Monica LaPointe
Monica LaPointe

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Grosse Ile, Mich.

High School:
Grosse Ile

Position:
Varsity


05/28/2014

2014 Spring Academic All-Big Ten Selections Announced

MSU had 104 student-athletes recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.

04/25/2014

No. 5 Virginia, Duke on Tap for Rowers

Spartans face off with both teams for the second time this season.

04/15/2014

SASS Academic Excellence Gala Celebrates MSU Student-Athletes

17th annual gala honored student-athletes success in the classroom and community.

03/27/2014

Spartans Head East For Two Races

MSU races BU, Rutgers Friday; Takes on Ivy Foes Saturday morning

03/14/2014

Rowing Season Begins This Weekend at Oak Ridge

Spartans Face Earliest Start Since 2009

2014: Big Ten Distinguished Scholar ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Recipient of MSU's prestigious President's Award, which recognizes the graduating senior with the highest cumulative GPA ... Defeated Duke by eight seconds in the varsity eight race at Virginia (4/26)... Finished a half-length behind No. 12 Washington State and a full length ahead of No. 18 Syracuse at the Clemson Invitational (4/19)... Varsity eight defeated both Boston and Rutgers by more than 15 seconds (3/28)... Varsity eight defeated Kansas by open water and posted a win over Tennessee by a length on the first day at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational (3/15).

2013 Academic All-Big Ten Selection ... Opened the season (March 30) in the seven seat of the varsity eight, falling to both Michigan and Notre Dame by two lengths... Rowed in the bow seat of the varsity eight in a four-boat race with Big Ten foes Michigan, Ohio State, and Indiana (April 13) when conditions forced a change from a double-dual format. Finished fourth in a time of 6:54.13 ... Lined up with some of the best crews in the country at the Clemson Invitational (April 20-21). In the bow seat of the varsity eight, crossed the line in a time of 6:48.3 in the Saturday morning heat, a race Cornell won in a time of 6:35.0. In the second two sessions at Clemson, rowed in the two seat in the varsity eight, and helped the boat finish third in its second Saturday race, crossing the line in 6:29.9, behind Louisville (6:22.0) and Minnesota (6:26.3). In Sunday's race, crossed the finish line in a time of 6:58.1, behind Louisville (6:46.7), Clemson, Cornell, and Duke ... In the six seat in the second varsity eight, posted a five-second win over Duke (7:05.04) after falling to No. 4 Virginia by open water when the team traveled to take on the host Cavaliers and the Blue Devils (April 27) ... Raced Big Ten foes Minnesota and Wisconsin in the final week of the regular season (May 5), and rowed to a third-place finish (6:56.4) as the six seat in the second varsity eight ... Rowed in the four seat in the second varsity eight at the Big Ten Championships (May 19), finishing fifth in a time of 6:55.784. The Spartans finished fourth in the team standings with 85 points, behind champion Ohio State, Michigan, and Wisconsin.

2012 Rowed in the varsity eight at the NCAA Championships where the Spartans finished second in the third-level final in a time of 6:36.10... Placed fourth at the Big Ten Championships in a time of 6:34.201 (May 13)... Academic All-Big Ten...Defeated Louisville by 3.3 seconds and Iowa by 13.7 seconds on April 7 in Iowa City ... Rowed in the varsity eight at the UVA Invitational (April 14-15) where MSU captured victories over No. 19 Minnesota by 8.9 seconds and No. 18 Clemson by 10.2 seconds... Defeated No.11 Stanford by 1.9 seconds on April 21 at Stanford ...

2011 Took fifth place in the Big Ten Championships in the novice eight with a time of 6:50.47... Defeated Boston University, Gonzaga and Indiana to capture the Dale England Cup by margins of 14.7 seconds, 7 seconds, and 5.5 seconds... Topped Clemson by a margin of 10.1 seconds and Texas by 4.3 seconds.