Hawk Item — married Iowa All-American wrestler Grant Gambrall in 2012… competed as Brooke Eilers prior to the 2012-13 school year.
2013 — Indoor – ran mile at Bill Bergan Invite(5:11.07) and 3,000 meters at Big Ten Championships (9:47.87)… Outdoor – anchored team-leading 6,400-meter relay that placed fourth at Drake Relays in 19:41.15… that time ranks sixth all-time at Iowa… placed fourth in 1,500 meters at Lee Calhoun Invite (4:40.57)… placed seventh in 3,000 meters at Musco Twilight XIV(9:58.67)… letterwinner.
2012 — Indoor – won mile at New Year’s Classic with collegiate-best and team-leading 4:50.15… placed second in mile at Adidas Classic (4:53.04) and 11th at Iowa State Classic (4:52.50)… placed sixth in 3,000 meters (9:27.92) and seventh in 5,000 meters (16:38.87) at Big Ten Championships, posting collegiate-best times in both events… the 3,000-meter time ranks ninth all-time at Iowa… placed sixth in 3,000 meters at Meyo Invite (9:33.97)… Outdoor – anchored team-leading distance medley relay to eighth-place finish at Drake Relays (11:40.57)… that time ranks seventh all-time at Iowa… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.
2011 — Indoor – anchored team-leading distance medley relay to third-place finish at Big Ten Championships (11:22.44)… that time ranks second all-time at Iowa… ran season-best mile (4:51.41) at Iowa State Classic… runner-up in mile (4:57.69) at Razorback Invite… Outdoor – placed 22nd in 5,000 meters (16:25.62) at NCAA Championships… placed 12th in 5,000 meters with collegiate-best 16:11.86 at NCAA West Regional… that time ranks fifth all-time at Iowa… placed fifth in 5,000 meters at Big Ten Championships (16:26.46) and fourth at Stanford Invite (16:29.74)… ran on the runner-up 6,400 meter relay team that clocked a 19:17.52 at Drake Relays, which ranks third all-time at Iowa… placed second in 3,000 meters with collegiate-best 9:30.08 at Musco Twilight XII, which ranks seventh all-time at Iowa… ran career-best 1,500 meters (4:30.53) at Sun Angel Classic… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner… Cross Country – ran season-best 6,000 meters (21:09) at Big Ten Championships, placing 36th… placed fourth at Loyola Lakefront Invite (17:30-5,000 meters) and 37th at NCAA Midwest Regional (22:10-6,000 meters)… academic All-Big Ten… team earned USTFCCCA all-academic honors… letterwinner.
2010 — Track – did not compete… Cross Country – ran a collegiate best in 3,000 meters at Iowa Invite (10:15), finishing second… that time ranks third all-time at Iowa… placed third at Hawkeye Invite (10:27-3,000 meters)… Iowa’s top finisher at Notre Dame Invite, placing 41st in 17:25 (5,000 meters)… finished 48th at Pre NCAA Invite with a season-best 21:15 (6,000 meters)… placed 53rd at Big Ten Championships (21:41-6,000 meters) and 75th at NCAA Regional (21:47-6,000 meters)… academic All-Big Ten… team earned USTFCCCA all-academic honors… letterwinner.
2009 — Indoor – redshirted… Outdoor – anchored team-leading 6,400-meter relay to third-place finish (19:36.43) at Drake Relays… that time ranks fourth in school history… ran season bests in 1,500 meters (4:34.44) at Sun Angel Classic and 5,000 meters (17:20.73) at Stanford Invite… won 1,500 meters (4:35.29) at Illinois Invite… letterwinner… Cross Country – earned all-region honors by placing 13th at NCAA Regional (21:14-6,000 meters)… Iowa’s top finisher in three races… placed 10th at Wisconsin Adidas Invite (17:30), 29th at NCAA Pre-Nationals (21:17) and 32nd at Big Ten Championships (21:34)… ran season-best 3,000 meters (10:24) at Hawkeye Invite for third place… Iowa’s Big Ten Sportsmanship Award honoree… earned USTFCCCA all-academic honors as individual and part of team… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.
2008 — Cross Country – ran collegiate-best 5,000 meters (16:53) at Auburn Invite and 6,000 meters (21:06) at NCAA Pre-Nationals… the 6,000-meter time ranks ninth and the 5,000-meter time ranks 10th in school history… ran season-best 3,000 meters (10:43) at Hawkeye Invite… placed 31st (21:50) at NCAA Midwest Regional and 38th (22:03) at Big Ten Championships… team earned USTFCCCA all-academic honors… letterwinner.
High School — won state titles in 3,200 meters (10:59.65) and as part of 3,200-meter relay (9:28.98) senior year… five-time placewinner at state track meet, finishing third at state cross country meet as a sophomore… nine-time conference champion in track… won seven regional titles in track and two in cross country… set school records in 1,600 (4:59.68) and 3,200 meters (10:49.54)… runner-up in 3,200 meters (10:50) at 2008 Midwest Meet of Champions… placed 11th in two miles (10:37.93) at 2008 Nike Outdoor Nationals, and fifth in mile (5:00.43) in 2007… also competed in volleyball and basketball… National Honor Society member… three-time academic all-state… coaches were Mike Verkaik and Dave DeKruyter.
Personal — married to Iowa wrestler Grant Gambrall… born June 28, 1989… daughter of Kim and Lee Eilers… speech and hearing science major.
|Gambrall’s Collegiate Bests|
|1,500 Meters (O)||4:30.53||at Sun Angel Classic||4/9/11|
|Mile (I)||4:50.15||New Year[apos]s Classic||1/14/12|
|3,000 Meters (I)||9:27.92||at Big Ten Championships||2/24/12|
|3,000 Meters (O)||9:30.08||Musco Twilight XII||4/23/11|
|3,000 Meters (CC)||10:15||Iowa Invite||9/18/10|
|5,000 Meters (I)||16:38.87||at Big Ten Championships||2/25/12|
|5,000 Meters (O)||16:11.86||at NCAA West Regional||5/28/11|
|5,000 Meters (CC)||16:53||at Auburn Invite||10/4/08|
|6,000 Meters (CC)||21:06||at Pre-Nationals||10/18/08|