As a Freshman (2022-23): ITA Scholar-Athlete
Went 0-5 in singles and 2-1 in doubles … Made her college debut with a three-set match against Barry’s Clara Versier in the Miami Fall Invite … Earned a pair of doubles wins alongside Tatynana Nikolenko in the Miami Spring Invite, both over duos from Texas … Topped Susanna Brass/Gabby Cusano, 6-2, for her first victory, as well as defeated Gabby Cusano/Simran Kortikere, 6-3.
Prior to College: Finished as the No. 173 player in her class according to TennisRecruiting.net … Labeled a four-star prospect and the No. 24 recruit in Florida … Won three USTA Florida “Bobby Curtis” Junior Doubles Section Championships … Four-year high school team captain … Claimed the 3A state championship in doubles as a senior … Claimed the district title in singles … Tabbed a Miami Herald First Team All-County pick in doubles and a second-team selection in singles … Finished as the district runner-up in both singles and doubles as a junior … Graduated with a 4.9 GPA … Delta Psi Kappa Outstanding Scholar-Athlete and a member of both the National English Honor Society and the National Art Honor Society.
Personal: Full name is Brooke Samantha Dugarte … Last name is pronounced Doo-GAR-Tay … Nickname is Brookie … Born Jan. 14, 2004 … Parents are Javier Dugarte and Heather Smith-Dugarte … Father owns a cloud technology company and mother is a third-grade teacher … Does not have any siblings … Great uncle, Sky Smith, went to law school at Miami … Majoring in public health with a plan to then medical school … Favorite athlete is Novak Djokovic because he is a great all-around player … Best sports memory is winning the USTA 16s state title in doubles in 2018 … Chose Miami because of the beautiful campus, great medical program and caliber of the tennis program … Also considered attending Alabama, Cornell, Carnegie Mellon and UNC Asheville.
*RNK = record vs. ranked opponents