40 Samantha Manley
40 Samantha Manley
Height: 5-9
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Escondido, CA
High School: San Pasqual HS (University of Arizona)

Junior (2018)

Paired with Emily Sonny to go a team-best 29-5 from the No. 2 position primarily which was also the most wins in a single-season in program history ... named to the All-Conference First Team after beating pairs from 10 ranked opponents, including at the time No. 1 USC ... also went 3-1 in the Big West Tournament to help lead Cal Poly to a third place finish

University of Arizona

Finished the 2017 season with an overall record of 17-6 at the #3 and #4 spots and finished 8th overall at the NCAA Beach Volleyball Championships ... as a freshman in 2016 played in the #3 position posting a 16-8 record ... at the first ever Pac-12 Conference Beach Volleyball Championships Sam finished 3-2, with wins against ASU, UW, and UCLA ... she also went to the first ever NCAA Beach Volleyball Championships and won in the first round against Georgia State before losing to Hawaii in the second round.

Prep

Won AAU Best of Beach 2013 ... played for USA Junior National Beach Team ... earned AA Rating ... top 10 points earned in CBVA from 2014

Personal

Born Dec. 29, 1996 in Poway, CA ... daughter of Jim and Robyn Manley ... has a brother, Jimmy and a younger sister, Jessica ... majoring in Finance