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Brooklyn Borum

Sterling, Ill.
Sterling HS
High School
Brooklyn Borum - Women's Volleyball - Virginia Cavaliers

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  • Appeared in 27 matches, including 17 starts, and played in 81 sets
  • Tallied 141 kills and averaged 1.74 kills per set, good for sixth on the team
  • Finished third on the team in digs per set (1.85)
  • Registered a career-high 21 kills against Notre Dame (Nov. 12)
  • Tied her career-high three services aces against Clemson (Oct. 6)


  • Appeared in 25 matches, including 22 starts, and played in 84 sets
  • Tallied 115 kills and averaged 1.37 kills per set, good for fifth on the team
  • Fourth on the team in aces per set (0.18)
  • Second on the team in digs per set (1.85)
  • Posted a season-high 14 kills, hit .355 and recorded seven digs against Eastern Michigan (Sept. 3)
  • Registered a career-high three service aces against the Eagles and Virginia Tech (Nov. 11)


  • ACC All-Freshman Team selection
  • VaSID Rookie of the Year
  • VaSID First Team All-State selection
  • Appeared in all 28 matches, including 27 consecutive starts, and played in 98 sets
  • Led the team in kills per set (2.39) and reception percentage (.972)
  • Recorded a team-leading seven double-doubles on the season
  • All-Tournament selection in UVA’s second home tournament (Sept. 17-18)
  • VCU Invitational All-Tournament selection (Sept. 10-11)
  • Recorded a season-best .318 hitting percentage with in UVA’s four-set win at North Carolina (Sept. 26)
  • Tallied a season-high 15 kills in back-to-back matches at NC State (Sept. 24) and North Carolina (Sept. 26)
  • Registered her first career double-double in UVA’s five-set comeback win at VCU (Sept. 10) after posting 14 kills and a season-high 24 digs
  • Her 24 digs against the Rams tied for the most digs by a Cavalier in a single match on the season


  • 2020 AVCA Second Team High School All-American
  • No. 23 recruit in the nation, according to 
  • 2019 16U Open Player of the Year
  • Ranked fifth-best player in her home state of Illinois, according to Prep Dig
  • 2019 16s Player of the Year
  • Three-time All-State and All-Area selection
  • Led Sterling to back-to-back IHSA Class 3A State championship titles (2018-19), a first in school history3x AAU All-American
  • 2x Under Armour All-National Team selection 
  • Played three seasons for Sports Performance and two for Fusion, capturing three national championships in the process
  • 2x Illinois Prep Volleyball First Team All-State (2019-20)
  • 2020 Sauk Valley Co-Player of the Year recipient, which she shared wit her twin sister, Breelyn
  • 2020 Sterling High School Co-MVP, which she shared with her twin sister, Breelyn


  • Daughter of Bill and Tami Borum
  • Has three sisters: Jailyn, Josi and Breelyn
  • Her sister, Jay, played volleyball at UIS Springfield (2016-19)
  • Her sister, Josi, played volleyball at Chicago State (2019) and Youngstown State (2020)
  • Her twin sister, Breelyn, began her freshman season as a setter for FGCU in 2021
  • Pursuing a degree in American Studies