MINERS

Monica Lopez
 Monica Lopez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
El Paso, Texas

High School:
Del Valle High School

Event:
Jumps

Experience:
1L

2013: Indoor: Competed in the long and triple jump at the Conference USA Championship ... posted two season-best distances in the long and triple jump of 5.37m (17-07.50) and 11.34m (37-02.50) set at the New Mexico Classic, respectively ... placed seventh at the Texas A&M Invitational in the long jump.

Outdoor: Finished fifth at the UTEP Invitational in the triple jump with a wind aided leap of 11.93m (39-01.75) ... captured fourth place with a mark of 11.85m (38-10.50) W: 3.4 in the triple jump at the UTEP Springtime meet ... finished eighth in the triple and long jump at the Texas Tech Open ... registered a season best of 5.54m (18-02.25) at the C-USA Championships.

2012: Indoor: Recorded a personal-best of 11.68m (38-04.00) in the triple jump at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational ... competed at the Conference USA Championships in the triple jump and long jump posting marks of 11.62m and 5.32m, respectively ... finished eighth in the triple jump with a jump of 11.56m (37-11.25) at the Texas A&M Invitational.

Outdoor: Registered a season-best of 5.62m (18-05.25) in the long jump finishing third at the UTEP Springtime meet ... secured a mark of 5.44m (17-10.25) in the long jump at the Don Kirby Invitational ... finished eighth in the triple jump at the Don Kirby Invitational with a jump of 11.65m (38-02.75) ... posted a sixth place finish with a mark of 11.53m (37-10.00) in the triple jump at the UTEP Springtime.

High School: Was named the 2011 El Paso Times `Girls' Track and Field MVP ... set a personal-best mark of 18' 8.25 at the 2011 UIL 4A State Track and Field Championships earning her a bronze medal in the long jump ... finished first in the long jump (18' 3.50) and second in the triple jump (38' 2.00) at the 2011 Regional 1-4A Championships.

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