Hannah Manger
Hannah Manger

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
New Albany, Ind.

High School:
New Albany

Event:
Backstroke/IM

Birthdate:
07/15/1995



Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Athlete: David Beckham
In Her MP3 Player: Dave Matthews Band
Last Concert She Attended: Counting Crows
Favorite Actor & Actress: Ryan Reynolds & Emma Stone
Favorite Month: October
Favorite Holiday: 4th of July
Favorite Food: Chips & Salsa
Favorite Purdue Building: University Hall
Favorite Big City: Louisville
Country She'd Most Like to Visit: Italy
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Tanning
Another Sport She Enjoys Playing: Beach Volleyball
Most Memorable Moment at Purdue: Circle P
Enjoyed This Professor's Class: Dr. Minchella, Biology
Furry Friend: Fuzzy, Cat
Other Hobbies/Interests: Reading, Naps, Movies

2013-14: Manger competed primarily in the backstroke events... had Purdue's top time of the season in the 100 backstroke (54.73), establishing a new freshman record with the second-fastest mark in program history... season-best time in the 200 back (1:59.74), also at the Big Ten Championships, ranked second on the team in 2013-14 and fifth all-time at Purdue... finished sixth in the B final of the 100 back at Big Tens to account for three team points... posted three individual victories and contributed to three relay winners during the season... swam the leadoff backstroke leg on both medley relays at Big Tens, helping the 400 medley relay post a team season-best time that ranked third in program history... qualified for the A final of the 100 back at the Ohio State Invitational to account for nine team points... also qualified for the B final of the 200 back as Purdue's top finisher in the event at Ohio State... won the 200 back and swam on the victorious 200 medley relay teams in the dual meet wins vs. Hawaii and Michigan State... won the 100 back at the season-opening dual meet victory at Miami (Ohio)... also competed in the 100 and 200 free, 100 fly and 200 IM during the season... including the 200 IM (2:03.33) at Big Tens.

Before Purdue: Manger was a four-year varsity letter-winner for coach Steven Bonifer... Four-time team MVP and News & Tribune Area Swimmer of the Year... all-state as a senior after being honorable mention all-state her first three years of high school, excelling in the 100 fly, 100 back, 200 free and 200 IM... four-time individual sectional champion... helped lead her team to 2011 conference and sectional titles... Junior Nationals and Speedo Sectionals qualifier with her Riverside Aquatic club team... Golden Goggle award... National Honor Society... honor roll student and rotary secretary.

Personal: Full name is Hannah R. Manger... born in Louisville, Ky.... parents are Andrew and Ashley Manger... family also includes younger siblings Duncan and Greer... majoring in biology.