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Carmen Roxana Manu - Women's Tennis - Kansas Jayhawks

Carmen Roxana Manu

Class Junior
Hometown Constanta, Romania
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Year-by-Year Stats: 2020 | 2021

Career Honors:

  • 2021 Academic All-Big 12 Second Team

Spring 2021: 

  • Finished the season with 10 wins at the No.3 singles position
  • Spent some time as court one doubles partner to Malkia Ngounoue, primarily court three team with Tiffany Lagarde winning four matches
  • Singles victories: Tulsa, Wichita State, Arizona, Southeast Missouri, #49 TCU, Kansas State three times, West Virginia and #10 Baylor
  • Doubles victories: Iowa State, Wichita State and Kansas State twice
  • Helped team set a new GPA program best of 3.64
  • 2021 Academic All-Big 12 Second Team honors for her studies in psychology, garnered honor for first time in career

Spring 2020: 

  • Finished the season with a 7-4 record in singles and a 3-4 overall record in doubles action
  • Won her last five singles matches, including a 1-2 record against nationally-ranked opponents
  • Registered singles victories against Kelsey Neville (Drake), Alexandria Lazarova (Wichita State), No. 110 Katrina Kopcalic (Washington), Vera Ploner (Tulsa), Josie Frazier (Illinois) Clarissa Hand (Northwestern) and Priya Niezgoda (Rice)

High School:

  • Held a ranking as high No. 252 by the International Tennis Federation (ITF)
  • Was a nine-time Romanian national champion
  • Ranked No. 1 in Romania in U14 and U16
  • Finished in fifth place in the ITF World Junior Tennis Finals

Personal: A native of Constanta, Romania