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.
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.
Women Place Seventh, Men 14th at NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional
Cross Country Readies for NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional
Women Place Ninth, Men 13th at ACC Cross Country Championship Meet
Cross Country Ready for ACC Championship Meet
Men's and Women's Cross Country Regionally Ranked Heading into Championship Season
Women Place Third, Men Sixth at Princeton Invitational