Monika Grabowiecka
Monika Grabowiecka

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ontario, Canada

High School:
Sir Winston Churchill S.S.

Height:
5-6

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
09/19/1984

Major:
Multimedia Journalism


Junior: (2006 Cross Country): Placed 6th at the Nova Southeastern University Invitational 5K in 20:53.00...one of three Owls in top six finishers at that meet, with teammates Friederike Feil and Trisha Doyle...finished 32nd at the Gator Invitational 5K in a time of 19:02.29, her best time of the year at that distance...posted an 8th place finish at the FLRunners.com Invitational 5K in a time of 20:00.23... ran a 19:56 in the Stetson Invititaional 5K to finish 4th...recorded a time of 19:08.10 at the Sun Belt Championship 5K to finish 22nd...ran a 23:32.8 at the NCAA Regional 6K, to finish 67th

(2007 Indoor Track) Placed 12th in the mile run in a time of 5:19.76 at the Florida Intercollegiates...also ran a 10:44.58 in the 3,000m run to finish 7th at that same meet...finished 15th in the mile run at the UNC Invitational (1/27)...ran a 5:14.93 mile at the Valentine Invitational (2/10)...placed 4th in the 5000 meters at Sun Belt Indoors (2/24) in a time of 18:51.97

Sophomore: (2005 Cross Country) Finished 40th at the Atlantic Sun Championship (10/29) in a time of 19:29...finished the Disney Invite (10/8) in 19:57.52...ran a season-best time of 19:54.09 at the Gator Invite (9/9).

(2006 Outdoor Track) Finished 7th in the 3,000m run with a time of 10:36.13 at the Hurricane Invitational (3/18)...ran the 5,000m in a time of 18:29.12, good for 5th at the Diet Pepsi Invitational...won the 5,000m run at the UCF Twilight meet in a time of 18:47.57

Freshman: (2004 Cross Country): Finished 16th at the A-Sun Championship (10/30) with a time of 19:25 ... ran her personal-best 5k time of 18:50 at the Disney Invitational (10/9).

(2005 Track) Competed in the 1,500m, 3,000m, and 5,000m ... broke the 5,000m school record at the Florida Relays (3/26) with a time of 17:57.13 ... finished in sixth place in the 5,000m at the A-Sun Championship (4/16) with a time of 17:57.

High School: Coached by Gerry Hinton at Sir Winston Churchill...member of the first-place women's provincial team for four consecutive years...at 2003 provincials, placed first in provincials in 800m and second in 1500m...member of Niagara Olympic Club.

Personal: Multimedia Journalism major ...born September 19, 1984 in Czarno-Wasy Poland...daughter of Dorothy Grabowiecka, Rob Bell, and Alexander Grabowiecka.

Personal Bests
800m: 2:13
1,500m: 4:38
1,600m: 5:33
3,000m: 10:38
5,000m: 17:57
5k (CC): 18:50
6k (CC): 23:58

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