Brooke Vergona
Brooke Vergona
Height: 5-7
Year: JR
Hometown: Toms River, N.J.
High School: Toms River East
Major: Business

2018 (Junior)

  • Rowed in the stroke seat for the Second Varsity 4+ against Boston College (4/21)
  • Rowed in the second seat for the Second Varsity 4+ boat that placed second in its flight at the Kerr Cup in Philadelphia (4/14)
  • Rowed in the second seat for the Second Varsity 4+ boat that won its flight on both days at the George Washington Invitational (4/6 and 4/7)
  • Rowed in the bow seat for the Second Varsity 4+ boat at the Cooper Sprints (3/25)

2017 (Sophomore)

  • Rowed in the fifth seat for the Third Varsity 8+ boat at the Atlantic 10 Championship (5/6)
  • Rowed in the second seat for the Varsity 4+ boat that defeated MIT head-to-head (4/22)
  • Rowed in the second seat for the Varsity 4+ boat that competed against Boston College and Boston University (4/15)
  • Rowed in the second seat for the Varsity 4+ boat that won its race at the George Washington Invitational (4/8), beating Saint Joseph's and MIT
  • Rowed in the bow seat for the Second Varsity 4+ boat at the Doc Hosea Invitational (4/2)
  • Made her collegiate debut and rowed in the seventh seat for the Third Varsity 8+ boat that competed against MIT in Boston, Mass. (3/25)

Before URI

  • Attended Toms River High School East, where she was on the swim team for four years and the tennis team for one year

Personal

  • Born Oct. 12, 1997
  • Daughter of Michael and Kimberly Vergona
  • Has one sister, Brianna
  • Considered attending Penn State and Salve Regina 
  • Chose Rhode Island because of the location, the athletics and to be close to her family
  • Enjoys reading
  • Favorite athlete is Martin Brodeur
  • Favorite teams are the New Jersey Devils, New York Giants and New York Mets
  • Majoring in Business Management