|Hometown:||North Dighton, MA|
Christine M. Monteiro '93
Hometown: North Dighton, MA
Sport: Field Hockey
Year Inducted: 1999
The last of three sisters to come to Brown to play field hockey,Christine stepped out of her sisters' shadows. A native of NorthDighton, Massachusetts, Monteiro, beginning her freshman season,was a standout at Brown.
The accolades came early and often. As a freshman, she was namedIvy League Rookie of the Year. After scoring a Brown records elevengoals, she was named the team's most outstanding offensive playeras a freshman and was a Second Team All-ivy performer.
In her sophomore season, Monteiro was a First Team All-Ivyselection and the team's most outstanding offensive player for thesecond consecutive year. She went on as a junior to be selected tothe First Team All-Ivy team, as well as the First TeamAll-Northeast Region team.
Monteiro continued her success as a senior, and was named aFirst Team All-Ivy performer for the third straight year. She alsoearned First Team All-Northeast Region honors for the secondstraight year. Her career was capped off perfectly when she becamethe first and only Brown player to receive All-American honors.
In her four-year career, she led Brown to a 31-25-7 record,including the Ivy League championship in 1989 and 1991, and theECAC Championship in 1989. Christine ended her career at Brown asthe school's all-time leader in goals, 25, and points, 34. Prior tothe 1999 season, these records still stand. Always looking tobetter her team, Christine moved from forward to midfielder duringher senior season, or those totals could be even better.
Christine currently resides in Taunton, Massachusetts, with herhusband Christopher Gabriel. After leaving her position as the headfield hockey coach at Salve Regina University, she is employed as abusiness analyst for a software consulting firm in Providence.