Boilermakers dive into new season with only home meets of fall semester
Boilermakers return to 25/85 Club after qualifying nine for NCAAs
125 Boilermakers have earned Academic All-Big Ten honors in 2015-16
Meitz posts second-fastest anchor split to help Purdue rally for third
Cifelli, Davis, Dunnichay, Fogle and Lim each win two individual events
Purdue men and women host the Indiana Intercollegiates at the Boilermaker Aquatic Center
Purdue Women's Swimming & Diving 2014-15 team photos
Purdue hosts Big Ten Triple Duals
More photos from the home opening meet.
Favorite Pro Team: Indianapolis Colts
Favorite Athlete: Maddie Barta
Favorite Aquatic Center (Other Than Purdue): Ohio State University
Swimmer She'd Like to Race Against: Josh Ehrman
Favorite Playoff Format:Olympics
Person She'd Like to Have Dinner With: Ronald Reagan
Unique Skill/Hidden Talent: Sleeping With Eyes Open
In Her MP3 Player: Dave Matthews Band
Last Concert She Attended: Blink 182
Favorite Social Media Platform: Instagram
Favorite Actor & Actress: Ashton Kutcher & Emma Stone
Last Book She Read: Food and Wine Magazine
Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus: Mean Girls
Favorite Super-Hero/Sci-Fi Series: Batman
Favorite TV Show: Madam Secretary
Favorite Month: July
Favorite Holiday: Independence Day
Favorite Food: Tacos
Favorite Dessert: Fudge Brownies
Favorite Purdue Building: Miller Lab School
Favorite Big City: Miami
Unique Travel Locale: Don Pedro Island, Florida
Country She'd Like to Visit: Spain
Favorite Outdoor Activities: Beach Volleyball
Another Sport She Enjoys Playing: Wii Golf
Favorite Thing About the Boilermaker Aquatic Center: New Starting Blocks
Most Memorable Meet at Purdue: IU Dual Meet 2015
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Deborah Linebarger, Health & Human Sciences
Furry Friend: Fuzzy, Cat
2015-16: Academic All-Big Ten...complete season recap to come.
2014-15: CSCAA Honorable Mention Scholar All-America... Manger competed primarily in the backstroke events and 200 IM... swam the leadoff backstroke leg on the record-setting 200 medley relay team at the Big Ten Championships... accounted for Purdue's season-best times in the 100 (53.60) and 200 back (1:56.81) as well as the 200 IM (2:00.01), improving on her career-best times that rank second (back) and third (IM) in program history... all of her season-best times were posted at the Big Ten Championships, where she scored by qualifying for the B final of all three events (accounting for 16 team points)... runner-up showing in the B final of the 100 back was her top finish at Big Tens... helped the 400 medley relay team post the second-fastest time in program history at the Ohio State Invitational... contributed to a team high eight relay victories over the course of the season... also posted five individual event victories... accounted for 37 team points by scoring in three events at the Ohio State Invitational, helping Purdue win the meet... was the runner-up in the A final of the 100 back and took fourth in the A final of the 200 back at Ohio State... also helped Purdue sweep the medley relay events at OSU... won the 200 back and finished second in the 100 back in the dual meet win at Notre Dame... was victorious in the 50 back and 100 IM in the dual meet victory vs. Michigan State... swept the backstroke events and swam on two relay winners in the season-opening dual meet win vs. Miami (Ohio).
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 human services.