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

Collegiate Personal Bests: 6K - 23:45 (Cross Country) ... 5K - 19:29 (Track) ... 1500 m - 5:06.20.

2017: Ran in five races ... Finished 34th at the GLIAC Championships (6k) with a time of 24:20.7 ... Finished 120th at the NCAA Division II Midwest Regional Championships (6k) with a time of 24:27.0 ... Finished 37th at the UW-Parkside Vic Godfrey Open (5k) with a time of 20:04.3 ... Also ran at the Roy Griak Invitational (6k) and the Lewis Conference Crossover (6k).

2016: Ran in six races ... Finished 76th at the GLIAC Championships (6k) with a time of 25:06.3 ... Finished 137th at the NCAA Division II Midwest Regional Championships (6k) with a time of 23:45.0 ... Finished 44th at the UW-Parkside Midwest CC Open (5k) with a time of 20:55.0 ... Finished 93rd at the Blugold Invitational (6k) with a time of 25:47.4 ... Also ran at the Lewis Conference Crossover (6k) and the St. Olaf Invitational (8k).

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.