Obituary: Who was Monica Wignot? Dies in a Fatal Accident, Aged 29, Family, Wiki, Partner

Monica Wignot is a four-year volleyball player for Pitt. She is one of the all-time shot-blockers for the women’s basketball team.

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Monica Wignot, an athlete from the University of Pittsburg died in a fatal car accident on Friday.

Monica Wignot, a former student-athlete at the University of Pittsburgh died in a crash in Blair County as she was on her way home from Pittsburgh to Wilkes-Barre on Friday evening.

She was pronounced dead following a fatal car accident on Friday, March 4, 2022.

According to state police, Monica Wignot was driving on Skelp Mountain Road in Antis Township when her vehicle went into the other lane and hit an oncoming car head-on.

State police said Wignot had to be extricated from her vehicle and was taken to an area hospital where she died. She was 29 years old.

The driver and passengers in the other vehicle were also taken to the hospital.

All-Big East Honors

Wignot played four years of volleyball followed by one season of women’s basketball at Pitt. She earned All-Big East honors for volleyball in addition to the second-most single-season blocks in Pitt basketball history.

According to some online sources, her mother said Monica’s pet dog also died in the crash. Her mother also spoke about the impact her daughter had on those who knew her.

According to police in Hollidaysburg, she was driving a 2021 Honda HRV east on Skelp Mountain Road about 12:42 p.m. Another vehicle crossed into the westbound lane and collided with a 2014 Buick Encore driven by Kimberly Beard.

According to online sources, the Honda spun counterclockwise and came to a stop in the eastbound lane, facing west. As per the police, Wignot was trapped in her vehicle and had to be mechanically extricated.

Who Was Monica Wignot Age, Family, and Early Life

Monica Wignot was born on June 17, 1992(age 29) at Wilkes-barre, PA a daughter of Thomas and Terese Wignot. Has three siblings: Stephen, Owen, and Julia.

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As for her nationality, she is American and her ethnicity is White. Her height is about 6 feet 1 inch.

Which school and college did he go to?


She did her high school at Holy Redeemer School. She earned all-state honors three times in both volleyball and basketball at Holy Redeemer High School. Recorded 855 kills as a senior middle hitter. Led her squad to the Class AA State Semifinals. Coached by John Kablick. Four-time district champion team member. A member of the 1,000+ career kill club for Holy Redeemer. Garnered League Conference All-Star four times.


Saw action in 10 matches as an outside hitter in her rookie season. Was perfect on four swings against Robert Morris (Oct.19) to earn a career-high four kills. Assisted on a block against Cincinnati (Nov. 7). Recorded two digs on the year…Totaled nine kills on 19 attempts during the 2010 season.


Earned the starting nod in 30 of the 31 matches as a sophomore. Recorded career highs with 368 kills, 208 digs, and 32 blocks. In addition, had career bests with 42 aces and 23 assists. Finished second on the team in kills and aces. Ranked third in the Big East with 0.38 aces per set average. Listed 54th in aces per set among NCAA Division I.


Second Team All-Big East recorded 10 digs and a team-high 16 kills against George Washington. Registered four kills along with five digs in the Panthers’ match with Northern Iowa tallied three kills as well as six digs against Purdue. Posted seven kills against Coastal Carolina tallied nine kills against Tulane. Posted 14 kills, three digs, and three blocks against Mississippi State. Recorded two kills, eight digs, and three block assists against Wyoming. Contributed three kills and three digs against Ball State.


In her one and only year playing basketball, she played in and started 31 games this season where the team’s second-leading scorer (10.0) and third-leading rebounder (6.4). Her 83 blocks this season were the second-most in a single season in Pitt history finishing the season ranking third in the ACC in blocks per game (2.7) and Leading the team in blocks 21 times.

Monica Wignot’s Career, What is her profession?

Wignot was a Wilkes-Barre native who was in the Pitt volleyball team from 2010 to 2013, earning All-Big East honors in 2012. In 2011, she set a Pitt record by averaging 10.7 attacks per set, the most in a single season since the start of the 25-point rally scoring era in 2008.

Wignot spent her final collegiate season with Pitt’s women’s basketball team, which advanced to the NCAA Tournament in 2015. She started all 31 games and had the second-most blocks (83) in Pitt history in a single season.

She was second in points scored (10 per game) and third in rebounds (6.4).

Wignot earned three degrees from the University of Pittsburgh, demonstrating the same dedication in her academic pursuits. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in social work in 2016.

Monica Wignot Net Worth, How much does she earn?

Being a volleyball player she must be wealthy but as for now, we don’t have any information regarding her Net Worth.

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We will update it as soon as we are informed.

Monica Wignot Relationship, Who is her boyfriend?

We don’t have exact information about her relationship, she may or may not have a girlfriend, but she was not married. We will update it soon when known.

Is she available on any social media platforms?

Wignot seems to be available on Instagram as @monicawignot with followers of 963+ and she is also on Twitter as @monicawignot with 267+ Followers.

Physical Appearance of Monica Wignot’s Height, Weight

HeightFeet: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Meter: 1.85 m
Centimeter: 185.928 cm
Hair colorBrunette
Eye colorN / A
WeightN / A
Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Monica Wignot’s that should be know

Age29 years old
Relationship StatusN / A
Born and Death1992-2022