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Monica Veit
Monica Veit
Height: 5-6
Year: Sr.-3L
Hometown: Anchorage, Alaska
High School: South Alaska
Position: Swimming

Academic Notes: Accountancy major … Three-time Academic All-WAC recipient … Golden Eagle Scholar-Athlete Award winner.

2009-10 (Junior): Placed 20th in the 100-yard breaststroke at the WAC Championships … Swam season-best time in 100-yard breaststroke (1:06.45) at WAC meet … Also swam season-best 200-yard breaststroke time in 2:26.70 … Swam third WAC Championship event (50-yard freestyle) as an exhibition … Turned in fastest 50-yard freestyle time (27.13) against Idaho … Participated in all seven dual meets for Lumberjacks.

2008-09 (Sophomore): Placed 17th in the 100 breaststroke and 23rd in the 200 breaststroke at the WAC Championships ... Swam career-best times in both events while at the meet, going 1:06.03 in the finals of the 100 and 2:25.53 in the prelims of the 200 ... Took third place in the 100 breaststroke vs. Loyola Marymount on Jan. 17.

2007-08 (Freshman): Competed in seven meets for the Lumberjacks ... Earned seven top-five finishes over the course of the season ... Placed fifth in the 100 breaststroke vs. New Mexico on Dec. 6 ... Placed fifth in the 100 breast and the 200 medley relay at San Diego on Dec. 15 ... Placed second in the 200 medley relay, fourth in the 100 breast and fifth in the 200 breast vs. Grand Canyon on Jan. 26 ... Part of fourth-place 200 medley relay team at New Mexico State on Feb. 2.

High School: A 2007 graduate of South Anchorage High School … Three-year letterwinner and one-year team captain for coach Troy Christensen at South Anchorage and one-year letterwinner at Service High School … Runner-up in the 100 breaststroke and 200 IM at the conference and regional meets in 2006 and third in both in 2005 … Took fourth in the 100 breaststroke at states in 2006 … Voted "Most Inspirational" in 2006 … Holds high school records in the 200 medley and freestyle relays as well as the 200 IM … Team took first in the conference and region in 2006 and second in 2005 as well as third in the state in 2006.

Personal Info: Monica Marie Veit was born Dec. 27, 1988 in Anchorage … Daughter of Mark and Debbie Veit … Has one sister, Lindsey … Enjoys traveling and hanging out with friends and family.