee before transferring to Western Carolina University.
High School: Four-year letter-winner at Swain County High School ... Named SMC All-Conference (2010, 2011, 2012), All-District (2010, 2011, 2012) and team captain her junior and senior year ... All-State in 2011 and 2012 ... Four straight SMC Western Regional Champions ... NCHSAA Final Four her sophomore and junior year ... 90-24 record her four years at Swain County ... Ranked fourth in school records for hits, fourth in doubles and had a career batting average of .419.
Personal: Brooke Leann Coggins ... Daughter of Barry and Collette Coggins ... Has one brother, Corey ... Fluent in Cherokee and Russian ... Member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.