Taylor Munk
Taylor Munk
Birth Date: 04/06/1992
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Danville, Calif.
High School: San Ramon Valley HS
Position: Freestyle/IM/Backstroke

2010-11: Took sixth in the 400 individual medley (4:25.14) at the MPSF Championships…Also placed sixth in the 200 backstroke (2:04.73), after swimming a season-best time of 2:03.99 in the prelims…Placed 15th in the 500 freestyle (5:03.61)…Swam a season-best time of 59.46 in the 100 back at the Arena Invitational. 

Attended San Ramon Valley High School where she swam for coach Heather Johnston...Was a six-time All-American for the Wolves...Earned All-American honors in the 200 free as a senior; in the 200 free, 500 free, 200 medley relay and 400 free relay as a junior; and in the 200 medley relay as a sophomore...Set school records in the 200 free, 200 medley relay, 200 free relay and 400 free relay...Helped San Ramon Valley to the North Coast Section title in 2009 and a second-place finish in 2010...In 2009, she took fifth-place at sections in the 200 free and sixth in the 500 free...Also competed in fast pitch softball, soccer and she also ski raced...Also swam for the Crow Canyon Sharks under coaches Dan Cottam and Ethan Hall...Was one of the original eight members of the team, which now is a team of approximately 80 swimmers...Was a two-time Scholar All-American.

Taylor Elin Munk was born on April 6, 1992 in Walnut Creek, Calif....Parents are Dale and Kristin Munk...Has two sisters, Kori and Robbie...Has yet to declare a major at UCSB, but is interested in pursuing a career in sports therapy or training...Enjoys skiing, going to the beach, visiting her family's cabin in Cold Springs and spending time with friends...Favorite movies are "Stepbrothers" and "The Notebook"...Says winning the North Coast Section team title in 2009 is her most memorable athletic achievement...Names her Papa Bob as her personal hero...Her favorite aspect of college swimming is being a part of a family/team that is dedicated to achieving the same goals.