Monique Wright

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Shreveport, La.

High School:
Huntington HS

Height:
5-11

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
07/10/1989

Experience:
2L

Major:
Psychology

Monique Wright

03/16/2012

Track & Field Opens Indoor Season After 28th Place Finish Indoors

Techsters start quest for 8th straight WAC outdoor title

02/24/2012

Chelsea Hayes Sets a Pair of WAC Championship Records

Final day to be shown live on WAC.tv

01/29/2012

Two School Records Fall on Final Day of Arkansas State Invitational

Hayes tops another mark while Hadnot claims his own

02/25/2012

2012 WAC Indoor Championships

Action from the final day at the 2012 WAC Indoor Championships

05/13/2011

2011 WAC Outdoor Championships - Day Three

2011 WAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Honolulu, Hawai'i.

02/26/2011

2011 WAC Indoor Championships - Day Two

Action from day two of the 2011 WAC Indoor Championships in Boise, Idaho.

02/26/2011

2011 WAC Indoor Championships - Final Day

Photos from the final day of the 2011 WAC Indoor Championships in Boise, Idaho.

05/15/2010

2010 WAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships - Day Three

Pictures from Day Three of the Western Athletic Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Louisiana Tech.

2008 Outdoor 4x400m Relay WAC Champion (3:41.59)
2008 Outdoor First Team All-WAC (400m, 4x400m Relay)
2009 Indoor 400m WAC Champion (54.49)
2009 Indoor 4x400m Relay WAC Champion (3:43.07)
2009 Indoor First Team All-WAC (200m, 400m, 4x400m Relay)
2009 Outdoor 4x100m Relay WAC Champion (44.66)
2009 Outdoor First Team All-WAC
(200m, 400m, 4x100m Relay, 4x400m Relay)
2009 Outdoor NCAA Regional Qualifier (4x100m Relay, 4x400m Relay)
2009 Outdoor NCAA Finalist (4x400m Relay)
2010 Indoor 400m WAC Champion (54.46)
2010 Indoor 4x400m Relay WAC Champion (3:46.58)
2010 Indoor First Team All-WAC (400m, 4x400m Relay)
2010 Outdoor 4x400m Relay WAC Champion (3:40.02)
2010 Outdoor First Team All-WAC (400m, 4x400m Relay)
2010 NCAA Semifinalist (4x400m Relay)
2011 Indoor 400m WAC Champion (54.48)
2011 Indoor 4x400m Relay WAC Champion (3:43.64)
2011 Indoor First Team All-WAC (400m, 4x400m Relay)
2011 Outdoor WAC 400m Champion (53.90)
2011 Outdoor WAC 4x400m Relay Champion (3:40.68)
2011 Outdoor First Team All-WAC (200m, 400m, 4x400m Relay)
2011 NCAA Semifinalist (400m)

Top Marks Indoors Outdoors
200m 24.33 (2/28/2009, Boise, Idaho) 23.99 (5/13/2011, Honolulu, Hawai'i)
400m 54.46 (2/27/2010, Boise, Idaho) 53.44 (5/16/2009, Logan, Utah)

2012: Ran 25.32 in the 200m at the AState Invitational (1/27) to finish seventh ... Placed 41st in the 400m at the Tyson Invitational (2/10-11) with a time of 56.57 ... Concluded her collegiate career at the WAC Indoor Championships (2/24-25) where she finished seventh in the 400m with a time of 56.35 after running 56.32 in the prelims and placed 15th in the 200m with a time of 25.11.

2011:Ran the opening leg of the 4x400m relay at the Leonard Hilton Invitational (1/14) that placed fifth with a time of 3:57.51 ... Ran the opening leg of the 4x400m relay that won at the Arkansas State Invitational (1/22) with a time of 3:48.32 and placed ninth in the 200m with a time of 26.09 ...Ran 57.37 in teh 400m to finish 59th, ran 25.13 in the 200m to place 73rd and ran the opening leg of the 4x400m relay that finished 22nd at the Tyson Invitational (2/11-12) ... At the WAC Championships (2/24-26), won the 400m for a second consecutive year, running 54.48, while placing second in the 200m with a time of 24.66 and ran the anchor leg of the 4x400m relay that won and clinched the sixth team title in seven years for the Lady Techsters with a time of 3:43.64 ... Opened the outdoor season at the LSU Relays (3/25-26) where she ran the second leg of the sprint medley relay that finished seventh with a time fo 4:12.70 and ran the third leg of the 4x200m relay that placed third with a time of 1:38.97 ... At the Jim Mize Invitational (4/1-2), won the 400m with a time of 55.16 and ran the opening leg of the 4x400m relay that won with a time of 3:43.37 ... Ran the opening leg of the 4x400m relay that finished 23rd at the Texas Relays (4/6-9) with a time of 3:46.87 ... At the Northwestern State Invitational (4/16), ran 55.19 to finish second in the 400m ... Ran a season-best time of 54-25 in the 400m at the LSU Alumni Gold (4/23) to place fourth while also running the anchor leg of the 4x100m relay that finished fourth with a time of 45.27 ... Ran the opening leg of the 4x400m relay that finished 14th with a tiem of 3:43.26 at the 102nd Drake Relays (4/29-30) ... At the WAC Championships (5/10-13), claimed a trio of first team all-WAC honors by winning gold medals in the 400m with a time of 53.90 and by running the opening leg of the 4x400m relay that won with a time of 3:40.68 while also finishing second in the 200m with a personal record time of 23.99 after running 24.44 in the prelims ... At the NCAA East Preliminary Championships (5/27-29), ran 53.51 in the 400m quarterfinals to advance to the semifinals after running 54.36 in the opening round ... At the NCAA Championships (6/9-11), finished 24th with a time of 54.56.

2010: Opened the year at the Texas A&M Invitational (1/16), placing 24th in the 200m with a time of 25.45 while running the opening leg of the 4x400m relay team that finished third with a time of 3:46.28... At the Razorback Invitational (1/22-23), finished 14th in the 400m with a time of 55.72, placed 20th in the 200m by running 25.26 and ran the opening leg of the 4x400m relay team that finished sixth with a time of 3:44.85... Ran 55.83 in the 400m at the Tyson Invitational (2/12-13) while also running the opening leg of the 4x400m relay that finished 29th with a time of 3:54.09... Won a pair of conference titles at the WAC Indoor Championships (2/25-27), running 54.96 in the 400m prelims to advance to the finals, where she ran a personal-best time of 54.46 to win the WAC title while also winning the WAC title in the 4x400m relay, running the first leg of the relay that ran 3:46.58... Won the 400m at the outdoor season-opening Jim Mize Invitational (3/20) while running the opening leg of the 4x400m relay that won with a time of 3:56.60... At the LSU Relays (3/26-27), ran the opening leg of the 4x400m relay that finished second with a time of 3:45.52... At the 83rd Annual Clyde Littlefiefld Texas Relays (3/31-4/3), ran the third leg of the 4x400m relay that finished 13th with a time of 3:45.09... Finished 12th in the 400m with a time of 54.99 and ran the second leg of the 4x400m relay that ran a season best time of 3:36.20 and finished fourth at the LSU Alumni Gold (4/17)... At the Drake Relays (4/23-25), ran the third leg of the 4x200m relay team that ran the third-best time in school history with a mark of 1:36.44 to finish third while running the opening leg of the 4x400m relay team that ran a season-best time of 3:38.52 to finish sixth... Won the 400m at the Northwestern State Invitational (5/1) with a meet record time of 54.23 while placing 10th in the 200m with a time of 24.34... Earned a pair of first team all-conference honors at the WAC Outdoor Championships (5/12-15), running the opening leg of the winning 4x400m relay that ran 3:40.02 and placing third in the 400m with a time of 55.12... Ran the second leg of the 4x400m relay that finished 10th at the NCAA East Preliminary Championships (5/27-29) and advanced to Eugene while also running 55.30 in the 400m opening round to place 38th... Ran the anchor leg of the 4x400m relay that ran 3:39.77 at the NCAA Championships (6/9-12) to finish 15th despite entering postseason competition ranked 34th.

2009: Opened the indoor season with a 25.54 time in the 200m and a 56.44 mark in the 400m at the Razorback Invitational (1/23)... At the Texas A&M Invitational (2/13), ran 25.22 in the 200m and finished 18th in the 400m with a time of 56.56... Ran the second-fastest 200m prelim time at the WAC Indoor Championships (2/27) with a mark of 24.49, advancing to the finals where she finished third with a time of 24.33... Also at the WAC Indoor Championships (2/27), recorded the fastest 400m prelim time with a mark of 54.82 before winning the conference crown in the finals with a time of 54.49... Opened outdoor season with a third place finish in the 200m at the Dr. Pepper Invitational (3/21), running 25.38... Ran 25.04 in the 200m at the Jim Mize Invitational (3/28) to finish eighth... Finished eighth again two weeks later at the Ole Miss Invitational (4/11), this time running 24.35 while also posting a sixth-place finish in the 400m, running 55.16... Finished ninth in the 400m at the LSU Alumni Gold Invitational (4/18) with a time of 55.95... At the WAC Outdoor Championships (5/14), finished third overall in the 200m prelims with a time of 24.56, advancing to the finals where she ran 24.49 to place third overall... Also at the WAC Outdoor Championships (5/14), ran the third fastest time of 53.97 in the 400m prelims to advance to the finals where she ran 53.44 to place second overall... At the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships (5/29), ran 53.77 in the 400m prelims to record the fifth-fastest time and advance to the finals where she placed sixth overall with a time of 53.37... Qualified for the NCAA Championships (6/10) where she finished 25th overall with a time of 55.03.

2008: Earned All-WAC honors for the outdoor season...Placed third in the 400 at the WAC outdoor championship with a season best time of 55.34 seconds.

High School: Lettered one year under head coach Leslie Thompson for the Huntington High School Raiders.... Named 2007 MVP in Green Oaks Relays... 2007 5A State Champion in the 400m... finished in the top ten percent of graduating class.

Personal: Monique Desha Wright... Daughter of Mildred Vinzant and Bobby Casey... has three brothers: LaDayton Vinzant, Bobby Jr., and LaDarius Casey... has two sisters: Alice Wright and Tiara Casey... Chose LA Tech over LSU and Louisiana-Lafayette... Majoring in psychology... born July 10, 1989 in Shreveport, La.