Gilmer’s Destiny Brooks Earns Appalachian State Offer
One of the top scorers in East Texas earned her second Division I scholarship offer on Saturday.
Gilmer senior guard Destiny Brooks (5-4) announced via Twitter that Appalachian State has offered her a full scholarship.
All glory to God for blessing me with a FULL athletic scholarship from Appalachian State! Go Mountaineers! pic.twitter.com/8vDo2EUKzS
— destiny faith brooks (@destinyyyyfaith) March 25, 2017
Brooks, a 3-point specialist, is visiting the Boone, N.C., campus this weekend.
She was previously offered by Dartmouth.
The Lady Buckeyes’ sharp-shooter guided Gilmer to the Class 4A Region II tournament for the third consecutive year this season.
Gilmer fell to Carrollton Ranchview in the regional semifinals but not before the Lady Buckeyes finished the year with a 32-4 record.
Brooks gained national attention last September when she tweeted a video of herself making several 3-point shots in a row went viral. It was picked up by BleacherReport.com, and currently has more than 30,000 retweets and 45,000 likes.
colleges are really passing me up? I just need 1 college to believe in me & I promise the rest are gonna regret it! pic.twitter.com/fCLALn64Is
— destiny faith brooks (@destinyyyyfaith) September 5, 2016
Appalachian State competes in the Sun Belt Conference and is coached by Angel Elderkin. The Mountaineers were 12-19 overall and and 6-12 in league play this season.