Ericka Cook

Ericka Cook

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Medford, Ore.

High School:
North Medford

Height:
6-3

Position:
Center

Experience:
3V

OREGON STATE
Junior (2000-01):
Ericka Cook was one of just two players to start all 29 games for the Beavers…was named to the honorable mention All-Pac-10 Academic Team...scored 367 points and pulled down 173 rebounds, both ranking second on the squad…ranked 14th in the Pac-10 in scoring with 12.7 points per game…finished 10th in the Pac-10 for rebounding with 6.0 per game…buried 135-of-276 field goals (.489) to rank ninth in the conference and first on the team...recorded five double-doubles on the season and six in her career…scored a season-high 22 points on 7-of-10 shooting and 8-of-10 free throws at Stanford (2/10)…pulled down a career-high 13 rebounds and scored 17 points on 8-of-11 shooting against Washington (2/15)…dished out a career-high five assists against California (1/13)…had three blocked shots in two different contests…is tied for eighth in the OSU record books with 62 career blocked shots…reached double figures in scoring in 22 games…reached double figures in rebounding on five occasions…scored 20-plus points in three different contests.

Sophomore (1999-2000): Ericka was fifth on the team in scoring (5.2) and fifth in rebounding (3.0)...she played in all 30 games and started four—UC-Irivne, Wichita State, Hawaii and Washington...played a total of 461 minutes, an average of 15.4 per game...posted first career double-double in OSU’s second game of the year vs. Idaho State (11/26), scoring 16 points and pulling down 10 rebounds...had career best game in the Beavers’ last preseason outing against Idaho (1/2)...scored a career-high 24 points, hitting 9-of-13 shots from the field and 6-of-8 at the foul line...scored 19 of OSU’s last 21 points in the first half against the Vandals...earned starting role against Washington (1/22) with Sissel Pierce out of the lineup with a back injury...responded with 8 points, 8 rebounds and a career best 5 blocked shots...had 9 rebounds vs. Washington State (1/20)...totaled 11 points vs. Arizona (2/6)… scored 155 points and pulled down 90 rebounds, including 39 offensive...shot .408 from the field and .620 from the foul line...had 12 steals, 23 assists, 18 blocked shots.

Freshman (1998-99): Ericka started 14 of 27 games, including 14 of last 16...started 10 straight games, and 12 of 13, at center prior to senior night against Oregon (2/26), and then started the final two games of the season... scored in all 27 games...finished the season with 199 points, averaging 7.4 points a game, third best on the team...made a team-high 71 free throws...pulled down 101 rebounds (41 offensive) for 3.7 average, fifth best on team...ranked second on the team with 19 blocked shots...in Pac-10 games only, was OSU’s second-leading scorer with 138 points, 7.7 average, and fourth-leading rebounder at 3.8, while averaging 20.9 minutes a game...posted a pair of double-figure scoring games in preseason, starting with 10 at Montana (12/3) on a 5-of-8 shooting game from the floor...posted 10 points in the Beavers’ final preseason game at Portland State (12/18)... started first career game at UCLA (1/8) and responded with 5 points in 14 minutes of action...scored a then career high 14 points (6-of-10 from field) and 7 rebounds against Washington (1/17)...raised her career high to 18 points vs. UCLA (2/6) by hitting 5-of-7 from the field and 8-of-9 free throws...scored in double figures seven times during season.

HIGH SCHOOL
NORTH MEDFORD:
Ericka attended North Medford High School as a senior and Sprague High School in Salem as a sophomore and junior...as a senior at North Medford, played on the league champion volleyball team as a middle blocker for Coach Jason Holt...played basketball for Coach Mike Kay on a squad that finished second in the Southern Oregon Conference and fifth in the state 4A championships...earned first-team all-league honors as a senior and was a third-team All-State selection by The Oregonian...named to the Northwest Selects All-Star team and played in the Oregon-Washington High School All-Star game...averaged 16.0 points and 15.2 rebounds in 27 games as a senior, while shooting .653 (164-251) from the field and .717 (104-145) from the foul line...averaged 6 assists per outing, 1 blocked shot a game and posted 95 steals as a senior...finished the year with 432 points and 412 rebounds...at Sprague High School, was a two-year starter at center and earned honorable mention all-league (Valley League) honors as a sophomore and second-team all-league honors as a junior.

PERSONAL
Daughter of B.G. Brosterhous and Annie Wenger...father, a former collegiate basketball player at the University of Texas, is an architect and owns a restaurant, and mother, is a homemaker...parents both played professional basketball in Europe...two uncles, Rick and Greg Brosterhous, both played football and basketball at the University of Oregon...played the 1998-99 season as Ericka Brosterhous...married former Oregon State pitcher B. R. Cook on November 20, 1999...is in the College of Liberal Arts, with a double-major of French and International Business…wants to eventually work for NIKE...entered OSU with a 3.65 GPA out of North Medford High School....enjoys volleyball, traveling and foreign languages...was also recruited by Oregon, Washington State, Arizona, Arizona State and Santa Clara...has four siblings, Heidi, 30; Dereck, 29; Keagan, 17; and Lea, 4.

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