NAME: Anna Brinkman
SCHOOL: Mason High School
GRADUATING YEAR: 2018
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: MVP National Championships in club volleyball
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6'-130 lbs.
PARENTS: Dale & Theresa
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "My parents."
FUTURE GOAL: Winning Horizon League championship at NKU.
Mason senior Anna Brinkman is a two-sport athlete in basketball and volleyball.
In basketball, she is a four-year varsity player. Her junior year, she averaged 6.5 points, 7 rebounds and 2.4 steals per game for the Lady Comets. Her 54.5 field goal percentage was second best in the GMC as she helped the Lady Comets to a GMC co-championship with a 15-1 record in conference play and the district championship, finishing with a 23-4 record over all.
A volleyball four-year varsity starter at middle and outside hitter, her senior year Anna helped the Lady Comets to a second straight GMC championship, going an undefeated 9-0 in league play. They were 21-4 over all and were regional semi-finalists. She had a league-leading 253 kills with 185 digs and 41 service aces, earning 1st team all-GMC honors for the third straight year and 2nd team all-Ohio for the 2nd time.
In club volleyball, Anna played for the Elevation team that won the 2016 U.S. National Division championship, and she was named MVP of the tournament. A great student who is active in community service, Anna will play volleyball collegiately at Northern Kentucky University.
Her favorite athlete is Steph Curry, favorite entertainer is Luke Bryan, favorite book is Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson, favorite movie is Coach Carter and most-like-to-meet is Jennifer Lawrence.
COACH'S QUOTE – "I am a firm believer in multi-sport athletes and Anna has shown that you can do two sports and be very successful. She is a true athlete."
— Tiann Myer, Volleyball Coach