Brooke Papenfuss


Player profile

  • Year Freshman
  • Hometown Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
  • Last School Cardinal Newman High School
  • Height 5-5

Prior to Ohio State

  • Two-time team captain at Cardinal Newman
  • First team all-district as a junior
  • As a sophomore, was Second Team All-Region and Second Team All-Star Preps for Palm Beach County while leading team in scoring
  • Led team in scoring as a freshman and earned first team all-county and all-conference accolades and named to all-region second team
  • Named to US Lacrosse South National Team in 2018
  • 2019 Under Armour All-American Uncomitted Team
  • Received Warrior National Prospect invite
  • MVP of Empire Lacrosse Combine
  • Played for Lax Maniax from 2014-18 and Florida Select from 2018-21


  • Daughter of Dawn and Bill
  • Sister, Marisa, attended Florida and Vanderbilt Law School and brother, Grant, played football at Valparaiso and then attended Florida State
  • Business major and wants to create a non-profit to grow the game of lacrosse after college
  • Loves going to the beach and working out
  • On how she got into lacrosse: “Our family friend started a girls recreational lacrosse team when the sport was brand new to South Florida.”
  • On how she chose Ohio State: “I fell in love with the campus’ atmosphere and the world-class training facilities.”