Blugold Hall of Fame
Brochhausen was a four-year letterwinner in both volleyball and softball and earned All-Conference recognition three times in volleyball and twice in softball.
She was a member of the Blugolds' first conference championship team in each sport as well. Her four volleyball teams had a combined record of 170-30 including a 52-3 championship season in 1987. The four softball teams had a combined record of 93-72 including a 28-12 mark in 1991 and a league championship.
Brochhausen led the volleyball team in assists four straight seasons from 1986 through 1989 and also was the team leader in service aces three times and in digs twice. She still ranks second on the career service aces (277) and assists (4,732) lists and is sixth in digs (1,161).
In softball, she was a .261 career hitter including a .311 mark as a senior and had a career .976 fielding percentage as an outfielder.
She earned team MVP honors in volleyball and Most Spirited award in softball.
Brochhausen graduated in 1991 with a degree in management information systems. She started with the Carlson Companies as a programmer and has worked at Target Stores, North Central Consulting, Fingerhut, Inc.; and St. Paul Companies. Since 2006, she has been a Senior IS Systems Analyst with UnitedHealthGroup in Plymouth, Minnesota.
She lives with her partner Sheri and two boys: Ryan, 12; and Alex, 10.