The George Washington University: Women's Gymnastics

Monique Blount
Monique Blount

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Canberra, Australia

High School:
Australian Institute of Sport

Height:
5-5

Position:
All-Around

Major:
Psychology



05/23/2012

GW Gymnastics Announces End of Year Awards

Zander Awarded Lindsey Ferris and Colonial Heart Awards

05/20/2012

73 GW Senior Student-Athletes Participate in Commencement

Student-Athletes Join Estimated 25,000 Graduates, Families and Friends on the National Mall

04/08/2012

Four GW Gymnasts Conclude Season at NCAA Regionals

04/05/2012

Colonials Athletics Weekend Preview

Four Gymnasts Head to NCAA Regionals while Baseball, Lacrosse, Softball, Women's Water Polo and Men's and Women's Tennis All Hit the Road

04/02/2012

International Student-Athletes Find Home at GW and in Nation's Capital

GW Athletics' 29 International Student-Athletes is Second-Most in Atlantic 10


"Being a Colonial Gymnast is a real privilege. As a member of this team, my skills in time management, communication and work ethic have improved. All of these will be valuable to me following graduation and contribute to my future success."

As a Redshirt Sophomore in 2011: One of five Colonial gymnasts to qualify for NCAA Athens Regional ... competed in nine regular season meets ... scored season-high 9.775 on balance beam three times ... scored 9.575 on vault at West Virginia Quad meet (2/20) ... scored 9.625 on beam at EAGL Championships (3/19).

As a Sophomore in 2010: Did not compete.

As a Freshman in 2009: Did not compete.

Career Highs: Vault 9.575, Bars -- , Beam 9.775, Floor --, AA --

High School/Club: Australian Institute of Sport scholarship holder the last seven years...Member of the Australian National Team from 2001-2006...Was a World Championships participant in 2005... Finished second in the all-around at Senior Nationals, while winning the floor exercise and taking second on beam...Finished 36th in the World on beam in 2005.

Personal: Born Monique Pawson Blount in Washington, DC...grew up in Canberra, Australia...daughter of Ingrid and Leroy Blount... has one older sister, Marlowe (40)... enjoys friends and family, music, fashion and food... public relations major....aspires to work for the Washington Post like her father.

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