Brooke Blair

Club: Rockhampton Cyclones

DOB: 8 October 1994

Height: 172cm

Position: Guard

Tall Ferns Debut: 2016

Junior Association: North Harbour

High School: Rangitoto College

Blair debuted for the Tall Ferns in 2016 and returns to the ranks for the Olympic Qualifying Tournament for the first time since the 2018 William Jones Cup. Recalled to the team for the 2019 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Auckland.

Blair attended Rangitoto College, played representative basketball for North Harbour age-group teams and Harbour Breeze, and then spent 5 years in the States. She spent two years at Northeastern Junior College, Colorado before moving on to Idaho State University where she was a standout shooting guard for the Bengals.

Since graduating from Idaho State has played two seasons for Rockhampton Cyclones in the Queensland Basketball League (QBL).

A renowned three-point shooter Blair averaged 40% or better from range in three of her four years at Idaho State University.  Her marksmanship was equally high quality in Rockhampton in 2019 making 42% (64/154) from beyond the arc and 81% (39/48) from the free-throw line.

Photo: Masanori Udagawa