Sixth-straight year the Gamecocks have posted the most freshman on the list
Meets are final preparation for the SEC Championship
Lampe claims third to lead the way
Carolina to race Friday at 7 p.m. at Hilton Field in Fort Jackson
Manuel earned nine varsity letter awards in cross country and track. She was a two-time MVP, a three-time All-District and All-Region athlete in cross country and an All-State performer by placing fifteenth. She was also named to the third team of the Southeast with her personal best of 18:29 in cross country. In winter track she was a three-time All-District athlete and twice on the championship 4x800-meter relay team. At regionals she was an All-Region athlete twice, both times in the two mile, qualifying her for the state competition twice where she set a PR of 11:18 for the two mile. In outdoor track, Manuel was a three-time All-District athlete, a one-time All-Region athlete and state qualifier in the two mile, which is her favorite event in track.
Besides running, she participated in the National Art Honor Society and graduated as a distinguished honor graduate. She is one of two children, and her sister is a senior at Auburn University.