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Chris Monroe
Chris Monroe

Sport:
Men's Basketball (1999-2003)



09/27/2012

Inaugural GW Athletics National Advisory Council Welcomed to Campus

Delegation Focused on Volunteer and Philanthropic Leadership Convenes Tonight and Tomorrow

08/13/2012

George Washington Forms GW Athletics National Advisory Council

36-Member Delegation to Provide Volunteer and Philanthropic Leadership to Department of Athletics and Recreation

02/18/2012

Eight Inductees Enter GW Athletic Hall of Fame

49th Class Brings GW Hall of Fame Membership to 144

04/09/2012

Chris Monroe

Chris Monroe is GW men's basketball's all-time leading scorer with 2,249 career points. His career point total is also the third-most of any player in A-10 Conference history. He ranks 10th all-time in rebounding at GW with 712 career boards, making him one of just four players to be inside the program's career Top 10 in both scoring and rebounding. He was named to the A-10 All-Rookie Team as a freshman and followed with A-10 All-Conference honors each of the following three seasons. A three-time team MVP, Monroe also holds GW career records in free throws made and attempted.

2012 ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE

Chris Monroe ('03) scored 2,249 points during his four-year career as a student-athlete at GW from 1999-2003, the most of any student-athlete in the 98 seasons of the Colonials men's basketball program. A three-time Atlantic 10 Player of the Week, his career point total is also the third-most of any player in A-10 Conference history. He also ranks 10th all-time in rebounding at GW with 712 career boards, making him one of just four players to be inside the program's career Top 10 in both scoring and rebounding.

Monroe starred at Good Counsel High School in nearby Hyattsville, Md., before attending GW. He was named to the A-10 All-Rookie Team as a freshman in 2000 and followed with A-10 All-Conference honors each of the following three seasons - Third Team All-Conference in 2001, Second Team All-Conference in 2002 and First Team All-Conference in 2003. A three-time team MVP, Monroe also holds GW career records in free throws made (720) and attempted (1,096), and he now plays professionally in the Ukraine, after formerly playing pro ball in Austria, Hungary, France, Greece, Italy and Iran.

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