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  Monica Larsen
Monica Larsen

Player Profile
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Bountiful, Utah

High School:
Bountiful HS

Height:
5-7

Position:
Defender

Experience:
3L

Club:
Utah Rush

01/04/2013

Utah Soccer Earns NSCAA Academic Honors

Two players earn regional academic award while team hits the mark in the classroom as well.

11/14/2012

Eleven Utes Named to Pac-12 Women's Soccer All-Academic Teams

Sarah Duncan named to second team, 10 Utes earn honorable mention.

10/12/2012

Utah Soccer Takes Down Oregon, 3-1

Utes close out home season with dominant victory.

09/28/2012

Late Heroics Give Utah Soccer a 2-1 OT Win Over Washington State

Utes force overtime with less than two minutes left, win in extra time.

08/20/2012

Utah Soccer Hosts Southern Utah Thursday, BYU Saturday

Utes host Thunderbirds in home opener, prepare for annual rivalry game with Cougars.

2013: Honorable mention Pac-12 All-Academic selection ... started 13 of 14 games in defense, missing the others due to injury ... took three shots ... one of 22 Utes to be named to the Dean's List for at least one semester ... one of 18 Utes to be named to the Athletics Academic Honor Roll both semesters

2012: NSCAA All-West Region Scholar-Athlete ... started all 19 games and played almost every minute of the season at center back ... part of a defense that ranked third in the Pac-12 in goals allowed per game (1.11) ... recorded the first two assists of her career, including one on Harley Spier's overtime-forcing goal against Washington State and another on Allie Wisner's game-winning goal against Oregon ... took seven shots, putting five on goal ... named Honorable Mention Academic All Pac-12 ... one of 19 Utes named to the Athletics Academic Honor Roll both semesters ... one of 11 Utes to make the Dean's List both semesters.

2011: Missed the entire season with injury ... named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2011 semester ... one of 26 Utes named to the Athletics Academic Honor Roll in at least one semester and one of 15 to earn that status in both semesters.

2010: Played in the first four games, making three starts, before missing the remainder of the season with an injury ... was awarded redshirt status ... one of 17 Utes named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

2009: Appeared in 11 games ... took two shots, putting one on goal ... named Academic All-MWC.

High School/Club: First-team all-state in 2008 ... Deseret News High School Athlete of the Week, KUTV 2 Prep Athlete of the Week ... Named Miss Soccer in 2008 by the Davis County Clipper ... four-year varsity starter and two-year captain (2007-'08) ... helped Bountiful to Utah state championship in 2006 and state finals in 2008 ... Utah Rush won Nomads Tournament in 2007 ... member of state ODP squad 2004-05.

Personal: Born on March 19, 1991 ... daughter of Mike and Sonja Okapal ... sister Lezi (20) is currently attending Utah ... undecided on a major.

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