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#34 - MONIQUE OLIVER
F/C | SR. | 6-2
LONG BEACH (CALIF.) POLYTECHNIC
LAS VEGAS, NEV.

As a Scarlet Knight: Has seen action in 97 career games with 62 starts ... recorded 45 double-figure scoring contests, nine double-figure rebounding games and eight double-doubles ... ranked sixth in the Rutgers record books with 144 career blocked shots and sixth with a .557 field goal percentage ... a labor studies and employment relations major.

2011-12 (11.8 ppg/7.3 rpg/1.8 bpg): An Honorable Mention All-BIG EAST selection ... saw action in all 32 games, making a team-best 31 starts ... averaged career highs in scoring (11.8) and rebounding (7.3) ... was named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll a team-best three times (Dec. 5, Dec. 12 and Jan. 2) ... grabbed a career-high 19 rebounds against No. 9 Miami (Dec. 5) ... posted a six-game double-digit scoring streak – the longest of her career ... led Rutgers in scoring in nine games and rebounding in a team-high 12 contests ... averaged 1.8 blocks per game ... posted multiple blocks in 17 games, including eight contests with three or more ... posted double-figure scoring in 22 games and double-digit rebounding in six ... had a team-high six double-doubles – 15 points, 10 rebounds against Boston College (Nov. 16), 13 points and 10 rebounds vs. Florida (Dec. 2), 23 points and 19 rebounds at Miami (Dec. 5), 10 points and 11 rebounds at Pittsburgh (Jan. 10), 11 points and 14 rebounds against St. John’s (Feb. 12) and 23 points and 11 rebounds vs. Marquette (March 3) ... recorded a pair of 20-point games ... attempted and made first career three-pointer, hitting a shot from behind the arc as the shot clock expired against No. 2 Notre Dame (Jan. 31).

2010-11 (10.9 ppg/5.9 rpg/2.0 bpg): An All-BIG EAST Second Team honoree ... competed in all 33 games, earning 30 starts ... nearly doubled her scoring (5.8) and rebounding (3.3) averages from a season ago with 10.9 points and 5.9 rebounds per game ... ranked second on the team in rebounding and third in scoring ...recorded 17 double-digit scoring games ... leading scorer in BIG EAST regular-season games with 13.1 points per game ... also averaged 6.5 rebounds per contest ... tallied a team-best 66 blocked shots, good for seventh-most in a single season at RU, second in the BIG EAST and 40th nationally ... swatted multiple shots in 20 games, including 10 contests with three or more ... recorded her first career double-double with 21 points and 17 rebounds against No. 11/12 Georgetown (Dec.9) ... tallied another double-double against St. John’s (Feb. 1) when she had 22 points and 11 rebounds ... had three 20-point games, including a career-high 27 point outburst against Syracuse (Jan. 11) ... led the team with a .545 (140-for-257) field goal percentage, which ranked sixth in BIG EAST play ... earned BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll accolades for the week of Jan. 17 after averaging 21.5 points, 4.5 rebounds and 2.5 blocks in a pair of Rutgers victories.

2009-10 (5.8 ppg/3.3 rpg): Played in 32 games with one start ... averaged 5.8 points and 3.3 rebounds per game ... shot a team-best .608 (73-for-120) from the floor, tied for fifth-best all-time on the RU single season list ... shooting percentage was the best for a freshmen since Regina Howard in 1983-84 ... recorded six double-figure scoring games ... pulled down four-or-more boards in 16 of 32 games ... blocked at least one shot in 13 games ... recorded a perfect shooting percentage on seven occasions ... tallied 11 points and six rebounds against West Virginia (March 8) in the BIG EAST Championship ... scored 12 points in just 11 minutes against Louisville (March 1) ... netted eight points in only 14 minutes on a perfect 3-for-3 shooting effort against Syracuse (Feb. 21) ... earned her first career start versus Temple (Dec. 2) ... averaged 10 points and 7.3 rebounds, while shooting .713 at the Paradise Jam Tournament ... just missed a double-double, scoring 13 points - a season-high - and pulling down nine rebounds versus No. 13 Texas (Nov. 28) in the Virgin Islands ... recorded her first double-figure outing at Georgia (Nov. 22), tallying 11 points and seven rebounds ... contributed nine points on 4-of-7 shooting in her collegiate debut against No. 2 Stanford (Nov. 15).

High School/Personal: Selected as a McDonald’s All-American, averaging 11.5 points, 9.2 rebounds, 2.4 blocks, and 2.0 assists per game as a senior at Long Beach (Calif.) Polytechnic High School ... ranked the No. 6 overall prospect according to ESPNU HoopGurlz ... named Sporting News First Team All-American and to the McDonald’s All-American team ... also a First Team USA Today All-American honoree ...  Naismith Award finalist following her senior season ... led the Jackrabbits to a 32-3 record and their fourth-consecutive California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Division I State Championship and a No. 23 national ranking by USA Today as a senior ... named Press-Telegram Dream Team Player of the Year ... notched All-CIF honors as a junior and senior and was crowned Moore League MVP in 2009 ... also helped the Jackrabbits win the state title as a junior, averaging nine points and nine rebounds ... spent her first two years at Cheyenne High School in North Las Vegas, Nev. ... as a sophomore, was an All-State honoree and set a school record with 47 points and 28 rebounds in a single game ... played AAU ball for West Coast Premier ... attended USA Youth Festival following sophomore season ... participated in Nike Regional Skills Academy in 2007 and was invited to the USA Basketball U18 team trials in the summer of 2009 ... daughter of Melvin and Margaret Oliver ... has an older sister April and an older brother Melvyn ... born Dec. 1, 1990.

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