Kansas Senior Manship Named Northwoods League Postseason All-Star

Aug. 15, 2011

Kansas senior catcher/first baseman Chris Manship has been named to the Northwoods League’s Postseason All-Star team, which was announced by the league office Monday.

Manship, a 6-foot-2 senior from Cave Creek, Ariz., batted .291 in the wood bat league in 65 games during the summer. His summer numbers included 23 doubles, four homers, 35 RBIs and 30 runs scored. Manship, who played the year with the Duluth Huskies, was selected to the league’s midseason all-star team.

He played in 37 games with the Jayhawks in 2011, batting .250 with five doubles, two homers and 13 RBIs. He saw most of his action as the team’s designated hitter and also made two starts at first base.

Manship was one of 32 players named to the Northwoods League’s Postseason All-Star team. The league is one of the biggest collegiate summer leagues in the country, with 16 squads in the states of Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa. Manship and Duluth completed their summer season with a record of 30-37.