13 Whitney Monk
OF • 5-6
At UWG: Speedy outfielder returning for her final season in a West Georgia uniform . . . played primarily at second base last season . . . also saw some time late in the season in center field . . . will hold down center this year . . . batted .250 in 37 games last year, stealing seven bases in the process . . . top performance came last year against Benedict in the West Georgia Invitational early in the season . . . in that outing, Monk went 2-for-2 with a pair of runs scored and an RBI.
Middle Georgia: Played for two years for coach Phillips at Middle Georgia . . . batted .316 in conference play . . . had a fielding percentage of 98 percent in 2004 . . . named second-team All-Conference.
High School: Played for four years under coach Elkoff at Pebblebrook in Mableton . . . named All-County in all four years. . . named Team MVP in junior and senior seasons . . . played basketball and soccer for three years . . . ran cross-country in one year.
Personal: Born November 19, 1983 . . . daughter of Tim and janet Monk . . . majoring in Psychology . . . hobbies include playing golf and taking care of her American Bulldog puppy Kegan . . . list of other favorites; food: mashed potatoes and bread; non-softball sports: baseball and gymnastics; movie: The Parent Trap; TV Show: Dawson’s Creek; musical performers: Justin Timberlake, Toby Keith and Gretchen Wilson . . . has a hidden talent for burping . . . Favorite sports hero is the 1996 United States Gymnastics Team.