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Eggens Monika Catharina

Date of Birth:
12-25-1990
Age:
26
Height:
188 cm
Weight:
77 kg
Club:
Pacific Storm
Position:
Utility
Hometown:
Pitt Meadows, BC
City:
Pitt Meadows
Province:
British Columbia

Eggens Monika Catharina

Water Polo Background

Monika started with competitive swimming and then made the switch to Water polo after her mom introduced both her sister and her to it. That was at age six and she has been playing ever since. Monika represented Canada for the first time at the 2007 Junior World Championships and made her senior debut alongside her sister at the 2009 World League Super Final. Also, in the summer of 2009, Monika competed at the FISU Games, a first for women’s Water Polo. Monika has just completed her second year of NCAA Water Polo playing for the University of Hawaii.

Strengths

Monika is dedicated, disciplined and has good work ethic. She works hard to achieve her goals. She is a strong outside shooter, and a fast swimmer.

Goals

To qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Education

Bachelor of Science University of Hawaii at Manoa
 
Hobbies 
 
Hiking with her dog, open water swimming, running and cycling 

Greatest Influence

My family, they have given me a lot of support and helped me pursue my dreams and goals to date and those that I am still working towards.


Eggens Monika Catharina

INTERNATIONAL :
  • 2017 FINA World League Super Final, Silver
  • 2015 FINA World Championships, 11th 
  • 2015 Pan American Games, Silver
  • 2014 World League Super Finals, 6th 
  • 2013 FINA World Championships, 8th 
  • 2009 FINA World League SuperFinal, Silver
  • 2009 FISU Games
  • 2008 Senior development team
  • 2007 Junior World Championships, 10th
  • 2007 and 2006 Youth National team

NATIONAL :
  • 2004 – Cadet NationalChampionship, Gold
  • 2005 – Cadet NationalChampionship, Gold
  • 2007 – Youth NationalChampionship, Gold
  • 2008 – Youth NationalChampionship, Gold

OTHER:
  • 2007 Junior Worlds, 4 time Canadian National Champions Juvenile/Cadet, 
  • 2009 NCAA Championships

Eggens Monika Catharina


Eggens Monika Catharina

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