Michelle Manning
Michelle  Manning

Calabasas, Calif.

High School:
Agoura HS





Pepperdine Athletics 2011-12 Year in Review

Eighteen student-athletes earned All-American honors and 51 were all-conference.


No. 8 Waves to Finish out Record-Setting Regular Season at Home Against San Francisco

Friday marks Senior Day for Laura Cole, Karissa Garcia and Myriah Stockman.


No. 3 Waves Fight to 2-1 Home Victory Over Portland

The Waves earn the comeback win off goals from Lynn Williams and Laura Cole.


No. 3 Waves Set for WCC Showdown at No. 10 Santa Clara and Home Match Against Portland

Friday's match at Santa Clara is a battle of top 10, conference undefeated teams.


No. 4 Waves Have Two WCC Contests on the Slate This Weekend

Pepperdine will host Gonzaga on Friday and travel to Saint Mary's on Sunday.


Women's Soccer vs. Michigan (9-4-11)

Photos by Stephen Wandzura


Women's Soccer vs. Long Island (8-28-11)

Photos by Stephen Wandzura


Women's Soccer vs. Arizona (8-21-2011)

Photos by Stephen Wandzura of the Waves' 2-0 victory over the Wildcats.


Women's Soccer vs. Santa Clara (11/6/2010)

Stephen Wandzura's photos of the Waves' 3-2 win over the #14 Broncos.


Women's Soccer vs. San Francisco (10/22/2010)

Stephen Wandzura's photos of the Waves' 0-0 tie with the Dons.

Michelle Manning Career StatsGet Acrobat Reader

CAREER: Had totals of eight goals, six assists and 22 points in three seasons ... Appeared in 54 matches, starting 28 ... Took 51 shots ... Three of her eight career goals were game winners.

PEPPERDINE 2011: Manning appeared in 20 games, starting 15 of those during her junior campaign ... She tallied four goals and four assists for a total of 12 points ... Marked one multi-goal game at UC Santa Barbara (9/16), where the Waves won 3-0 ... For her efforts Manning was named WCC Player of the Week (9/19) ... Added solo goals in a 2-0 win over Arizona (8/21) and in a 4-2 victory over Illinois (9/9) ... Finished fourth on the team in points and goals.

PEPPERDINE 2010: Contibuted three goals and two assists for a total of eight points as a sophomore ... Started 10 of 17 games and attempted 19 shots ... Scored one of the biggest goals in school history with a left-footed strike in the 23rd minute at #11 UCLA (10/1), helping the Waves to a 1-0 victory and ending the nation's longest home unbeaten streak at 73 games ... Was named the WCC Player of the Week (10/4) and to the CollegeSoccer360.com Primetime Perfomers of the Week list for her effort ... Also scored goals vs. Arizona (8/29) and at San Diego (10/29) ... Assists came at Hawaii (9/19) and vs. Santa Clara (11/6) ... Named to the All-USD Tournament team.

PEPPERDINE 2009: Appeared in 17 matches as a freshman while making three starts ... Placed just one of her eight shots on goal, but it held up as the game-winner in a 1-0 home victory over Cal State Bakersfield (10/8).

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Agoura High School, located in Agoura Hills, Calif., in 2009 ... A midfielder who was a four-year letterwinner ... Helped lead team to a Marmonte League Championship during the 2005-06 season.

CLUB: Played for the California Stars from 2001-05 and Real So Cal from 2006-09 ... Won Surf Cup and National Cup championships.

PERSONAL: Born in Torrance, Calif. ... Daughter of Maureen Manning ... Sister to Jason ... A cousin, Mike Dolan, attended Pepperdine's Law School ... Can play the harmonica ... Majoring in liberal arts with a focus in psychology ...Career goal is to start a non-profit organization ... Chose to attend Pepperdine because "the coaches, the school, the girls; it's everything I wanted and needed."

FAVORITES: Lists John Wooden as her biggest sports hero ... Favorites include Fernando Torres (pro soccer player), Inter Milan (pro soccer team), the Insecure at Last (book), Whale Rider (movie), Law & Order SVU (TV Show), The Weekend and Zak Waters (musical artist), chips and guacamole (food) and basketball (sport other than soccer) ... Favorite thing about soccer is "the competition, there are so many other girls all wanting the same thing you want, and the talent you play with and against is unbelievable."

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