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Monica Pruett
Monica Pruett
Height: 5-3
Year: So.-1L
Hometown: Houston, Texas
High School: Clear Brook
Position: Swimming
Events: Breaststroke, Individual Medley

Academic Notes: Majoring in elementary education...Wants to be a teacher...Two-time WAC All-Academic selection...Two-time Golden Eagle Scholar-Athlete Award recipient.

2013-14 (Sophomore): Earned one All-WAC second team honor at WAC Championships...Swam in 100 and 200 breaststroke and 200 and 400 IM at the WAC Championships...Finished seventh in 400 IM with a career-best time of 4:26.82...Advanced to the B final and finished 10th in 200 Breast with a career-best time of 2:19.46...Advanced to the C final and finished 19th in 200 IM with a career-best time of 2:06.66...Also swam a time trial in 100 Breast with career-best time of 1:05.69...Totaled four top-three finishes during the season...Placed third in 200 IM versus Idaho, New Mexico State and Oregon State and third in 800 Free versus Idaho...Posted fastest time in 200 IM versus Northern Colorado as exhibition swimmer...Also swam in 100, 500 and 1000 Free during the season.  

2012-13 (Freshman): Swam in 100 and 200 breaststroke and 200 and 400 IM at the WAC Championships...Advanced to the B final and finished 11th in 200 Breast with a career-best time of 2:20.40 after 13th best time in prelims...Advanced to the C final and finished 17th in 400 IM with a career-best time of 4:29.10...Advanced to the C final and finished 22nd in 200 IM with a career-best time of 2:07.44 after 24th best time in prelims...Also swam a time trial in 100 Breast with career-best time of 1:05.87...Placed fourth in 400 IM versus Arizona State...Placed fourth in 200 Breast versus Northern Colorado...Placed fourth in 100 Breast versus New Mexico State...Also swam in 200 Free and 400 Medley Relays during the season.

High School: Four year letter winner and two year team captain in swimming at Clear Brook HS...Three-time district champion in 100 breaststroke, two-time district champion in 200 IM...Regional runner up in 100 breaststroke twice...Named team MVP three times...Texas and Florida sectional finalist and NSCA junior national qualifier in 200 breast and 400 IM...School record holder in 400 freestyle relay...Team was district runner-up three times...Member of the Gulf Swimming All-Star team that won the 2008 Texas state championship...Also lettered one year in cross country.

Personal: Monica Charlene Pruett was born April 3, 1994 in Beaumont, Texas...Daughter of Rob and Yudith Pruett...Two older brothers, Keith and Stephen, and one older sister, Judith...Chose NAU because of its academics, swimming and diving program, and the beauty of Flagstaff...Also considered Missouri State and Southern Illinois during the recruiting process...Hobbies include photography and making crafts.