Monica Hargrove enters her first season at Indiana as an assistant coach for men's and women's sprints after spending two seasons as an assistant at Georgetown. While at Georgetown, she coordinated the women's recruiting, as well as the strength and speed development for all women's events.
Hargrove brings an impressive resume to the Hoosiers after winning a silver medal at the 2006 Indoor World Championships as a member of the United States 4x400-meter relay team, qualifying for the team with a fourth-place finish in the 400-meter at the U.S. Indoor Championships. She also ran the 400-meter leg of the world-record setting United States spring medley relay squad at the 2007 Penn Relays.
Hargrove was a three-time All-American while running at Georgetown between 2001-04 under IU Director and Head Coach Ron Helmer's direction. She received her All-America distinction as a member of the Hoyas' distance medley relay team in 2002, 2003 and 2004. The New Haven, Conn., native was also the 2003 BIG EAST indoor 500-meter champion and was a component in the 2002 BIG EAST outdoor 4x400-meter relay champion squad, clocking a 51.9 relay split.
During the 2004-05 season, Hargrove was a volunteer coach at Georgetown and worked full-time as a Behavioral Technician at the Devereaux Center for Emotionally Disturbed Children in the District of Columbia.
Hargrove graduated from Georgetown University in 2004 with a bachelor of arts in psychology.
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