Athlete of the Week: Brooke Zylstra

Feature Q&A with Brooke Zylstra


What is your favorite subject in school?

Psychology.

Do you have a nickname?

A lot of people call me “B.”

How often do you look at or post to social media sites?

I look frequently but don’t post very often.

Are Pop-Tarts better toasted or out of the package?

Out of the package.

Where is your favorite place to eat in N’West Iowa?

Doon Steakhouse.

Are you superstitious? If so, what are some of your superstitions?

I eat Mac & Cheese before every softball game, and wear the same shoes to every volleyball game.

What is your favorite type of music?

Country.

What is your favorite movie?

“The Choice.”

Other than your own, what school has the coolest volleyball uniforms?

Every other team in the state — we are due for new ones.

Name something about yourself that might surprise people that don’t know you?

I was born on April 1 . . . no joke!

What is your favorite inspirational motto or quote?

“In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.”

Who is your biggest role model and why?

My parents are great role models that have set a good example for me.

What do you enjoy most about sports?

Building relationships and making memories with my teammates. I will not remember specific plays, but I will remember my awesome teammates!