Women's Cross Country

Erin McManus - blank

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Potomac, Md.

High School:
Winston Churchill

Erin McManus

08/06/2012

Cross Country Update

Check out the two new bridges at Percy Warner Park and read about the continued development of the cross country program.

10/31/2011

2011 SEC Championships

Vanderbilt won the 2011 SEC Women's Cross Country Championship.

09/19/2011

2011 Commodore Classic

The Commodore Classic at Percy Warner Park on Sept. 17, 2011. Women placed 4th, men 9th out of 24 participating schools.

Personal record
4K - 15:27
5K - 19:09
6K - 23:55
1,500 meters (outdoor) - 4:49.18

2011 Cross Country:Finished the Belmont-VU Opener with a time of 15:26.48 after returning from France to present two academic papers.

2011 Track:Competed in the 800 meters and 1,500 meters events.

2010 Cross Country: Clocked a time of 16:04.67 at the Belmont-VU Opener ... Crossed the finish line at the Commodore Classic at 19:45.66.

2010 Track: Did not compete in any meets

2009 Cross Country: Notched her personal best at the Greater Louisville Classic with a time of 19:09.32, helping Vanderbilt to a sixth-place finish... Competed in the SEC Championships, helping Vanderbilt to a sixth-place finish.

2009 Track: Best finish outdoors in the 1,500 meters was at the Mississippi Open with a time of 4:49.2... Also competed in the War Eagle Invitational, Ole Miss Invitational, Austin Peay Spring Fling, and the SEC Outdoor Championships... Did not compete indoors.

2008 Cross Country: Finished in the top eight of team in every race she competed... Ran 31st (15:40.05) among 103 runners in collegiate debut at the Belmont/VU Opener (4K)... Finished 26th overall (19:43.33) in the Commodore Classic (5K)... Posted a PR of 19:14.12 at the Greater Louisville Classic (5K)... Placed third among Commodores at the Pre-Nationals Open Race.

High School/Prep: Served one year as team captain... PRs of 2:18 (800), 5:09 (1,600) and 11:23 (3,200)...As senior, helped team finish fourth in state cross country meet with eighth place effort... Ran second in the state in the 1600 meters.

Personal: Erin Adams McManus... Born Jan. 10, 1990... Parents are Natalie and Richard McManus... Has an older sister and a younger brother ...Enjoys flying... Interned as assistant in aerospace engineering laboratory at University of Maryland ... Majoring in Mechanical Engineering.

Off the Course with Erin:

Favorite "non-school" related reading material: "Ender's Game"

Favorite class this semester: The impact of our space program on society

My day can't start until: I have my bowl of cereal.

My dream job: Pilot

Item I brought to VU to remind me of home: My special sweatshirt

Dream vacation: Seeing the seven wonders of the world

Best concert I've ever attended: Spice Girls

Favorite restaurant: Melting Pot

First job I had: Lab assistant in aerospace engineering lab at University of Maryland

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