2012 Track & Field Indoor: Posted a strong start to the indoor season at the Arkansas State Kickoff Klassic with a fifth-place finish in the 55m dash (7.19) and a fourth-place finish in the 200m dash (25.14) ... Followed up those performances with a time of 24.83 in the Arkansas Invitational 200m, good for seventh place ... Took fifth in the Varsity Apartments Invitational 60m with a time of 7.69 ... Claimed fourth place in the 200m (24.78) at the Iowa State Classic ... Helped the Bears to a MVC indoor title by placing third in both the 60m (7.54) and 200m (24.58) ... Competed in the Arkansas Last Chance Meet and placed eighth in the 200m with a time of 24.60.
Outdoor: Notched her first top-10 finish of the outdoor season at the Arkansas Spring Invitational, placing sixth in the 100m with a time of 11.86 ... At the same event, placed ninth in the 200m (24.00) ... Picked up the first victory of her collegiate career at the Tom Botts Invitational by outracing the field in the 100m dash with a time of 11.84 ... A week later, placed sixth in the John McDonnell Invitational 100m dash (11.97) and 200m dash (24.31) ... At the MVC Outdoor Championships, placed third in the 100m (11.85) and second in the 200m (23.97) ... Competed in the NCAA West Preliminary and placed 22nd in the 200m dash with a time of 24.12 ... Won the 200m dash at the St. Lucia Nationals in 24.11.
Background Moncherry attended Micoud Secondary School and was runner-up in the 400m Caribbean Junior Championships in her sophomore year ... Competed in the World Junior Championships during her junior season ... Was the St. Lucian representative at theIIAF World Junior Championships in 2006 in Beijing.
Personal Merica Sheraline Moncherry was born Oct. 13, 1990 in St. Lucia ... Daughter of Merlis Moncherry and Elizabeth Hunte ... Has one brother, Ronald Hunte ... Majoring in health communication.