Monica  Strain
Monica Strain

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Castleton on Hudson, NY

High School:
Maple Hill

11/18/2017

Cross Country Finishes Up Season At ECAC/IC4A Championship

Kibet & Forman Lead the Way for Siena

11/10/2017

Cross Country Competes at NCAA Regionals

Men Finish 23rd, Women Finish 31st

10/28/2017

Men Third, Women Seventh in Record Setting Day at MAAC Championship

Kibet and Forman Earn All-Conference Honors

10/20/2017

Cross Country Finishes Regular Season at CCSU

Women Eighth, Men 12th at CCSU Mini-Meet

10/14/2017

Men Third, Women Fourth at UAlbany Invitational

Forman and Kibet Lead the Way for Siena

09/28/2017

2017 Siena Cross Country/Track Photo Day

2017 Siena Cross Country/Track Photo Day

09/18/2017

Cross Country at Monmouth Invitational (9/16/17)

Cross Country at Monmouth Invitational (9/16/17)

BEFORE SIENA:
  • Four-time State Cross Country Qualifier
  • Three-time First Team All-State and one time All-State Third Team
  • Three-time First Team Patroon Conference All-Star
  • Section 2 Class D Sportsmanship Winner
  • Finished second at the Section 2 Cross Country Class D Championship
  • Fourth place at the NYS Cross Country Class D Championship
  • Broke the 1500m, 5K and 800m records
  • 1500m Independent League Champion for both indoor and outdoor
  • Four-time MVP for Cross Country
  • Part of National Honor Society
  • Named to the Principal's List as well as being Student Athlete of the Month
PERSONAL:
  • Daughter of Thomas and Joy Strain
  • Has an older brother Thomas and a twin sister Elizabeth
  • Twin sister is disabled and has made it her career to make an impact on her life
  • Major is currently biochemistry
GETTING TO KNOW MONICA:
    Nickname: Mon
    Major: Biochemistry
    Instagram Handle: monica_lynn63
    What I like most about Siena: The community atmosphere
    Another Siena sport I follow: Soccer
    My goal for this upcoming season: PR in the 5k and compete in MAACS
    My biggest fear: Not meeting my own expectations
    My hobbies are: adventuring the outdoors
    If I could travel anywhere, I would go to: Australia
    If I was stuck on a deserted island, the one thing I'd bring: Pasta Salad
    My biggest fan: My dad
    Best advice I've ever received: It's okay to fail; it's not okay to quit.
    Person I look up to the most: My sister
    Three words to describe me: Persistent, outgoing, and conscientious
    If I could meet anyone, it would be: Jenny Simpson
    When I'm not running, you can find me: Spending times with friends and family.
    My dream job: Chemical engineer for a pharmaceutical company
    If I could have any pet, I would have: Another cat.
    My dream car: Jeep Wrangler
    Future Plans: To be successful

    Favorites:
    TV Show: Criminal Minds
    Class at Siena: Chemistry
    Vacation Spot: North Carolina
    Color: Blue
    Flavor of Ice Cream: Peanut butter
    App: Twitter/Instagram
    Animal: Cat
    Food: Pasta
    Pro Athlete: Jenny Simpson
    Song: Sweet Sarah

    STRAIN'S CAREER RESULTS