#3 Malica Monk

G | Sr | 5-5 | North Little Rock, Ark. | North Little Rock HS

HONORS
»Arkansas Academic Honor Roll (3.0-3.49 GPA) | Fall 2016, 2017, Spring 2018, Fall 2018
»Graduated in December with a degree in Sports & Recreation Management
»Twenty-eighth 1,000-point scorer in program history
»SEC Winter Honor Roll | 2017-18
»Preseason Coaches Second-Team All-SEC

AS A SENIOR (2018-19)
Became the 28th player in program history to score 1,000+ career points … 27 games with double figure scoring as a senior and 70 career games in double digits … Game-winning layup helping Arkansas erase a 15-point deficit to Wisconsin … Game-winning shot at Tulsa with 8 seconds on the clock … Game-winning jumper with four seconds on clock at Tennessee for just the second win in Knoxville … Career-best five 3-point field goals at No. 22 Iowa State … Twenty-four career games with five or more assists … Finished career with 1,320 points ranking 16th in program history … One of only seven players in program history to score 1,000+ points, grad 250+ rebounds and hand out 300+ assists … Started every game she played in as sophomore, junior and senior … Among active SEC players, Monk ranks 13th in points, fourth in steals and eighth in assists – she is only of only seven players to rank in 3 or more categories in the league … Finished the second ranked fifth in the SEC with a 1.83 assist-turnover ratio … Member of a team that set single season records for points scored, field goals attempted, 3-point field goals made and attempted, defensive rebounds, games played and total minutes … Helped Arkansas upset three ranked teams to reach the SEC Tournament finals for the first time in program history … Paced Arkansas into the program’s seventh WNIT appearance reaching the third round.

AS A JUNIOR (2017-18)
Played and started all 31 games as a junior … Scored in double figures in 29 of 31 games … Finished the year averaging 15.9 points per game and 3.4 rebounds per game … Scored a career-best 25 points going 4-for-4 from 3-point range against No. 11 Tennessee (Feb. 8) … Nine games with 20 or more points scored … First career double-double with 10 points and 10 assists against Grambling (Dec. 28) … Opened the season scoring in double figures in 14 consecutive games and finished the year with four consecutive games in double digits … Was perfect from the free throw line in 11 games including a career-best 12-for-12 performance against UT-Arlington (Dec. 17) … Grabbed a career-best 9 rebounds against Samford (Nov. 12) … Monk’s 494 season point total as a junior is more than her first two seasons combined (357) … Ranked 12th in all games (15.9 ppg) and 14th in SEC games (14.8 ppg) in scoring … Her rankings in all games include No. 9 for assists (3.9), 12th in free throw percentage (.781), No. 14 in steals (1.6), No. 5 in assist/turnover ratio (1.7) and No. 5 in minutes played (34.2) … TNo. 11 in assists (3.5), No. 6 for assist/turnover ratio (1.5) and 11th in minutes played in SEC only games.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2016-17)
Opened 2016-17 as a starter and started every game she played in … Twenty-four games with 25+ minutes played … Twenty with 30+ minutes … Posted a career-best with 18 points against Stetson … Thirteen games with double digit scoring … Four games with five or more assists … Missed ORU, HBU & Ole Miss games with injury … Career-best six steals at Florida … Matched that with six against Kentucky … Led the team with 31.2 minutes played per game … Led the team with 62 steals … Finished the year ranked third with 2.3 steals per game.

AS A FRESHMAN (2015-16)
Played in 27 of 30 games as a true freshman … Started five games … Averaged 17.1 minutes per game, 4.1 points per game and 1.1 rebounds per game … Three double-figure games opening her career with 10 points against Southeast Louisiana … Career-best 15 points at Missouri and had 12 post at No. 16 Kentucky … Played a career-high 32 minutes at Missouri … Career-best five rebounds at the SEC Tournament against Tennessee.

AT NORTH LITTLE ROCK HS
Listed as a four-star recruit according to ESPN … Ranked as the No. 64 overall prospect in the 2015 class according to ESPN … Ranked as the No. 20-point guard in the 2015 class … Ranked as the No. 2 recruit in the state of Arkansas … Member of the Arkansas 7A All-State team in 2014 … Averaged 14.6 points, 3.7 rebounds, and 3.2 assists per game during her first three years of high school.

PERSONAL
Born Jan. 11, 1997 to Mark Monk and Tracy Shepard … Has two siblings, Mark Monk and Mason Dobbins … Majoring in recreation and sport management at Arkansas.