Events: 3,000M (IN: 10:29.80; OUT: 11:01.52), 5,000M (IN: 18:17.36; OUT: 19:30.68), 10,000M (40:20.51)
Opened her outdoor season by running a seasonal best of 19 minutes, 59.14 seconds for 11th place in the 5,000 meters at the Louisiana Classics meet in Lafayette ... Followed with a sixth-place finish at LSU's Battle on the Bayou with a run of 20:36.34 ... Placed 10th in the 5k at the LSU Alumni Gold (21:16.45) and 17th at the SEC Relays (20:55.41) to cap her four appearances on the season ... Did not compete for the Lady Tigers during the indoor season ... Recognized for her academic performance with a selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll following the season.
Ran in nine meets during her true freshman season with the Lady Tigers in 2016 ... Placed third in the 3,000 meters at both the Purple Tiger Invitational (10:42.59) and LSU Twilight (10:29.80) during the indoor season ... Also clocked 10:36.09 for fifth place in the 3k at the Bayou Bengal Invitational ... Ran her fastest 5k of the indoor season at the Power Five Conference Clash in Birmingham, Alabama, where she crossed the finish line in 18:17.36 for 13th place overall ... Also ran 18:45.03 at the Iowa State Classic ... Opened the outdoor season by taking ninth in the 3,000 meters at Miami's Hurricane Twilight meet with a time of 11:01.52 ... Placed fifth at the LSU Alumni Gold (19:35.46) and eighth at the LSU Invitational (19:30.68) while running the 5,000 meters outdoors ... Finished runner-up in her only 10k of the season at the Battle on the Bayou with a time of 40:20.51 ... An outstanding student recognized for her performance with a selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll following the season.
PRIOR TO LSU
A three-year letterwinner in track and field and one-year letterwinner in cross country during her prep career at St. Scholastica Academy … Set personal bests of 1:05.26 in the 400 meters on the track and 17:07.08 on the 4k course in cross country before her arrival at LSU … Helped lead St. Scholastica Academy to the Class 4A team title at the 2014 Louisiana High School Athletics Association Class 4A State Outdoor Track & Field Championships held at LSU’s Bernie Moore Track Stadium … Also helped guide her high school team to a runner-up team finish at the 2013 LHSAA Class 4A State Cross Country Championships during her senior season … Was an all-state performer in indoor track and field and an all-district performer in cross country in 2013.
Full name is Monica Ann Guillot … Born on April 1, 1996 … Parents are Lloyd, Jr. and Lisa Guillot … Both parents attended LSU … Has one older sister, Mallory, and three younger brothers, Lloyd, Christopher and Nathan … An honor student who was co-valedictorian of her graduating class at St. Scholastica Academy … An Alpha Honor Student, AP Scholar and member of the National Honor Society during her high school career … Majoring in chemical engineering.