20 - Monica Young
Monica Young
Height: 5-6
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Supply, N.C.
High School: West Brunswick HS
Position: D

As a sophomore (2010): Appeared in nine matches…Scored her first collegiate goal against Converse (Sep. 27)…Notched her first career assist against Coker (Oct. 30).

As a freshman (2009): Appeared in two matches.

High School: Graduated from West Brunswick High School in South Brunswick, N.C…Coached by Tripp Smith…All-Conference, all-region, and all-state second team selection…Captain...Played club soccer for Cape Fear ’91 Wave…Coached by Peter Broadly.

Personal: Born on Oct. 24, 1991 in Wilmington, N.C…Daughter of Greg and Becky Young…Has three brothers, Alex, Elijah, and Micah…Has one sister, Marie…Aunt Cyndi Rudchich swam at Ohio State University…Uncle Chris Young played football at Otterbien College…Grandfather David Young played football for the Dayton Triangle…Majoring in English and history…Plans to attend law school after graduation…Academic awards while at LMC include the dean’s list, Honor’s College, and Alpha Chi Honor Society.

More about Monica: Favorite book: “A Widow for One Year”…Favorite movie: “Gladiator”…Favorite musical artist: Counting Crows…Favorite song: “Hangin’ Around” Counting Crows…Favorite sports team: Cleveland Browns…Favorite athletes: Joshua Cribbs of the Cleveland Browns and Steve Nash of the Phoenix Suns…Monica’s advice to kids: “Always try your best”…Favorite color: Red…Favorite food: Mashed potatoes…Favorite sport other than soccer: Football…Person Monica most admires: Her father…Best advice Monica has ever been given: “If you are worried about something, try to fix it. If you cannot fix it, do not worry about it”…When Monica was a kid, she tried to be like: Her father…When people first meet Monica, they think: She’s outgoing.