Famous for playing as a starting point guard for the prestigious Marquette University and Louisiana Tech University women’s basketball teams, Brooke Pumroy is the daughter of the legendary inspector Rick Pumroy. She is known for setting career highs with about 27 points, 6 3-point shooting and a single loss to the Rice Owls. However, the basketball player suddenly made headlines with a rumor of her affair with her head coach, Tyler Summitt which resulted in pregnancy.
Following the widespread speculations on various social media platforms and websites, a lot more people tend to become more interested in stories about her life, particularly as it relates her career and relationships. Here is what you would love to know about Brooke Pumroy, a 5-foot-9 point guard.
Brooke Pumroy Biography
Daughter of Rick Pumroy and Michelle Pumroy, Brooklyn Paige Pumroy is a native of Fairborn, Ohio, born on November 16, 1993. Her father Rick, is a legendary home inspector while her mother, Michelle is a dental hygienist. Pumroy has a brother who goes by the name Jordan Pumroy.
Looking at her educational background, Pumroy was a student of Fairborn High School which is where she explored her skills in basketball. She was known for playing for the 2011 Dabbs Miami Valley All-Area First Team. She left high school quite early and decided to pursue a career with Marquette University.
1. She Made Her Career Highs in College
Brooke Pumroy started her college at Marquette University and she joined the school’s basketball team in the 2012-13 season. Although she spent her 2012 season out of the field due to an injury; she returned in the 2013-2014 season and racked up a career-high of 17 points, grabbing 5 rebounds and dishing out 9 assists in her team’s win against Wake Forest. Brook started all 33 games for Marquette and averaged 9.1 points with 5.2 assists and 3.2 rebounds per game. After her sophomore year ended, she transferred to Louisiana Tech women’s basketball and as a freshman, she averaged 7.5 points with 2.3 assists and 3.1 rebounds per game in 30 starts. In the 2015-2016 season, she appeared in 28 games and recorded 27 points and 6 3-point shooting in a loss to Rice.
2. Pumroy Knew Tyler Summitt since College
Tyler has been a part of Pumroy’s basketball team in college and she credits him for all her college basketball successes. The Ohio native admits that after making remarkable points in high school, joining Marquette University for her college games would have been more challenging if not for Tyler’s help. Tyler who was then serving as the coach for the women’s team was instrumental in her learning of the core aspects of the game. He would spend two hours extra time every day teaching her all she needed to know as a point guard.
When Pumroy transferred to Louisiana Tech, she coincidentally met Tyler Summitt who was also transferred to the team as a coach and there, they continued being best of friends. At a time, the relationship the two shared affected the rest of the team members who felt that their coach was favoring Pumroy above others.
3. Brooke Pumroy Pregnancy Rumour – Who is Her Baby Daddy?
The news about Brooke Pumroy being pregnant broke out recently, leaving her fans in shock. Brooke was still enjoying her basketball career with the Louisiana Tech when the news of her pregnancy became public and according to reports, she was pregnant with Tyler Summitt’s child. The two were said to be having an affair secretly since Brooke was in College. In fact, it was said that Summitt’s transfer to Louisiana Tech was partly sparked by their alleged relationship which went beyond a coach-player relationship.
The former player and college coach being accused of having an inappropriate relationship with his player is the only son of the former Tennessee Lady Vols teams’ head coach, Pat Summitt who passed away on June 28, 2016. Tyler was born on September 21, 1990, in Knoxville, Tennessee, and he began his coaching career in 2012. He was previously married to his long-time girlfriend Anne Dennis. The two got married on June 1, 2013, but four years down the line, they separated with their divorce papers being finalized in June 2017.
While dating Brooke, the college coach was also rumored to be in a relationship with Ashley Santos, Brooke’s teammate who also transferred to Louisiana Tech. When the pregnancy news broke out, Santos denied it via a post on her Twitter page but Brooke is yet to do so. Tyler, on the other hand, resigned after admitting to having an affair with his team member.
4. Is Brooke Pumroy Married or Single?
Before 2019, Brooke Pumroy was single. The 5 feet 9 inches tall Ohio lady reportedly married her college coach, Tyler Summitt in December 2018. Since there is no record about where the marriage was held and who was in attendance, it is assumed that the two married secretly.
5. Her Net Worth
Brooke’s basketball career began while she was in high school in 2011 and she performed quite well, appearing in a good number of games and making several career highs. However, her net worth is still under review. On April 8, 2019, she was announced as Fairborn High School head coach with Tyler Summitt as her assistant.