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Alexa Manning
Alexa Manning

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Coram, N.Y.

High School:
Longwood

Height:
5-6

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
07/13/1987

PRs: Disc: 137' 0"; SP: 44' .5"

AT VIRGINIA:2006-(Out): Captured the 49ers Invitational title in the shot put with a season-best throw of 44' 11" ... Threw 44' 4.25" at the ACC Championships at Wake Forest ... Had a season-best throw of 157' 4" in the hammer throw at the Duke Relays ... Took ninth in the shot put and ninth in the hammer throw at the Lou Onesty Invitational ... (In): Threw a season-best 43' 11.25" in the shot put at the ACC Championships ... Took second at the Liberty Bash in the shot put with a throw of 43' 10" ... Captured first at the Liberty Invitational in the shot put ... Took fifth at both the Liberty Invitational and the Liberty Bash in the 20# Weight Throw ... Placed 6th at the Virginia Tech Challenge in the 20# Weight Throw with a season-best 52' 2.5" ...

High School: Earned All-American honors ... 2005 New York state indoor champion in the shot put ... New York Div. 1 champion in shot and discus ... New York Federation Champion in the shot put ... four-time team MVP ... two-time Suffolk County Outstanding Athlete Award ('03, '05).

Personal: Alexa Chantal Manning ... born July 13, 1987 in Stony Brook, NY ... daughter of Carole and Ronald Manning ... two brothers, Rhasaan and Jahred ... father played basketball at Manhattan College and then with the Chicago Bulls ... brother Jahred plays soccer at Suffolk.

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