Caisa Monahan Athlete Profile

Caisa Monahan

Caisa Monahan
Position: Distance Height: 5-3 Roster Years: 1997-2000 Hometown: Honolulu, HI

Personal

  • Majoring in business
  • Teammate Ashley is her cousin
  • Father played football for BYU
  • Grandfather played basketball for BYU

Before BYU

  • First in the 1600m and the 3200m at regionals as prep senior
  • Second in cross country at regionals and was named to the all-star team
  • Sixth in the 5000m at the 1996 WAC Indoor Championships

Summary

  • Four-time Cougar Club Scholar/Athlete


1997 | Freshman Year

Academic All-American in cross country...Academic All-WAC...was tripped and fell about 10 meters away from the finish at the NCAA Cross Country Championships, but ended up placing 33rd at 17:33...placed fourth at the WAC Cross Country Championships and at the Mountain West Classic...placed third in the BYU Autumn Classic and the Fresno Invitational...

1998 | Sophomore Year

won the WAC indoor 5,000 (16:37.90) to set new WAC meet record and qualify for the NCAA Championships, but didn't compete due to injuries...ran to a 25th-place finish in 17:55 at the Stanford Invitational...

1999 | Junior Year

competed on the cross country team, including a season-best, 18:31 performance at the Stanford Invitational.