Monique

Cabral

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Sprints
Height: 5'3"
Class: Junior
City/State: Diego Martin, Trinidad
High School: St. Joseph's HS
Experience: 1 Letter

Bio

Major: Elementary Education
Events: 60M (7.43), 100M (11.45), 200M (IN: 23.95; OUT: 23.54)

NCAA Mideast Regional Champion

CAREER
A four-year letterwinner from 2006-09 ... Made one appearance at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Championships as a senior in 2009 ... Finished 14th nationally in the 100-meter dash at the NCAA Outdoor meet in 2009 ... Qualified to run the 100-meter dash at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships in 2007, 2008 and 2009 ... Also ran the 200 meters at the regional meet in back-to-back seasons in 2007 and 2008 ... Saw action at the SEC Championships in each of her four seasons in Baton Rouge ... Was named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the first time during her senior season in 2009 ... Graduated from LSU in December 2009 with a degree in elementary education.

2009
Lined up in the 100-meter dash at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships for the first time in her collegiate career ... Advanced to the national semifinal in the 100 meters, where she finished in 14th place with a time of 11.72 seconds ... Matched her own personal best in the event with a time of 11.45 in the first round of qualifying at the NCAA meet ... Just missed qualifying for the event final at the SEC Outdoor Championships after placing 10th in the qualifying round with a wind-aided time of 11.65 ... Also lined up in the 100-meter dash at the LSU Tiger Relays (12.08), Sun Angel Classic (11.72) and LSU Alumni Gold (11.62) ... Ran four 200-meter races in 2009 ... Set a wind-legal seasonal best of 24.06 in a third-place finish in the University division at the Sun Angel Classic ... Was the 13th-place finisher in the event at the SEC Outdoor meet, crossing the finish line in 24.08 in the first round of qualifying ... Ran the leadoff leg on LSU’s 4x100-meter relay team for much of the outdoor season ... Led off the team that finished runner-up at the LSU Alumni Gold with a seasonal-best time of 43.39 ... Ran the lead leg on the sprint relay team that captured the event title by a comfortable margin at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships with a time of 43.92 ... Also ran as part of LSU’s 4x100 and 4x200 relays at the Penn Relays ... Did not compete during the 2009 indoor season due to injury ... Was honored for her outstanding performance in the classroom with a selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2008
Participated in both the 100 and 200 meters at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships for the second-straight season ... Finished 16th in the 100 meters and 11th in the 200 meters at the regional meet ... Also lined up in both sprints at the SEC Outdoor Track and Field Championships, placing 11th and 15th, respectively ... Set a new wind-legal personal best of 11.49 seconds in the 100-meter dash at the Sagicor National Open Championships in her native Trinidad and Tobago following the collegiate season ... Finished the meet in sixth place in the event ... Recorded a new personal best of 23.54 in the 200 meters at the Tiger Invitational while placing fifth in the event ... Also saw action in both the 4x100 and 4x200-meter relays during the outdoor season ... Competed in the 60 meters and 200 meters during the indoor season ... Clocked a seasonal best of 7.46 in the 60 meters at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier ... Set a new indoor personal best of 23.95 in the 200 meters at the SEC Indoor Championships ... Participated in a total of 16 meets during the collegiate season in 2008.

2007
Was an NCAA Mideast Regional participant in the 100 and 200 meters during the outdoor season ... Placed 19th in the 100 and 16th in the 200 at the regional meet ... Won the 100-meter title at the LSU Tiger Classic with a seasonal-best wind-aided time of 11.62 in the final ... Clocked a new personal best in the event with a 11.71 at the LSU Tiger Relays ... Also recorded a new personal-best time in the 200 meters in a fourth-place finish at the Sun Angel Classic (23.74) ... Finished 13th in the 100 meters and 12th in the 200 meters at the SEC Outdoor Championships ... Was a member of the 4x200-meter relay team that clocked the fastest preliminary time at the Penn Relays with a 1:33.04 ... Competed in the 60 meters and 200 meters during the indoor season ... Clocked her first career NCAA provisional qualifying time in the 60-meter dash in the prelims at the SEC Indoor Championships with a new personal-best time of 7.43 ... Finished ninth in the event at the conference meet ... Also posted a new indoor personal best of 24.10 in the 200 meters at the SEC Championships.

2006
Competed in both the 100 meters and 200 meters for the Lady Tigers during the outdoor season ... Finished 11th in the 100 meters at the SEC Championships after clocking a seasonal-best time of 11.93 ... Posted a seasonal-best time of 24.09 in the 200 meters to finish in eighth place at the LSU Alumni Gold ... Also competed in the event at the SEC Championships, finishing the meet in 17th place with a time of 24.80 ... Competed in four meets during the indoor season while running the 60 meters ... Earned a pair of fifth-place finishes at the Purple Tiger Invitational (7.64) and LSU Invitational (7.75) ... Also competed in the Bayou Bengal Invitational and New Balance Invitational during the indoor season.

PRIOR TO LSU
Attended St. Joseph's Convent ... Coached by Ian Hypolite on her Memphis Pioneers club team ... Was the 2005 Trinidad and Tobago junior national champion in both the 100 and 200 meters ... Was also part of the 4x100 relay team with LSU teammate Kelly Baptiste that set the national record in the event ... Has represented Trinidad and Tobago at both the senior and junior national levels on several occasions ... Came to LSU with personal-best marks of 11.67 in the 100 meters and 23.87 in the 200 meters.

PERSONAL
Born on Dec. 9, 1986 ... Daughter of Alan and Gail Cabral ... Has two older siblings, Leigh and Danica ... Graduated in December 2009 with a degree in elementary education.

 

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