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  Monica Kinney
Monica Kinney

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Walker, Mich.

High School:
West Catholic

Event:
Mid Distance

07/26/2013

GVSU Collects Scholar Team of the Year Awards in Track & Field

Both men and women's teams named indoor scholar team of the year, 33 individuals named all-academic

02/27/2013

USTFCCCA Announces Indoor Track and Field All-Region Awards

41 Laker student-athletes earn 56 all-region award honors

02/24/2013

GVSU Women Win 14th Straight GLIAC Indoor Championship

Lakers tally 229.5 points to run away from the field on day two

02/15/2013

Laker Women Hit 11 Qualifying Marks at GVSU Tune-Up

GVSU wins eight events on the day

06/04/2012

GVSU Women Win Program of the Year for Fourth Straight Year

Lakers swept the track and field titles for the second straight year and finishing third in cross country

2011-12: Medical redshirt...Won the 5k at the GVSU Laker Early Bird (16:13.81) during the indoor season.

2010-11: During the indoor season, she had seven first place finishes...Won the 5,000 meter run at the GVSU Holiday Open with a time of 16:25.82 and won the mile run at the Mike Lints Alumni Open (4:43.24)...Part of the 4,000 Distance Medley Relay squad that took first at the Indiana University Relays with a time of 11:29.93...Also won the same event at the GLIAC Indoor Championship with a time of 11:39.50 in addition to being crowned the conference champion in the 3,000 meter run with a time of 9:33.21...At the Division II Indoor Championships, she won two individual national titles, finishing first in both the 5,000 meter run (16:28.02) and mile run (4:44.41)...Also part of the DMR team that finished third at nationals with a time of 11:47.40 to earn three All-American honors...In the outdoor season, she began the year winning the 5,000 meter event at the Mt. SAC Relays with a time of 15:46.25, a personal best...Won the 1,500 meter event at the Beach Invitational with a time of 4:26.89...Won the 1,500 meter GLIAC Outdoor Championship with a time of 4:27.10...Finished in second in the 1,500 meter run at the Division II Outdoor Championships with a time of 4:29.96 to be named an All-American and finished 15th in the 5,000 meter run with a time of 17:02.54.

2009-10: Was the GLIAC Indoor Champion in the mile with a time 4:57.30 and member of the DMR first place team...Ran the 1200m leg of the fourth place DMR and placed second in the mile with a time of 4:50.48 at the NCAA Indoor Championships...Finished second at the GLIAC Outdoor Championships in the 1500m run...Was NCAA runner-up in the 1500m run with a PR of 4:23.00 and placed fourth in the 5000m with a PR of 16:24.67.

2008-09: GLIAC Indoor Champion for 800m and distance medley relay...Placed third at the NCAA Indoor National Championships in the mile with a P.R. of 4:48.98 and lead off the National Runner-Up Distance Medley Relay Team...Won the Dave Rankin Purdue Invitational 800m run with a time of 2:09.87...GLIAC Outdoor Champion for 1500m and placed fifth in 800m...NCAA qualifier in the 800m and 1500m, placing third in the 1500m at the NCAA Outdoor Championships with a time of 4:31.41.Ran a P.R. of 4:27.53 at the Hillsdale Gina Relays...USATF Junior National qualifier in the 1500m placing sixth earning USATF All-American honors.

Grand Valley Bests: 600m- 1:35.91...800m- 2:09.87...1500m- 4:23.00...Mile- 4:48.98...3000m- 9:50.24...5000m- 16:24.67...6000m- 23:31.

High School: 2007 MHSAA State runner-up in the DII 800 meter with a time of 2:14...Academic All-State in cross country in her junior and senior years.

High School Bests: 400m- 58.47...800m- 2:11.11...1600m- 5:07.15.

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