Maureen Flanagan starts her first year as an undergraduate assistant coach at UCLA. Flanagan was a member of the 2000, 2001, and 2003 championship teams. Throughout her time at UCLA, she was a solid player and consistent scorer. She combined athletic with academic success.
2002 --Scored a goal in the Bruins' 11-7 win over Stanford in the finals of the MPSF tournament... Also scored a goal in 7-6 victory over USC in the semi-finals of the MPSF tournament... Scored three goals in a 16-6 victory over Princeton on March 16th... Named to the 2001-02 AWPCA All-Academic team... Third on the team with 16 assists...Finished the season with 17 goals.
Off-Season (2001) - Won a gold medal with the US Junior National team at the fourth FINA Junior Women's World Championships...Scored a goal against Russia in the semi-final game.
2001 - Scored a goal in the NCAA semi-final win over Loyola Marymount...At the MPSF Championships, scored five goals against UC Santa Barbara... Scored a regular season-high three goals against UC Irvine... Also scored a pair of goals against Pacific and Hawaii... Scored a total of 16 goals on the season.
2000 -- Received Excellent All-Academic recognition by the American Water Polo Coaches Association with a 3.23 grade point average ... Fifth-leading scorer on the team with 30 goals in 48 attempts ... Led the team with a 63% shooting clip ... Put together a six-game scoring streak to open the season ... Posted 10 multiple goal games ... Netted a hat trick in four different games.
High School -- Lettered four years in water polo under coach Ken Smith and four in swimming under coach Jeff Meiser ... Helped lead her team to four Interscholastic League of Hawai'i (ILH) Championships from 1996-99 ... Captained the team her senior year ... Was the team's leading scorer in 1998 and '99 ... In swimming, earned Academic All-America honors in 1997 ...As a senior, was the state champion in the 50 free, 100 free and 200 free relay, for which she set a state record ... Member of the state championship team in 1997 and '99 ... Member of the '99 Youth National Team and Hawaiian Island club team ... Received the Leslie Comfort Award for Most Valuable Hawaiian Female in 1997 and '99.
Personal -- Full name is Maureen Kay Flanagan ... Born November 28, 1981 in South Carolina ... Brother John won a gold medal at the World Championships for swimming ...Brother Kevin earned NCAA All-American honors in swimming at Florida State ... Hobbies include surfing ... Business Economic major.
Year GS Att % 2000 30 48 63 2001 16 47 34 2002 17 43 40 Totals 63 138 46
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