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Craig Munroe

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Thornhill, Ontario

High School:
Crescent

Last College:
Temple

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 245

Position:
Infield/ Designated Hitter

Birthdate:
05/17/1978

On Munroe: The Terps' cleanup hitter who has the potential to be one of the top sluggers in the conference. 1999 season: Led the Terps with 16 home runs and 63 RBI … his 16 home runs tied the fourth-highest single-season total in Maryland history … his 63 RBIs also tied the fourth-highest single-season total in school history … scored 49 runs, which tied the seventh-highest single-season total in school history … his 74 hits is the seventh-highest single-season total in school history … smacked 17 doubles, which tied the fourth-highest single-season total in school history … his 33 extra-base hits also tied for the third-highest single-season total in school history … his 139 total bases is the third-highest single-season total in school history … his 220 at bats is the third-highest single-season total in school history … led the Terps with 23 multiple-hit games … reeled off a career-high nine-game hitting streak from Feb. 13-March 17 … named to the ACC-Disney Blast all-tournament team after going 6-for-13 with two RBI … posted a career-high five RBI vs. Coppin State on March 31 … went 4-for-10 with a home run and five RBI in the series against NC State April 16-18 … hit a grand slam and a three-run home run in a doubleheader against UMES on April 21 … went 3-for-9 with two home runs in the series against Wake Forest May 14-16 … hit two home runs in the ACC Tournament … hit a home run in six of the Terps' final nine games last season … named to the ACC Honor Roll … drafted in the 11th round of the major league baseball draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates … played summer baseball in the Coastal Plain League in North Carolina. At Temple: A 1998 second-team All-Atlantic 10 selection … hit .351 in 1998 with 10 home runs, 10 doubles and 43 RBIs … hit .345 in 1997 with five home runs, 13 doubles and 27 RBIs … won the Owl Club Academic Award in 1998 by posting the highest GPA on the baseball team. At Crescent: Lettered in basketball, soccer and volleyball … the MVP of his summer league baseball team in 1996 as he hit .430 with 13 home runs and 40 RBIs … drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 42nd round in 1996. Personal: Born May 17, 1978 … parents are Noreen and Huntley Munroe … majoring in kinesiology … chose to come to Maryland for both its academics and athletics.

Munroe's Game Highs

Runs: 3, vs. Coppin State, April 29, 1999 Hits: 5, vs. Oklahoma, Jan 31, 1999 RBI: 5, vs. Coppin State, March 31, 1999 Longest Hitting Streak: 9 games, Feb. 13-March 17.

Munroe's Career Statistics Yr. Avg. GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB Slg. BB SO Obp. SB 97* .345 45 42 142 27 49 13 2 5 27 81 .570 17 27 .422 3 98* .351 46 43 154 31 54 10 3 10 43 100 .649 18 20 .416 1 99 .336 57 55 220 49 74 17 0 16 63 139 .632 25 33 .411 5 Tot. .343 151 140 516 107 177 40 5 31 133 320 .620 60 80 .411 9

* played at Temple



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