JU’s first female national champion, Monique Tubbs started the tradition of championships for the track & field program. JU’s only four-time All-America honoree, she reached the national championship race in the 60-meter dash as a freshman, coming back to win it as a sophomore with a time of 7.29 seconds. Her senior season, she finished 16th overall at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships. She set the bar high for the JU track & field program, setting the school records in the 100-meter and 200-meter sprints as well.
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