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Monique Whittaker
Monique Whittaker

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Livingston, Texas

High School:
Livingston HS

Last College:
Nebraska

Height:
5-9

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
05/16/1989

Experience:
1L

2010-11: Was named the Southland Conference Newcomer of the Year, the third consecutive Lady Cardinal to win the award (Jenna Plumley 2010, Darika Hill 2009) ... Selected as third-team All-Southland Conference performer ... Averaged 13.2 points and 5.0 rebounds per game ... Netted a career-high 26 points in a 76-66 win over Portland on Nov. 26 ... Collected career highs of 11 rebounds, five steals and 38 minutes in a 62-56 victory over UT Arlington on Jan. 15 ... Turned in two double-doubles on the season ... Was Lamar's top scorer in eight games and top rebounder on four occasions.

2009-2010: Sat out season due to NCAA transfer rules.

PRIOR TO LAMAR: Played two seasons at Nebraska (200-2009), seeing action in 10 games as a freshman and nine as a sophomore ... Averaged 4.1 points and 1.4 rebounds per game as a sophomore ... Connected on 88.9 percent of her shots from the foul line as a sophomore ... Netted career-high 13 points in 08-09 season opener vs. Weber State ... Averaged 0.7 points and 0.4 rebounds per game as a freshman.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Livingston High School, earning McDonald's All-America and Class 4A All-State recognition as a senior ... Was Most Valuable Player of District 19-4A as a junior and senior, and was the league's Offensive Player of the Year as a sophomore ... Averaged 20 points and 10 rebounds per game as a senior and 18 points and eight rebounds per outing as a junior ... Earned Academic All-State honors as a senior.

PERSONAL: Majoring in special education at Lamar ... Played AAU basketball for the Houston Hotshots ... Enjoys shopping, camping, swimming and being on Facebook ... Born May 16, 1989, in Humble, Texas ... Daughter of Michelle Renee Harris.

CAREER HIGHS

POINTS: 26 vs. Portland (Nov. 26, 2010)

REBOUNDS: 11 UT Arlington (Jan. 15, 2011)

ASSISTS: 2 (3 occasions)

BLOCKS: 1 Houston (Jan. 4, 2011)

STEALS: 5 UT Arlington (Jan.15, 2011)

MINUTES: 38 UT Arlington (Jan. 15, 2011)

03/06/2012

Lady Cardinals' season comes to an end

Lamar loses to SFA in quarterfinals

03/02/2012

Lady Cardinals host McNeese State on Saturday

Seniors to be honored in pregame ceremonies

02/29/2012

Green is hero for Big Red

Lady Cardinals rally for 56-50 win over Texas State

02/18/2012

Lady Cards run winning streak to five games

Loyd scores 22 points as LU posts 200th win in the Montagne Center

02/15/2012

Lady Cardinals win fourth straight

Kalis Loyd scores 21 points in victory over Southeastern Louisiana

03/04/2012

The Larry Tidwell Show

Lady Cardinals play on Tuesday at 8:30 PM (CST). (Beaumont, TX)

11/02/2011

CARDINALS HOLD OFF RATTLERS

POSTGAME - BEAUMONT, TEXAS

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