JUNIOR (1998-99): Outdoor - First year of new javelin...tossed 44.30m/145-4 for win at Big Foot Open (3/30/99, Spokane)...finished fifth at Pac-10 Championships with mark of 44.10m/144-8...
SOPHOMORE (1997-98): Outdoor - Finished 21st at the NCAA Championships with a throw of 42.06m/138-0...placed seventh at Pac-10 Championships...tossed pr of 50.84m/166-9 at Mt. SAC Relays (4/19/98, Walnut)...mark is fourth-best in WSU history...
FRESHMAN (1996-97): Outdoor - Bettered personal best four times during rookie collegiate season...finished second at UW dual with throw of 39.24m/128-9 (4/12/97, Seattle)...uncorked pr 45.10m/147-11 for second at Palouse Invitational (5/18/97, Pullman)...placed ninth at Pac-10s with 40.74m/133-8 (5/24/97, Seattle).
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER: Won eight varsity letters at Ellensburg High...four letters in volleyball for coach Shelly Gibson, one for basketball coach Craig Faire, and three as a javelin-thrower for track and field coach Robert Price...captained the volleyball team sophomore through senior seasons...as a SOPHOMORE placed sixth in javelin at state meet with throw of 130-3...JUNIOR year set a school record with throw of 146-11...placed fifth at state meet...finished sixth at Golden West Invitational...named Booster Club Athlete of the Month...as a SENIOR, threw 159-0 to win sub-district meet and led the nation at time of throw...threw 147 to win state AA meet...also threw at Golden West Invitational to win with 142-0...named Prep All-America by Track and Field News.
PERSONAL: Born Molly Elizabeth Monroe on 11/17/77 at Ellensburg, Wash...father Gary is a job specialist...mother Debby licenses foster homes...younger sister Emily (8/26/79)...earned a 4.0 grade point average...was a Scholar-Athlete and on Principal's List for four years...enjoys jewelry making and powerlifting...majoring in biology at WSU.
MOLLY MONROE'S WASHINGTON STATE BESTS: Outdoor: New Javelin - 44.30m/145-4 (3/20/99, Spokane). Old Javelin - 50.84m/166-9 (4/19/98, Walnut).