Update: Eric announced via Twitter on August 4, 2015 that he had committed to Yale University.
After a lot of thought and prayer, I have decided to commit to Yale University! #GoBulldogs 🏀 pic.twitter.com/dnoENvf4kh
— Eric Monroe (@emonroe32) August 4, 2015
Eric Monroe has recently come onto BYU’s radar as a 2016 point guard prospect for the men’s basketball team.
BYU has expressed interest in 2016 St. Augustine/ Gamepoint PG Eric Monroe following his performance at the Pangos Spring Spectacular. — Full-Time Hoops (@FullTimeHoops1) April 13, 2015
While he might not currently pass the eye test, he started for the #3 High School team in the country as a freshman and has shown consistent improvement each season since. As a sophomore he was named to the Full-Times Hoops sophomore second team and the All-CIF second team. His junior year he led the Saintsmen in assists (9.2 apg) and steals and was second in points (12.8 ppg) and was named to the All-Western League first-team and the CIF first team. He currently holds scholarship offers from Brown, Colgate, and Yale and has seen interest from UC-Davis, Grand Canyon, San Diego, Loyola (MD), Penn, Cornell, Bucknell, Lehigh, Davidson, American, and Eastern Washington. ESPN gives him 3 stars and grades him at 70 with a position rank of 55, regional rank of 63, and state rank of 42. Scout also gives him 3 stars.
Recruitment Profile (Class of 2016)
|Hometown:||Del Mar, CA||High School||St. Augustine HS|
|Last Team:||St. Augustine||AAU Team:||Gamepoint|
|Position:||Point Guard||HT/WT:||6’2”, 160 lbs.|
|Profiles:||MaxPreps, UTPreps||Social Media||Twitter (@emonroe32)|
|[usrlist Rivals:2 Scout:3 ESPN:3 avg=”true”]||Offers: Brown, Colgate, Yale|
High School Game Stats