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  Monica Bhattacharjee
Monica Bhattacharjee

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Penfield, NY

High School:
Penfield

2006: Monica Bhattacharjee was Pitt's leading runner in the first two meets of the 2006 campaign and was in the team's top two throughout the season...Captured 74th at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships after posting a time of 22:31.40...Placed 65th at the Big East Championships with a time of 23:01.00...Was Pitt's second runner to cross the finish line at the CMU Invitational at Schenley Park, turning in a time of 19:18.19 and placing 15th...Finished 51st with a time of 23:31.65, improving her time on the Penn State course by a half a minute at the Spike Shoe Invitational...Competed in the 33rd annual Brooks Paul Short Run and placed 122nd with a time of 23:18.00...Placed sixth with a time of 19:13.00 at the Duquesne Duals, improving her time from last season's meet by 29 seconds...Nominated as a Big East Academic All-Star.

2005 Highlights:
Duquesne Duals - 19:42.00 (15th)
Iona Meet of Champions - 23:56.80 (94th)
Paul Short Invitational - 23:09.70 (188th)
Penn State National - 24:05.00 (176th)
Big East Championships - 23:34.00 (68th)
NCAA Regionals - 23:34.60 (122nd)

Penfield High School: Named to All-County team in the steeplechase...All-Section Honorable Mention...Three track and field sectional titles...One cross country sectional title...MVP and MIP for cross country...Recipient of Dick Frank Memorial Award...Competed in the Nike Indoor Nationals...A scholar-athlete and AP scholar...Member of the National Honor Society and high honor roll.

Personal: Daughter of Debabrata and Gauri Bhattacharjee...Has one sister...Born March 17, 1987...A chemistry major.