Academic All-Big 12 First Team … Swam the 1,000-yard freestyle in 10:37.36 to place third in a double-dual against North Dakota and Missouri State (10/21-22) … Contributed to a third-place finish in the 800-meter short course freestyle relay at William Jewell (1/19).
Named to the Fall Athletic Director’s & Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Rolls… Academic All-Big 12 First Team… Finished eighth in the 1,650-yard freestyle at Big 12s with a season-best swim of 17:11.22… Placed 13th in the 500 free at the league meet (4:59.13)… Claimed first-place finishes in the 500-yard freestyle (5:03.50) and the 1,000-yard freestyle (10:30.69) against William Jewell (12/4)… Recorded a season-best time at Iowa State in the 1,000-yard freestyle (10:29.15), the third fastest time on the team this season.
Named to the AD and Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll (Fall 2014 and Spring 2015)… Earned career-best and top-16 finishes in each event swam at the 2015 Big 12 Championships (2/25-28)… Set the third-fastest 2014-15 team time in the 1,650-yard freestyle with a time of 16:57.17, placing sixth at the conference meet… Held the fourth-fastest 2014-15 team time in the 500-yard freestyle with a career-best time of 4:55.89 set at the Big 12 Championship to place 11th overall… Earned a 14th-place finish in the 200-yard freestyle (1:53.23) at the 2015 league meet… Won three individual events in a double-dual against William Jewell and Truman State (1/24), setting a new pool record in the 800-meter freestyle (9:03.21).
Started her college career with a third-place finish in the 500-yard freestyle (5:13.45) against Air Force Academy (10/12)… Finished in second place and earned a career-best time in the 200-yard freestyle (1:54.50) against UNO and UND… Took home top honors in the 500-yard freestyle (5:05.04) at the same meet… Placed second overall in the 1650-yard freestyle (16:59.60) at the 2013 Kansas Classic (11/22-34)… Picked up a pair of first-place finishes against William Jewell (12/7), with the top time in the 500-yard freestyle (5:03.75) and 1,000-yard freestyle (10:19.97).
Four year letterwinner in swimming at Oak Ridge High School for coach Jeff Spoon… Holds high school record in 200- and 500-yard freestyle… All-state team 2011-13… Competed for Magnolia Aquatic Club.
Born in Houston, Texas… Parents are Mike and Pam Manning… Father played football at Baylor University… Grandfather, John Manning, played baseball at KU… Business marketing major.