Maria Monje
Maria Monje
Height: 5-2
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Worcester, Mass.
High School: Holy Name
Major: Human Services & Rehab Studies

*2019-20: Went 4-8 in singles and 6-6 in doubles.

2018-19: Named NE10 All-Conference Third Team... Finished 6-4 at No. 3 singles... Went 8-4 in No. 1 doubles... Won five straight doubles matches and four straight singles matches. 

2017-18: Finished the year with a 9-3 record in No. 3 and No. 4 singles combined… Completed the season with a 6-3 record in No. 2 doubles… Finished the season with four straight wins in No.4 singles from 10/08-10/18.

2016-17: Earned Third Team All-Conference Honors in No. 4 singles… Appeared in 13 singles matches and nine doubles matches for the greyhounds… Posted a 9-4 record in singles and a 6-3 record in doubles play… Competed in No. 3 singles and doubles for Assumption. 

Prior to Assumption: Played tennis and soccer at Holy Name high school… She made it to the finals in individual districts every year since seventh grade… Was named All-State for soccer… Went on a missionary tip to Haiti to build homes for families and spent time with orphans of Be Like Brit… Went on a Missionary trip to Haiti and spent a week at Camp Sunshine to work with terminally ill kids and their families.    

Personal: Daughter of Juliette Morales and Ricardo Monje… Has two siblings, Ignacio (16) and Mia (10)… Her father was a professional soccer player and he played college soccer in Chile.

Fun Facts: Favorite athlete: Claudio Bravo… Dream job: To use her abilities to help kids in inopportune areas … What celebrity do you get mistaken for: Salma Hayek… Non-athletic hobby: Watching TV... Favorite sport (other than the one you play): Soccer... Favorite movie: Toy Story... Favorite Actor: Adam Sandler... Favorite sports memory: "Scoring the winning goal for the districts semifinals my sophomore year of high school."

*Spring season cancelled due to COVID-19 outbreak