UCLA Track & Field BIO
Monique Van
Player Profile:
Monique Van 1774983
Position: Multi
Other Position: Heptathlon
Height: 5'5"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Spring Valley, Calif.
High School: Steele Canyon
Experience: 2 Years

2015 – Pac-12 Track & Field Championships competed in the heptathlon with a score of 4,683 which placed her 10th overall … UCLA vs. USC competed in two events and placed 3rd in both, providing points for her team in the javelin throw with a mark of 138-4 and the triple jump with a mark of 38-7.50 … UCLA Legends Invitational competed in the javelin throw with a mark of 127-11 and the shot put with a throw of 34-6.750 … 2015 Arizona State Pac-12 vs Big 10 Invitational competed in the javelin throw with a season best of 134-6 and the triple jump with a mark of 36-11.50. Indoor competed in the pentathlon at MPSF Indoor Track & Field Championships scoring 3,394 points placing 11th … Lumberjack Team Challenge competed in the 60m hurdles running 9.35 to place 7th, the long jump placing 7th with a leap of 16-11.25, and the 200m, running 26.81 to place 13th.

2014 - Placed ninth with 4,695 points in the heptathlon at the Pac-12 Championships in her freshman year for the Bruins … The meet included a fourth place finish in the shot put with a lifetime best throw of 36-9.75 and a third place finish in the javelin with a lifetime best of 126-11 … Also scored 4,683 points to finish 17th in the second division of the heptathlon at the Mt. SAC Relays, including a lifetime best of 17-0.75 in the long jump … Also helped the Bruins score in the triple jump at the USC Dual with a mark of 38-6 for third place … Finished second in the triple jump at the WSU Dual with a mark of 36-9.5.

High School – Attended Steele Canyon High School in Spring Valley, Calif. … Lettered all four seasons in track and basketball and once in cross country … Competed on the track team for coach Gary Stathas … Earned 10 all-league awards in track and one in cross country … 2013 CIF Champion in the triple jump and runner up in 2012 … Won 10 league titles in track, four in the long jump, three in the triple jump, one in the 100m hurdles and two in the 300m hurdles … Holds eight school records in track … A four-year starter on the basketball team where she earned first-team all-league accolades in 2013 and second team honors in 2012 … Posted over 1,000 points, 500 rebounds, 400 steals and 300 assists on the hardwood.

Personal – Daughter of Rodney and Irsha Van … Has two brothers named Rodney and Xavier … Her father Rodney was a two-time WAC champion in the long jump at San Diego State.

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