BIOGRAPHY
  Monika Juodeskaite
Monika Juodeskaite
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kaunas, Lithuania

High School:
Salomejos Neries

Position:
Distance


11/17/2012

Cowgirls Cross Country Finishes 26th at Nationals

OSU improves on last year's 30th place finish.

11/15/2012

Meet Notes: 2012 NCAA National Championship

The Oklahoma State cross country teams are set to compete in the NCAA National Championship.

11/15/2012

Meet Notes: 2012 NCAA National Championship

The Oklahoma State cross country teams are set to compete in the NCAA National Championship.

11/12/2012

Nine named USTFCCCA All-Region Honorees

Both teams head to NCAA Championships this weekend.

11/12/2012

Nine named USTFCCCA All-Region Honorees

Both teams head to NCAA Championships this weekend.

Personal Bests
800 meters - 2:13
1,500 meters - 4:19.58
3,000 meters - 9:10.83
5,000 meters - 16:00.32

All-American
2014 Outdoor 5,000 Meters (Honorable Mention; 20th Place)

All-Big 12 (Scored at conference meet)
2011 Cross Country
2012 Outdoor 5,000 Meters
2012 Cross Country
2013 Indoor 3,000 Meters
2013 Indoor Distance Medley Relay
2013 Outdoor 5,000 Meters
2013 Cross Country
2014 Outdoor 1,500 Meters

All-Region
2011 Cross Country
2012 Cross Country

Honors and Awards
2012 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team (Cross Country)
2012 First-Team Academic All-Big 12 (Cross Country)
2013 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team (Track and Field)
2014 First-Team Academic All-Big 12 (Track and Field)

2014 Outdoors: Finished the year as one of the nation's top competitors in the 5,000 meters, backed by her 20th place finish at the NCAA Outdoor Championships, a performance that awarded her with honorable mention All-American honors...Qualified for nationals by taking 10th at the NCAA West Preliminary...Racked up her third All-Big 12 selection in outdoor competition with a fifth place finish (4:33.13) in the Big 12 Championships' 1,500 meters...At the Mt. SAC Relays, she ran the 5,000 meters in 16:00.32, earning a new personal best and the third-fastest time in school history...Also landed a spot in the OSU record books with her second-place performance in the 1,500 meters (4:19.58) at the Arkansas Invite, good for the fourth-highest mark in program history.

2014 Indoors: Took third place at the Razorback Invitational, completing the 3,000 meters in 4:46.39...Also competed at the Husky Classic, where she ran the 3,000 meters in 9:17.37, good for eighth at the event.

2013 Cross Country: Earned All-Big 12 honors for the third-consecutive year when she finished third at the Big 12 Championships behind a run of 20:29.9...Led the Cowgirls to a team victory at the Cowboy Jamboree, where she took second place in the 5,000 meters (17:30.73)...Finished 13th at the Pre-National Invitational, posting a time of 20:28.95 in the 6,000 meters.

2013 Outdoors: Set a new personal best in the 5,000 meters by 30 seconds when she ran a blazing 16:17.93 at the Mt. SAC Relays, which was the eighth-fastest time in OSU history ... Earned All-Big 12 honors in the 5,000 meters, running a 16:35.86 to finish sixth ... Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary in the 5,000 meters, where she finished 31st.

2013 Indoors: Ran a blistering 9:10.83 in the 3,000 meters at the Husky Classic, which was the second-fastest time in OSU history ... Was a two-time All-Big 12 performer, finishing third in the 3,000 meters (9:18.11), and being part of the second-place distance medley relay team (11:17.28).

2012 Cross Country: Finished 41st at the NCAA Championships, which was one spot away from All-American status. Her time of 20:18.2 was the second-fastest 6,000 meters in OSU history ... Finished in the top 10 in every other event in which she participated, including a ninth place finish at the NCAA Midwest Regional to earn All-Region status, and running a 20:20.9 to take fourth place at the Big 12 Championships.

2012 Outdoors: Set a personal record in the 1,500 meters when she ran a 4:28.57 at the Arkansas Twilight ... Earned all-Big 12 recognition after placing seventh in the 5,000 meters at the conference meet, where she recorded a personal-best time of 16:47.59 ... Ran a 16:52.93 in the 5,000 meters at the Stanford Invitational ... Other 1,500 meter times were 4:31.10 at the John McDonnell Invitational and 4:32.97 at the Big 12 Championships.

2012 Indoors: Did not compete.

2011 Cross Country: Competed in all six events during the season for OSU ... Earned all-Big 12 accolades after placing 15th at the Big 12 Championships ... Her time of 20:21.3 is the second-best 6,000 meter time in OSU history ... Placed 25th at the Midwest Regional to earn all-region recognition after completing the 6,000 meters in 21:45.43 ... Finished the 6K at the NCAA Championships in 21:43.5 to come in as the Cowgirls' second scored finisher ... Was the Cowgirls' top finisher at the Hurricane Festival, placing second with a time of 11:18 ... That time is the seventh-best two-mile time in school history ... Placed 22nd at the Cowboy Jamboree, posting a time of 18:06.17 ... Came in 23rd at the Chile Pepper Festival after recording a 6,000-meter time of 21:10.0.

Prior to OSU: Coached by her mother, Inga, in high school ... Twice earned the title of Lithuanian Champion ... won the Lithuanian Junior Championship three times ... Placed third in the Baltic Sea Championships ... Participated in sport club Begimas.

Personal: Born Oct. 3, 1991 in Kaunas, Lithuania ... Daughter of Raimundas and Inga ... Mother was a two-time Olympian, competing in Athens and Sydney in the marathon and 20,000 meters.

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