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Women's Swimming



Monika Babok
Monika Babok

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sisak, Croatia

High School:
Gimnazija Sisak

Height:
5-9

Event:
Fly/Sprint Free


03/22/2014

Mustangs Finish 20th At 2014 NCAA Swimming And Diving Championship

SMU Picks Up Six All-America Honors

10/19/2013

Mustangs Finish Fifth At SMU Classic

SMU Earns Five Top-Three Finishes On Night Two

10/18/2013

Mustangs Sit Fifth After Night One Of SMU Classic

Arcila Leads SMU With 50-yard Freestyle Victory

04/14/2013

Mustangs Compete In USA Grand Prix

03/23/2013

Mustangs Tie For 24th In NCAA Championship

2014 (Summer): Croatian National Championship: Earned a pair of fourth-place finishes in the 50-meter butterfly and 50-meter backstroke ... Was sixth in the 50-meter freestyle.

2013-14 (Sr.):NCAA Championship: The 200-free relay team of Babok, Erasmus, Arcila, Rangelova finished 19th in prelims with a time of 1:29.65 ... Earned a 25th place finish in prelims in the 200-medley relay (Nicol, Arcila, Rangleova) in a time of 1:38.77 ... The team of Babok, N. Lindborg, Arcila, Rangelova finished 18th in prelims in the 400-free relay with a time of 3:17.05 ...American Athletic Conference Championship: Placed first in the 200-free relay (Erasmus, Arcila, N. Lindborg) with a pool record time of 1:29.83 ... Finished second in the 200-medley relay (Arcila, Nicol, N. Lindborg) with a time of 1:38.58 ... Earned a fifth place finish in the 100-butterfly with a time of 55.03 ... Recorded a second place finish the 200-back in the consolation final with a time of 50.25 ... Placed second as a part of the 400-free relay (N. Lindborg, Arcila, Rangelova) with a pool record time of 3:17.20 ...North Texas: Finished as a part of the first place relay team (Nicol, Arcila, Parmenter) in the 200-medley relay with a winning time of 1:43.16 ... Earned a second place finish in the 100-butterfly with a time of 56.44 ... Was first in the 200-free relay (Lindborg, Arcila, Rangelova) with a time of 1:34.05 ...Texas A&M: Placed fifth in the 50-free with a time of 24.51 ... Finished first as a part of a 200-free relay team of N. Lingborg, Arcila, Rangelova (1:35.56) ...Texas A&M Invite: Was part of a 200-free relay team that placed third (Arcila, N. Lindborg, Rangelova; 1:30.16) ... Placed fourth as a part of a 400-free relay team composed of Arcila, N. Lindborg and Rangelova (3:19.38) ... Earned a fourth place finish in the 200-medley relay (Arcila, Nicol, N. Lindborg; 1:39.31) ... Houston: Helped the 200-medley relay team to a first place finish (Parmenter, Babok, N. Lindborg; 1:45.44) ... Finished third in the 100-butterfly (58.88) ... Helped the 200-free relay team to a first place finish (Rangelova, Arcila, N. Lindborg; 1:34.84) ... Rice: Helped the 400-free relay team to a second place finish (Rangelova, Parmenter, N. Lindborg; 3:29.90) ... SMU Classic: Helped the 400-medley relay (Arcila, Nicol, Rangelova) and the 200-medley relay (Arcila, Nicol, Parmenter) to second place finishes.

All-American

2012-13 (Jr.): Grand Prix: Finished 23rd in the 100-butterfly and 24th in the 50-free ...NCAA Championship: Was a member of the 10th place 400-free relay team (Arcila, N. Lindborg, Rangelova) and the 11th place 200-free relay team (Arcila, N. Lindborg, Rangelova) ... Conference USA Championship: Was part of the first place 200-free relay team (Arcila, N. Lindborg, Rangelova) and 400-free relay team, which set a meet record (Arcila, Rangelova, Vavourakis) ... Also placed third in the 50-free, fourth in the 100-free and fifth in the 100-butterfly ... Had three fifth place finishes at the SMU Classic in the 400-medley relay (Parmenter, Nicol, N. Lindborg), 800-relay (Rangelova, N. Lindborg, Villars) and 200-medley relay (N. Lindborg, Nicol, Parmenter) ... Also placed 11th in the 50-free and 12th in the free at the Classic.

ALL-AMERICAN

2011-12 (So.): NCAA Championship: Was a member of the eighth-place 200-free relay and 11th place 400-free relay teams 3/15-17 at the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships... Placed 20th in the 50-meter free 3/9-11 at the Columbus Grand Prix... Conference USA Championship: Finished third in the 50-free, was fourth in the 100-free, fifth in the 100-butterfly, and was a member of the winning and meet record-setting 200-free relay squad 2/15-18 at the Conference USA Championships... Was a member of the second-place 200-free relay 2/4 at Texas... Was a member of the winning 200-free relay 1/25 at TCU... Took second in the 500-free and was a member of the winning 200-free relay team 1/21 at Houston. 2010-11 (Fr.): Won first place in the 50-free (23.98) against Houston on 10/23... Helped the 500-free Relay team take second place and the 300-fly Relay team, the 400-free Relay team and 200-free Relay team all win gold medals at the North Texas Relays on 10/8.

Prior to SMU: Member of the Croatian National Team... Has participated in the Olympic Games, several European Championships, the Mediterranean Games and the World Cup... Has competed in international meets and swim camps in the US, Italy and Slovenia... Swam club for PK Sisak Janaf under coach Miro Zeravica... Is the national record holder in the 50 free, 100 free, 50 fly and 100 fly.

Personal: Anticipated sports management major... Chose SMU for the academics, the weather, the coaches and the diversity of nationalities on the swim team... Enjoys reading books, collecting cookbooks, and hanging out with friends and family... Lists Roger Federer and her brother Robert as her favorite athletes... Parents are Goran and Bozena Babok... Has one brother.

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