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Monique Whitaker
Monique Whitaker

Hometown:
Livingston, Texas

High School:
Livingston HS

Last College:
Nebraska

Height:
5-11

Position:
Forward

Experience:
RS

2009-2010: Red-shirted after transferring from Nebraska.

2007-2009 (at Nebraska): Used in backup role for two seasons at Nebraska, seeing action in 10 games as a freshman and nine as a sophomore. ... Averaged 4.1 points and 1.4 rebounds per game as sophomore. ... Shot 24.2 percent from field and 88.9 percent (16-for-18) from free throw line. ... Enjoyed high game of 13 points in season opener vs. Weber State. ... Averaged 0.7 points and 0.4 rebounds per outing as freshman. ... Shot 50 percent from field and 75 percent from free throw line.

High School: Played for coach Pennee Hall at Livingston High School, earning Class 4A All-State and McDonald's All-America recognition as a senior. ... Was Most Valuable Player of District 19-4A in 2006 and 2007 and was the league's Offensive Player of the Year in 2005. ... Averaged 20 points and 10 rebounds per game as a senior and 18 points and 8 rebounds per game during junior season. ... Also earned Academic All-State honors in 2007.

Personal: Majoring in special education. ... Also recruited by Texas State, Sam Houston State and Stephen F. Austin State. ... Played AAU basketball for the Houston Hotshots. ... Enjoys camping, swimming and watching sports. ... Born on May 16, 1989 in Humble, Texas. ... Mother is Michelle Harris of Onalaska, Texas.

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