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Merica Moncherry
Merica Moncherry

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Micoud, St. Lucia

High School:
Micoud Secondary

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
10/13/1990

04/18/2014

Track & Field Bears Qualify Five for Kansas Relays Finals

Babolayi to compete for 100-, 400-meter hurdles titles Saturday

12/06/2013

Maximilien Breaks 300-Meter School Record; Bears Begin Season Strong at Iowa State

Junior runs 39.31 to take down 11-year old mark

03/20/2013

MSU Track & Field Set for Mississippi State Conference Challenge

Bears head south for first of two meets this season in Starkville

01/10/2013

Missouri State Treks to Carbondale for Saluki Open

Track & Field Bears resume competition after a monthlong break

11/30/2012

Track & Field Bears Commence New Season at Kickoff Klassic

Missouri State student-athletes will compete in sprints, jumps and throws

12/05/2013

Director of Track & Field Ron Boyce Previews 2013-14 Indoor Season

Director of Track & Field Ron Boyce Previews 2013-14 Indoor Season

Awards/Honors
2012-13 Track & Field: Missouri State Athletics Director's Honor Roll
2011-12 Track & Field:
All-MVC Outdoor (100m, 200m, 4x100m, 4x400m) ... All-MVC Indoor (60m, 200m, 4x400m)

2013 Track & Field
Indoor: Ran only in ASU Kickoff Klassic on Dec. 2 in 4x400-meter relay, finishing 15th in 4:16.52.

Outdoor: Did not compete for Bears.

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 the IIAF 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.

Career Bests at Missouri State
Event Time Opponent/Meet Date
55-meter dash (indoor) 7.19 ASU Kickoff Klassic 12/2/11
60-meter dash (indoor) 7.54 Missouri Valley Conference Championships 2/25/12
200-meter dash (indoor) 24.58 Missouri Valley Conference Championships 2/25/12
400-meter run (indoor) 58.43 Indiana University Relays 1/27/12
100-meter dash (outdoor) 11.76 Missouri Valley Conference Championships 5/11/12
200-meter dash (outdoor) 23.81 Missouri Valley Conference Championships 5/11/12
Javelin (outdoor) 25.40 meters Missouri Relays 4/12/14

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