12 Michael Manta
Michael  Manta

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Downingtown, Pa.

High School:
Malvern Prep

Last College:
Lehigh

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 180

Position:
Defense


VILLANOVA

Offers good size on the back wall ... Able to play multiple positions ... Hopes to carve a niche for himself in 2015.

2014

Provided quality defensive minutes when called upon ... Called on to start at center back in a critical late season BIG EAST match against Georgetown on Nov. 7 and performed admirably ... Appeared in six games over the course of the campaign with two starts ... Produced one shot ... Chosen to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team.

2013

Made two appearances in his first season at Villanova.

2012

Appeared in all 14 games the Mountain Hawks played, earning 13 starting assignments ... Tallied 90+ minutes of action in seven-consecutive matches to end the season...Played a season-high 100 minutes in the double-overtime thriller against Army...Fired shots-on-goal against Yale and Holy Cross.

PERSONAL

Named captain of Malvern Prep as a senior ... In final HS season was named All Southeast Pa. second team, All Inter-AC second team and All-Main Line first team ... Led Malvern Prep to Inter-AC league championship for first time in 10 years as a senior ... Plays club ball for nationally ranked Penn Fusion Celtic ... Team was three-time Region 1 Champions and was a National Championship Finalist in 2011.

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