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Former Nittany Lion women's soccer standout Megan Monroig joined the Penn State Track and Field/Cross Country staff on Sept. 14, 2012 as a director of operations.
Monroig will be involved with all the day-to-day administrative components of the Nittany Lion program, including responsibilities in equipment, academics and community service, as well as promotion of camps and clinics.
As a four-year member of the women's soccer team, Monroig was a part of four straight Big Ten Conference titles, as well as a Big Ten Tournament Championship in 2008. Monroig was named team captain in 2010 and was also the recipient of the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award the same season.
Off the field, Monroig was a three-time Big Ten Academic All-Conference honoree, and was also a member of Penn State's Student Athlete Advisory Board (SAAB) and participated in the Athletic Director's Leadership Institute (ADLI) from 2008-11. She was also a member of the Nittany Lion Athletic Honor Society, Spiritus Leoninus. The Northumberland, Pa., native was also a dancer in the Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon (THON) in 2010.
Monroig returns to Penn State with outstanding athletic administration experience on her resume, having worked as an administrative intern for the Region I Olympic Development Program. With Region I, Monroig organized and administered various camps and clinics, while also assisting in training sessions, and serving as an advisor for coaches in the region. She was also heavily involved in soccer camps while at Penn State, serving as a camp counselor for the Nittany Lions' women's soccer day and residential camps from 2008-11.
Most recently, Monroig was a Nursing Assistant at the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pa. She graduated from Penn State in 2011 with a bachelor of science in kinesiology.