Kansas Jayhawks
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Becki Monaghan

Position Infield
Height 5'10''
B/T R/R
Class Senior
Hometown Stony Plain, Alberta
High School Memorial Composite HS

AWARDS & HONORS

  • Academic All-Big 12 First Team [2018, 2019]
  • NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete [2016-17]
  • KU Softball Rookie of the Year [2017]

2019 (JUNIOR)

  • 2019 Big 12 All-Academic First Team selection
  • Only Jayhawk to start all 51 games at the same position (first base)
  • Finished with a .232 batting average (35-for-151) and led Kansas in doubles (12) and at bats (151)
  • Tied for fourth on the team in RBI (15) and logged three multiple-RBI games
  • Season-high two RBI games against Oregon (2/8), Missouri (2/10) and Tulsa (3/15)
  • Hit first home run of the season against Oregon (2/8) and hit her second against Bethune-Cookman (2/16)
  • Logged a six-game hitting streak from Feb. 9-16 which included two multiple hit games
  • Season-high five at bats at Wichita State (3/20), finishing with two hits and one RBI

2018 (SOPHOMORE)

  • Academic All-Big 12 First Team honoree
  • Played in 42 games with 38 starts at first base
  • Primarily hit in the eighth spot of the batting order (25 games)
  • Recorded a .214 batting average, .380 on-base percentage and a .381 slugging percentage
  • Totaled 18 hits, 12 runs scored, 10 RBIs, four home runs and two doubles
  • Co-led Kansas in walks (18)
  • Went 1-for-2 at the plate with one RBI in a season-opening win over Akron (Feb. 9)
  • Hit .385 with five hits, two home runs and three RBIs during KU’s five-game stay at the UTSA Softball Tournament in San Antonio (Feb. 16-18)
  • Hit first-career home run during a 2-for-4 performance at UTSA (Feb. 16)
  • Hit a two-run home run against Missouri State (Feb. 18)
  • Hit a two-run home run at No. 2 Oklahoma (April 14)
  • Hit her fourth home run of the season during the first game of a doubleheader at No. 21 Baylor (April 20
  • Went 2-for-4 with a double against Iowa State (May 5)

2017 (FRESHMAN)

  • Named KU’s Rookie of the Year as a freshman
  • Appeared in 48 games and made 47 starts in her debut season
  • Batted .261 with 31 hits in 119 at-bats, the highest batting average among the freshmen
  • Recorded seven doubles, 15 RBIs and 12 runs scored
  • Drew 15 walks
  • Registered a .319 slugging percentage and .364 on-base percentage
  • Posted seven multi-hit games and four multi-RBI performances
  • Recorded first-career hit and RBI against Savannah State (2/10)
  • Drove in a career-high two RBIs on four occasions
  • Hit first-career double against Savannah State (2/10)
  • Totaled 337 putouts, 15 assists and four errors for a .989 fielding percentage

HIGH SCHOOL / CLUB

  • Prepped at Memorial Composite High School
  • Played travel softball with the Rivercity Hornets
  • A member of Rivercity’s U21 Gold Medal Provincial Championship Team
  • Named Memorial Composite’s Female Athlete of the Year as a sophomore
  • Named Softball Alberta’s Fastball Female Player of the Year

CANADA JUNIOR NATIONAL TEAM

  • Helped Team Canada’s Junior National Team claim the gold medal at the Canadian Open Fastpitch International Championships in Vancouver
  • Won gold in tier two Canadian Nationals and tied for the most home runs in 2013

ACADEMICS

  • Majoring in marketing in the School of Business at the University of Kansas
  • Academic All-Big 12 First Team honoree in 2018
  • NFCA All-American Scholar as a freshman in 2016-17

PERSONAL

  • Daughter of Dale and Laurella Monaghan