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 Elizabeth Manning
Elizabeth Manning

Cherry Hill, NJ

High School:
Merion Mercy Academy



Swimming's Manning Provides Health Care in Panama

The sophomore aided in BC's first trip with Global Brigades


Women's Swimming and Diving Claims 11th at ACCs

Elizabeth Manning and Melissa Merwin swam away with ACC meet records, individually, in the 50-yard backstroke time trial and 50-yard breaststroke time trial, respectively.

As a SOPHOMORE (2013-2014): Competed with the travel squad in freestyle, butterfly, and distance events... Named "Outstanding Performer" at the dual meet vs. University of Maine on November 3rd... Holds the record for
individual Best Dual Meet Times for the '13-'14 season in the 200 and 500 freestyle, which she accomplished vs. University of Maine, and relay Best Dual Meet Times for the '13-'14 season in the 400 Medley Relay, 400 Freestyle
Relay, and 800 Freestyle Relay ... At the 2013 Terrier Invitational, qualified for both the 200 and 500 freestyle finals, swimming a lifetime best time (1.54.83) in the 200, and anchored the 800 freestyle `A' relay that placed 5th...Earned a spot on the 2014 Boston College ACC Women's team and traveled to Greensboro, NC in February... Placed 10th at ACCs along with her teammates in the 800 freestyle relay, which scored 34 points, the largest number of points scored by BC throughout the meet...Swam lifetime best times in the 500 freestyle(5.04.68) and in the 100 freestyle (53.37) at ACCs... Chosen to represent Boston College Swimming at the National Student Athlete Day reception in April... Recipient of the James J. Kane Academic Award for Top 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 FRESHMAN (2012-2013): Dropped time and scored points throughout the season as a member of the travel team... Top 16 finishes in the 500 freestyle, 100 butterfly, 200 freestyle, and 200 butterfly at 2012 Terrier Invitational... Competed in the 500 freestyle, 100 butterfly, 200 freestyle, and 200 butterfly at 2013 ACC Swimming and Diving Championships... Member of the 800 freestyle relay team that finished 8th at 2013 Women's ACC Swimming and Diving Championships... Named to 2013 All-ACC Academic Honor Roll... earned 2012-2013 Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement.

BEFORE BC: Attended Merion Mercy Academy in Merion Station, PA ... Four year varsity swimmer, MVP all four years...Captain in her senior year... Recipient of Varsity Award for Excellence and recipient of Scholar Athlete Award, 2012... Named 1st Team All-Main Line all four years...Pennsylvania High School District 1 champion, 200 and 500 Free 2010, 200 Free 2011 and 2012...Pennsylvania High School State Finalist, 2010-2012...YMCA National Qualifier 2010-2012...Club swimmer with Burlington County YMCA Hurricanes (2003-2008) and South Jersey Aquatic Club 2009-2011...NJ YMCA State Qualifier 2007-2012...Member of the National, Math, Science and Spanish Honor Societies.

PERSONAL: Lizzie is the daughter of Fran and Lynn Manning (BC '82). She has two sisters, Allie, a sophomore on the team this year, and Jennie, 14. Lizzie swam for her summer club team Covered Bridge since the age of 6 and is now coaching. She is enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.

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