Kansas Jayhawks

Manon Manning

Position Back/Fly/Free
Class Junior
Hometown Sellingen, Netherlands
High School RSG Ter Apel
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Top Collegiate Times

Time Event Date Meet
22.97 50 Y Free 11/16/2018 Kansas Classic
50.59 100 Y Free 11/22/2019 Kansas Classic
25.01 50 Y Back 11/22/2019 Kansas Classic
52.75 100 Y Back 11/22/2019 Kansas Classic
1:56.73 200 Y Back 2/1/2020 Arkansas
54.99 100 Y Fly 11/22/2019 Kansas Classic

2019-20 (Junior)

  • Claimed the fastest team time in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 22.97 at the Kansas Classic (Nov. 22)
  • Placed inside the top three 17 times on the year
  • Was a member of the 200-yard freestyle relay team that broke the KU school record with a 1:31.03  final time at the Big 12 Championships (Feb. 26)
  • Was a member of the 200-yard medley relay team that broke the Kansas school record with a 1:37.70 final time at the Big 12 Championships (Feb. 26)
  • Was a member of the 400-yard medley relay team that broke the KU school record with a 3:35.96 final time at the Big 12 Championships (Feb. 26)
  • Placed fourth in the 100-yard backstroke at the Big 12 Championships (Feb. 26) with a time of 52.84
  • Claimed ninth in the 200-yard backstroke at the Big 12 Championships (Feb. 26) with a time of 1:56.32
  • Finished eighth in the 50-yard freestyle (23.03) at the Big 12 Championships (Feb. 26)

2018-19 (Sophomore)

  • All-Big 12 First Team member
  • Six-time gold winner in the 100-yard backstroke event
  • Seven-time medal winner in the 200-yard backstroke event
  • Four-time medal winner in the 50-yard backstroke event
  • Recorded her personal-best time of 51.35 in the 100-yard freestyle in the Kansas Classic (11/18)
  • Earned a personal-best time of 25.08 in the 50-yard backstroke at the Big 12 Championship (2/21-24)
  • Won the 100-yard backstroke (53.70) against Arkansas (2/2) for a new personal-best time
  • Placed third overall in the 200-yard backstroke at the Big 12 Championship with a new personal-best time of 1:57.52
  • Finished with the fastest time on the team in the 100-yard backstroke and the second-fastest time in the 200-yard backstroke

2017-18 (Freshman)

  • 2017 Fall Athletic Director’s & Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Rolls (4.0)
  • 2018 Spring Athletic Director’s & Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Rolls
  • Swam her way to All-Big 12 Second Team when she tied for fifth place at the Big 12 Championship (2/21-24) in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 54.87
  • Gained collegiate-best time in the 50-yard freestyle (23.40) at the conference meet
  • Personal-best time and a third-best team time of the season in the 200-yard backstroke (1:59.17) at the Kansas Classic (11/7) where she placed second
  • Won the 100-yard backstroke (54.45) at the Kansas Classic (11/7) gaining a new personal-best time
  • Earned a personal-best in the 100-yard freestyle (52.63) against Arkansas (1/26)

High School

  • Mother, Marieke Manning-Meendering, was high school coach

Personal

  • Daughter of Jos Manning and Marieke Manning-Meendering
  • Has three sisters (Michelle, Ilse and Elin) and one brother (Marc)
  • Business major