Monica is a two-time WNBA Champion with the Minnesota Lynx. Monica attended the University of Virginia. In her freshman year as a Cavalier she was named the ACC Rookie of the Year. In the 2007-08 season she was named to the ACC All-Defensive Team and also notched her 1000th point. As a junior, Monica was named to the All-ACC defensive team and was also rewarded with a spot on the All-ACC first team as the league's top scorer. As a senior Monica was named ACC Player of the Year, ACC Defensive Player of the Year, and National Defensive Player of the Year.