Julia Manzano
Julia Manzano
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Oswego, Ill.
High School: Oswego

Collegiate Personal Bests: 6K - 23:25.2 (Cross Country) ... 5K - 19:29 (Track) ... 1500 m - 5:06.20.

College: 2019: GLIAC All-Academic Excellence Team... Finished 49th with a time of 23:25.2 at the GLIAC Championships... 2018: Ran in five races … Finished 57th at the GLIAC Championships (24:10.4) … Finished 8th at the U.P. College Cross Country Championships (19:27.4) … Also ran at the Roy Griak Invitational (24:16.4), the MSU Spartan Invitational (24:14.7), and the Lewis Crossover (24:23.5) … Named to the GLIAC All-Academic team … Named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team.

High School: A 2016 graduate of Oswego High School ... School record holder for 4x800 indoor (9:34.81), and outdoor (9:16:64) ... Best times were 12:00 (3200m), 5:26 (1600m), 2:22.8 (800m), and 1:04.1 (400m) ... All-Conference and Conference Champs in 2016 ... All-State 4x800 (3rd place), Southwest Prairie Conference Scholar Athlete, Conference Champion 4x800, and Sectional Champion 4x800 in 2016 ... 2015 Cross Country Coaches Award ... Named Varsity Track Most Improved in 2014 ... All-Conference in 4x800 and 4x400 in 2014 ... 2013 Indoor Conference Champs ... Illinois High School Association (IHSA) All-State Academic Team Nominee ... Participated in National Honor Society, National Science Honor Society, Captain's Council, and coach at Cheetah's Running Camp.

Personal: Enjoys bike riding and spending time with friends ... Member of the Jewish Student Organization and Society for Environmental Engineering ... Daughter of Jane Manzano-Nicol ... Born on December 9, 1997 ... Majoring in Environmental Engineering.