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Carmen Roxana Manu - Women's Tennis - Kansas Jayhawks

Carmen Roxana Manu

Class Junior
Hometown Constanta, Romania

Year-by-Year Stats: 2020 | 2021 | 2022

Career Honors:

  • 2021 Academic All-Big 12 Second Team
  • 2022 Academic All-Big 12 First Team

Spring 2023:

  • Finished off the spring season with 10 singles matches and went on a five match win streak mid season
  • Won 11 doubles matches with Jocelyn Massey, went on a six match win streak

Fall 2022: 

  • Finished the fall season with 4 singles victories
  • Tallied six doubles wins, with a four-match win streak

Spring 2022: 

  • Tallied ten singles victories
  • Notched an eight-match singles win streak
  • Earned six doubles victories
  • 2022 Academic All-Big 12 First Team

Fall 2021: 

  • Kicked off the fall season with winning three singles matches in a row
  • Finished the season with five singles victories
  • Notched three doubles wins

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