Monique McPherson
Monique  McPherson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Old Harbour Bay, Jamaica

High School:
St. Jago

Last College:
Wayland Baptist

Height:
5-9

Event:
Sprints/Mid-Distance

07/17/2017

Sixty-Nine Aztecs Garner MW All-Academic Status

69 named Academic All-MW

05/27/2017

Aztec T&F Qualifies Seven to NCAA Champs on Saturday

T&F qualifies seven to NCAA Champs

05/23/2017

No. 25 Aztec T&F Competes at NCAA West Prelims This Weekend

T&F at NCAA West Prelims this weekend

05/18/2017

Aztec T&F Qualifies 13 for NCAA West Prelims

T&F qualifies 13 for NCAA West Prelims

05/15/2017

Track & Field Earns 12 All-Conference Honors

T&F earns 12 all-conference honors

05/16/2017

2017 MW Outdoor Track & Field Championships

San Diego State track and field won the 2017 Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

· 2017 MW Outdoor Track and Field Champion (4x400-Meter Relay)
· 2017 MW Indoor Track and Field Champion (4x400-Meter Relay) 

· 2016 NAIA National Indoor Track and Field 600-meter Champion
· NAIA Indoor Track and Field All-American (2016: 4x400 relay, 600 meters; 2015: 600 meters, 4x400-meter relay, 4x800-meter relay)
· NAIA Outdoor Track and Field All-American (2015: 4x400 relay, 400 meters)

· 2015-16 CoSIDA Academic All-America College Division Track & Field/Cross Country Second Team
· 2015-16 CoSIDA All-District IV Track & Field/Cross Country Academic Team

· 2015-16 Sooner Athletic Conference Academic All-Conference
· Sooner Athletic Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll (2014-15, 2015-16)

Collegiate Bests
400 Meters (Indoor): 56.06 (Feb. 24, 2017 at MW Championships - Albuquerque, N.M.)
400 Meters (Outdoor): 
54.76 (May 22, 2015 at NAIA National Outdoor Track and Field Championships - Gulf Shores, Ala.)
600 Meters (Indoor): 
1:31.23 (March 5, 2016 at NAIA National Indoor Track and Field Championships - Johnson City, Tenn.)
800 Meters (Indoor): 2:16.67 (Feb. 11, 2017 at Don Kirby Elite Invitational - Albuquerque, N.M.)
800 Meters (Outdoor): 
2:08.96 (March 31, 2016 at Nike Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays - Austin, Texas)
1,000 Meters - 3:00.37 (Jan. 14, 2017 at UW Preview - Seattle, Wash.)
1,500 Meters - 4:54.94 (April 1, 2017 at California Collegiate Invitational - San Diego, Calif.)
5,000 Meters (Cross Country):
 20:47.2 (Oct. 24, 2015 at NAIA Mid-States Cross Country Classic - Winfield, Kan.)

NCAA West Preliminary Rounds (Outdoor)
2017: 
14th (3:36.27 - 4x400-Meter Relay)

Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships
2017: 1st (3:36.42 - 4x400-Meter Relay) | 7th (2:10.38 - 800 Meters)

Mountain West Indoor Track and Field Championships
2017: 1st (3:40.16 - 4x400-Meter Relay) | 7th (12:13.90 - Distance Medley Relay) | 10th (56.06 - 400 Meters)

NAIA National Indoor Track and Field Championships 
2016:
 1st (600 Meters)
2015: 3rd (600 Meters)

NAIA National Outdoor Track and Field Championships 
2016: 10th (800 Meters)
2015: 4th (400 Meters)

2016-17
Outdoor Track and Field: 
Member of the MW Champion-4x400-meter relay team (3:36.42) ... Finished 14th at the NCAA West Prelims in the 4x400 relay with the 10th-best time in SDSU history (3:36.27) ... Helped SDSU to a 12th-place finish in the 4x400 relay at the Penn Relays (3:40.63) ... An 800 specialist for SDSU, placing seventh in the event at the conference meet (2:10.38) and competing in the event at four additional meets, winning the 800 at the San Diego Collegiate Challenge ... Won the 400 open in her only appearance of the season at the Aztec Invitational (55.78).

Indoor Track and Field: 
Helped SDSU win the 4x400-meter relay at the MW Championships with the 10th-best time in school history at 3:40.16 ... Was also a member of the distance medley relay team that placed seventh at the conference meet (12:13.90) with the program's fifth-best time ... Placed 10th in the 400 at the MW Championships ... Recorded the program's second-best time with a second-place finish in the 600 (1:31.48) at the Cherry & Silver Invitational.

Cross Country: 
Did not compete.

2015-16
 
Indoor Track & Field: 
National champion in the 600 meters and helped the 4x400 relay team to a second-place finish as the Wayland Baptist won the NAIA team title ... Earned NAIA Indoor Track and Field All-America honors in the 600 meters and 4x400-meter relay ... As a member of the Pioneer women's 4x400 relay team, qualified for NAIA National Championships after winning the event at the Masked Rider Open (3:51.96) ... Won the 800 meters (2:11.29) with the third-fastest in the NAIA in 2016, in the season-opening meet at Texas Tech ... Broke two school records during the season: the 800 meters (2:12.44) and the 600 (1:30.61) ... Won the 600 at the New Mexico Collegiate Indoor TF Classic (1:31.64).

Outdoor Track and Field: Earned a spot in the NAIA National Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

2014-15
Indoor Track and Field: 
NAIA Indoor Track and Field All-American in the 600 meters, 4x400-meter relay and 4x800-meter relay.

Outdoor Track and Field: Helped Wayland Baptist to a National Outdoor Track and Field team championship with her participation on the national 4x400-meter relay champion team ... NAIA Outdoor Track and Field All-American in the 400 after posting a personal best and 4x400-meter relay ... Placed fourth in the 400 meters at the National Outdoor Track and Field Championships and third in the 600 meters.

High School 
Was the 2014 Central American-Caribbean Junior Championships 800-meter champion ... Finished 20th in the 2014 NACAC Cross Country Championships Junior women's race (4K) with a 16:18.40 time ... Posted a second-place time in the 4K Junior Women JAAA National Cross Country Championships (16:09) ... At the 2013 Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association/Grace Kennedy Boys and Girls -Championships, placed second in the 1,500 meters and third in the 800 meters. 

Personal
Monique McPherson was born in Jamaica on March 27, 1995 ... Mother is Janice Dawkins ... Majoring in public administration. 

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