Monica Bautista
Monica Bautista
Height: 5-4
Year: Soph
High School: El Rancho / Pico Rivera (CA)
Major: Health Science
Events: Hurdles, Steeplechase

Cerritos College Women’s Track & Field (2018): Took eighth place in the 400-meter IH (1:10.07)… Also competed in the 400 meters (1:04.56) and 600 meters (1:48.31)…..

Cerritos College Women’s Cross Country (2018): Finished in 119th place at the Southern California Championships with a time of 21:57.9, while her time of 22:05.5 put her in 39th place at the South Coast Conference Championships… Posted a 201st place time of 21:451 at the Highlander Classic, with a time of 22:36.8 putting her in 52nd place at the Brubaker Invitational… Earned 47th place at the UNKV Invitational with a time of 24:45.6, and took 51st place at the Fresno Invitational in a time of 22:36.8… Opened the season with an 85th place finish at the Mark Covert Invitational with a time of 24:02.7…..

Cerritos College Women’s Cross Country (2017): Came in 66th place at the UNLV Invitational with a time of 24:12, while her time of 23:47.6 earned her a 115th place at the SoCal Preview Meet… Also competed in the Fresno Invitational and posted a time of 23:21.8 to come in 84th place and ran the Redlands Invitational in 21:24.12 to finish in 53rd place…..

Cal State Fullerton: Attended Cal State Fullerton, but did not participate in cross country…..

El Rancho HS: Spent two seasons on the cross country team and posted a personal best time of 20:32 over a three-mile course… While on the track and field team, she specialized in the 100-yard HH (17.9) and 300-yard IH (50.6)… Voted the team’s Most Valuable Player as a sophomore… Was on the track and field team for four years…..

Personal: Most memorable moment was when she posted her personal best time in the 300-yard IH in a dual meet against La Serna High… Would like to transfer to Cal State Fullerton and aspires to be a physician’s assistant… Hobbies include shopping… Nicknamed “Moni”… Has four siblings – Stephanie (29), Bobby (24), Alexandra (14) and Adam (11)… Is the daughter of Robert and Maria Bautista… Born in Monterey Park, CA on May 31, 1999…..

Favorite Athlete:  Sydney McLaughlin                Favorite Movie:  “8 Mile”
Favorite Food:  Pasta                                        Favorite TV Show:  “Supernatural”
Favorite Book: “Of Mice & Men”