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 Alexandria Manning
Alexandria Manning
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cherry Hills, N.J.

High School:
Merion Mercy Academy

Event:
Breaststroke

01/30/2013

M. Swimming Takes Fourth at Dartmouth Invitatioal

Stranick, Boretti, Long lead team

01/30/2013

W. Swimming Takes Fifth at Dartmouth Invitational

Molloy and Couillard lead team

As a Junior (2013-2014): Competed with the travel squad in backstroke and IM events... At the 2013 Terrier Invitational, qualified for the 100 yd backstroke final, swimming an in-season best time of 1:00.21 and swam backstroke in a relay posting an in-season best 50 yd back split of 28.17... Named "Outstanding Performer" at the 2014 UConn Invite, placing 2nd in the 200 yd IM with an in-season best time of 2:12.56 and 6th in the 100 yd backstroke... Earned a spot on the 2014 Boston College ACC Women's team and traveled to Greensboro NC in February... Turned in lifetime best times in all 4 events at ACC Championships, swimming a 2:11.08 in the 200 yd IM, a 59.78 in the 100 yd butterfly, a 59.46 in the 100 yd backstroke, and a 27.73 in the 50 yd backstroke... Chosen to represent Boston College Swimming at the National Student Athlete Day reception in April 2014... Recipient of the James J. Kane Academic Award for Topo 5 GPAs on the women's team for the 2013 fall semester... Recipient of the 2014 Athletic Director's Academic Achievement Award and ACC Academic Honor Roll.

As a Sophomore: (2012-2013):
Competed with the travel squad starting in December...Qualified for the C-final in the 200 backstroke and 100 backstroke at the 2012 Terrier Invitational... Achieved a personal best in the 100 backstroke at the Terrier Invitational, shaving 2 seconds off her pre-lims time to finish with a time of 1.00.31...Achieved a top 12 finish in the 100 backstroke at the Dartmouth Invitational... Placed 6th in the 100 butterfly at the UConn Open with a best time of 1.00.70 and placed 7th in the 100 backstroke...Awarded the James J. Kane Academic Award for Top 5 GPAs on the women's team for the 2012 spring semester... Recipient of the Athletic Director's Academic Achievement Award 2013.

As a Freshman: (2011-2012): Competed with the travel team for the second semester...Achieved personal bests in the 100 back, 200 back, 100 breast, and 200 IM at the 2011 Terrier Invitational... Named the Outstanding Performer of the Meet versus Bentley University on January 13 where she won the 100 backstroke and placed 2nd in both the 200 IM and the 100 freestyle...Placed 2nd in the 200 IM with a dual meet best time of 2:16:05 versus the University of Maine... Recipient of the Athletic Director's Academic Achievement Award 2012 ... Named to the 2011-2012 ACC All-Academic Honor Roll.

BEFORE BC: Attended Merion Mercy Academy in Merion Station, PA ... Four year varsity swimmer...Captain and MVP in her senior year... Coach's Award Recipient, 2011... Named 1st Team All-Main Line 2010 and 2011...Pennsylvania High School District 1 Finalist, 2008-2011...Pennsylvania High School State Semi-Finalist, 2010...Club swimmer with Burlington County YMCA Hurricanes (2003-2008) and South Jersey Aquatic Club 2009-2011...NJ YMCA State Qualifier 2007-2011...Member of the National Honor Society.

PERSONAL:Allie is a Communication major in the College of Arts and Sciences with a minor in Leadership and Management in the Carroll SChool of Management. She is the daughter of Fran and Lynn (BC'82). She has two sisters, Lizzie who is a junior at BC and a member of the swim team, and Jennie who is a senior in high school. Allie began swimming for her summer team, Covered Bridge, at the age of 7.

Best Times at Boston College:
50 backstroke: 27.73
100 backstroke: 59.46
100 butterfly: 59.78
200 IM: 2:11.08

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