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 Hep. with a mark of 4683 which placed her 10th overall in her conference …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 38’7.5”… UCLA Legends Invitational competed in the javelin throw with a mark of 127’11 and the shot put with a mar of 34’6.75”… 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 36’11.5”…

… Indoor Competed in the pentathlon at MPSF Indoor Track & Field Championships scoring 3394 placing 11th…Lumberjack Team Challenge competed in the 60 hurdles running 9.35 placing 7th, the long jump placing 7th with a ark of 16’11.25”, and the 200 running 26.81 placing 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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