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Player Bio: Monique Jessie :: Track  

  Monique Jessie
Monique Jessie

Player Profile

Compton, California

High School:
Carson High School

Last College:
West LA City College




Women's Team Captain

WSU CAREER. JUNIOR (2002-03): Indoor - Finished third in the 400m open at the MPSF Championships with a time of 54.70i (2/22/03, Nampa)...ran the second leg of the second-place 4x400m relay (3:44.23i)...set school record in 4x400m relay with time of 3:36.08i at the Pac-10 Invite (3/1/03, Seattle)...the next week, squad broke school record with time of 3:35.49i for seventh place at the NCAA Indoor Championships...Outdoor - At the Pac-10 Championships, placed fourth in the 400m hurdles with a PR of 59.28 (5/18/03, Los Angeles)...mark is second-best in school history...4x400m relay ran an outdoor school record time of 3:36.73 at the Texas Relays (4/5/03, Austin) and then broke it with a second-place NCAA West Regional finish in a time of the NCAA Championships, relay ran a 3:37.34 in the prelims and did not advance to the final...did not advance to the semifinals in intermediate hurdles after prelim time of 59.73.

WEST LOS ANGELES COLLEGE CAREER (2000-02): Four-time All-American...state JC champion in 400m hurdles in 2001, runner up in 2002...state JC champ in 400m dash (55.47 in 2002) after runner-up in 2001...ran leg of 2002 state champion 4x400m relay after second place finish in 2001...won Western State Conference and Southern State Regional titles in both 400m and 400m hurdles both years...selected MVP of both cross country and track teams both years...named Wester State Conference Woman Athlete of the Year...member of Team Love Track Club in Long Beach, coached by Andre Love...participated in intermediate hurdles at 2000 Junior Olympics.

HIGH SCHOOL CAREER. Ran track and cross country for coach Sam Hardiman at Carson High...two-time conference champion in the 400m dash...also won 300m hurdles senior year...twice selected track team's MVP...also harriers' MVP as senior.

PERSONAL. Born Monique Nicole Jessie 12/4/82 at Bellflower, Calif...father Robert works for Ralph's Corp...mother Karen works at CoAmerica Robert III (9/17/79)...sister Leira (11/22/85)...received National English Merit Award in high school...sang with gospel group God's Real Anointing Creates Essence (GRACE) which won the 2002 Voices of Gospel Big Contest...pursuing a degree in communications.

100m - 12.37 (2003)
400m - 54.85 (2003)
400m Hurdles - 58.32 (2003)
1600m Relay - 3:33.65 SR (2003), 3:35.49i SR (2003)

2003 400m Hurdles 4th 59.28 4x400m Relay 3rd 3:37.57

NCAA WEST REGIONAL PERFORMANCES 2003 4x400m Relay 2nd 3:33.65 SR

NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS PERFORMANCES 2003 400m Hurdles Prelims 59.73 4x400m Prelims 3:37.34

Washington State Cougars Track & Field