UCLA Track & Field BIO
Monique Van
Player Profile:
Monique Van 1774983
Position: Multi
Other Position: Heptathlon
Height: 5'5"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Spring Valley, Calif.
High School: Steele Canyon
Experience: 1 Year
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 – Born March 20, 1995 in San Diego, Calif. … 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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