Monique Carter
Monique Carter

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Queens Village, NY

High School:
Flushing

Birthdate:
04/05/1989


2011: Steady member of the second varsity eight boat...Honored as Michigan State's recipient of the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award... Took a second place finish in the Petite Finals of the NCAA Regatta with a time of 6:37.28, a 00:00.15 margin over Princeton... Rowed with the second varsity eight at the Big Ten Championships where the Spartans came in fifth place with a time of 6:34.71.... Aided her team in three victories in the second varsity eight over Boston University, Gonzaga, and Indiana, with top margins of 17.7 seconds, 15.4 seconds and 10.6 seconds respectively to win the Dale England Cup... Rowed to a win over Texas by 4.3 seconds with the varsity eight... Posted a Big Ten win over Minnesota in the Spartans' only home race of the season ... Defeated both Ohio State and Washington State with the second varsity eight.

2010: Rowed with the second varsity eight... Victorious over Michigan and Notre Dame by margins of 4.1 and 20.3 seconds... Defeated Gonzaga and Buffalo ... Notched a 4.6 second victory over Cornell ... Also recorded a Big Ten victory over Indiana ... Captured fourth place in the Big Ten Championships with at time of 6:33.01... Rowed to a 9th place finish in the NCAA Regatta with a time of 6:38.04.

2009: Rowed as a member of the varsity eight in all seven races, sitting at the six and four seats ... Helped the varsity eight to a first-place finish in the petite finals at the NCAA Regatta ... Member of the varsity eight crew which took first at the Big Ten Championships in a time of 6:06.30 ... Helped lead the varsity eight to a pair of victories at the Big Ten Double Duals ... Helped the varsity eight to an open water victory over No. 20 Notre Dame.

2008: Rowed as a member of the second varsity eight in all seven races, sitting in primarily the fourth and fifth seats ... Placed 10th at the NCAA National Regatta after helping the second varsity eight crew to a fourth-place nod in the petite final ... Member of the crew that took second at the 2008 Big Ten Championships, placing ahead of every team with the exception of Wisconsin, who finished just one second ahead ... Helped the second varsity eight defeat two ranked opponents in fifth-ranked Princeton and No. 14 Notre Dame in back-to-back weeks to start the season... Member of the crew that topped Oregon State and Central Florida and narrowly lost to No. 3 Virginia in the third race of the season ... Rowed as a member of the crew that swept Minnesota and No. 15 Louisville.

Prior to MSU: A member of the Row New York Rowing Club ... Named team's most valuable rower from 2004-07 ... Captured All-State First Team honors from the New York State Scholastic Rowing Association(NYSSRA, 06-07)... Ranked 2nd in New York with erg score from 2006-2007 ... Finished 11th out of 196 competitors at the 2006 CRASH-B World Indoor Rowing Championship ... Finished seventh out 219 competitors at the 2007 CrasH-B World Indoor Rowing Championship in Junior Women Event ... Captured first at the New York City Sprints, East End Regatta, and the Providence Sweeps and Sculls in the varsity eight and four ... A finalist at the US Rowing Northeast Regional Rowing Regatta ... Finished 23 out of 47 at the Head of the Charles in the Junior 4+ ... Champion of the New York Athletic Club Indoor Rowing Championship ... Featured in the December 2005 issue of Rowing News as a member of the Row New York Rowing Club ... Phillips Exeter Summer Scholar '05.

Personal: Born April 5, 1989 ... Daughter of Julian Carter and Alyce Reed ... A IDS health studies major.