Former Hoosier Munroe Joins Big Ten Network Talent Roster
Oct. 11, 2013
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Former Indiana University men's soccer goalkeeper Chris Munroe has joined the Big Ten Network this fall, serving as a color commentator on select men's soccer matches.
Munroe will make his debut Sunday, Oct. 13, as Ohio State takes on Michigan State in East Lansing, Mich. He will also serve on the broadcast crew for Michigan State at Wisconsin on Oct. 27.
In 2012 Munroe served as color commentator for Indiana Radio as the Hoosiers made their run to the NCAA Championship crown. In the spring of 2013 Munroe gained international experience as color commentator for the Indiana-Mexican U-20 National Team matchup.
Munroe played for the Hoosiers from 2003-07, winning NCAA titles in 2003 and 2004. During his career he played in 30 matches, tallying 16 victories and 11 shutouts during his time at IU. A starter in all 22 matches in 2005, Munroe posted a 13-3-6 record with 10 shutouts.
A standout in the classroom for Indiana, Munroe was an ESPN the Magazine Academic All-American in 2005 and a four-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree. He was also honored as the Jack Tichenor Memorial Award winner in 2005, honoring the top male and female athletes who hold the highest individual grade point average (GPA) among all varsity sports.
After his playing career, Munroe spent one season as a volunteer assistant coach at Wisconsin under current Indiana head coach Todd Yeagley. He followed Yeagley back to Indiana in 2010, serving as a volunteer assistant for two seasons with the Hoosiers.
Munroe earned a BS in Business from Indiana in 2008 and an MS in Counseling and Counselor Education in 2012. He currently lives in Chicago where he works in the financial services industry.
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