Thalia Munro
Thalia Munro

Player Profile
RS Senior

Santa Barbara, CA

High School:
Santa Barbara HS




2005 --First Team AWPCA All-American...First Team All-NCAA and All-MPSF Tournaments...Second Team All-MPSF...February 28 MPSF Player of the Week for scoring seven goals in Gaucho Invitational...Scored more than one goal in 17 games...Recorded four goals in two consecutive games, against Princeton on 3/12 and LMU on 3/17...Scored four goals in MPSF tournament and four in NCAA tournament, including three against Wagner...Led team in field saves with 19 and second in steals with 69...Had 53 goals for the season, second on team.

2004 --Redshirted to play in the 2004 Olympics in Athens, Greece...Scored one goal in the Olympics against Italy...Won the bronze medal with USA team.

U.S. National Team -- Member of the 2002-2004 U.S. Senior National Team...Helped Team USA earn first place in 2003 Holiday Cup, 2003 Pan American Games and 2003 FINA World Championships...Participated in 2002 Thetis Cup...Featured on the cover of October 28, 2003 edition of Sports Illustrated on Campus with UCLA and Team USA teammate Amber Stachowski.

2003 --Redshirted the season to train with the United States National Team.

2002 --Received All-America Honorable Mention and All-MPSF Honorable Mention...Named MPSF Second Team All-Tournament...Received Second-Team NCAA All-Tournament honors... Scored three goals in back-to-back games against Princeton and Pacific... Scored twice in 11-7 victory over Stanford in the MPSF Championship... Led the team with 23 assists...Finished the season with 26 goals.

2001 - Scored a goal in the NCAA semifinals against Loyola Marymount...At the MPSF Championships, scored a pair of goals against UC Santa Barbara...Scored two goals in wins over San Diego State and UC Irvine...Ended the season with a total of 14 goals.

High School-- Member of the Junior National Women's Water Polo team that finished first at the Pan American Games ... Lettered four years at Santa Barbara High School in water polo under coach Mark Walsh and three years in swimming ... CIF Division II Most Valuable Player in 1999 and 2000 ... 1999 and 2000 Channel League Most Valuable Player ... 2000 SoCal. Championships Most Valuable Player ... 1998 Most Valuable Player at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs with the National Youth Team ... In 1999, named Junior Nationals First-Team All-American and Senior Nationals Second-Team All-American ... In 1998, named Junior Nationals Second-Team All-American and Junior Olympics First-Team All-American ... Two-time Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table Athlete of the Year ...USA National "B" Team selection for Holiday Cup in 1999 ... 1998 First-Team All-Channel League selection ... 1998 First-Team All-CIF Division II selection ... Selected to the National Youth Team in 1998 and 99 ... Lettered two years in volleyball under coach Bob Moore.

Personal -- Full name is Thalia Janina Munro... Born March 8, 1982 in Santa Barbara ... Enjoys going to the beach, spending time with her mother and playing with her dog ... Favorite academic class is Mathematics ... Likes water polo because of the team competition ... Psychology major.

Career Statistics
Year Goals Attempts Percentage
2001 14 40 35
2002 26 50 52
2005 53 118 45
Totals 93 208 45