ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

Jack Manchester
Jack Manchester
Height: 6-3
Year: Junior
Hometown: Huntersville, N.C.
High School: Hough
Position: Backstroke/Freestyle

Junior 2015-16
Second team All-Ivy League (200 back) … Posted third-place finish in the 200 back in 1:49.32 against Cornell and Dartmouth … Took runner-up in the 100 back in 50.39 and third in 200 back in 1:51.06 at Columbia … Recorded an 11th-place finish in the 100 backstroke (48.29) at the Texas Invitational, which includes a great performance in the 200 backstroke where he finished fourth in the time of 1:44.04 ... Finishing out the Harvard podium positions in third place in the 100 backstroke (49.90) against Brown and Penn with a second place finish in the 200 backstroke event (1:48.28) ... Third-place finish in the 200 back (1:49.56) against UNLV and Air Force … Runner-up in the 200 back (1:43.35) and took seventh in the 100 back (48.04) at the Ivy Championship Meet.

Sophomore 2014-15
Represented Harvard at the 2015 NCAA Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships … Took second in the 100 back (49.93) and in the 200 back (1:47.29) versus Dartmouth and Cornell … Helped Harvard to a win in the 200 medley relay (1:30.01), won the 100 back (49.41) and the 200 back (1:46.90) versus Columbia … Placed 22nd in the 200 IM (1:48.69), fifth in the 400 medley relay (3:12.91), 12th in the 100 back (48.42) and impressive fourth place in the 200 back (1:42.41) at the Texas Invite … Won the 100 back (49.50) and the 200 back (1:46.89), and placed fourth in the 400 IM versus Duke and South Carolina … Took fourth in the 200 free (1:42.31) and won the 200 back (1:49.07) versus Brown and Penn … Won and set the meet record in the 100 back (47.87) at HYP; won the 200 back (1:43.71) and took fifth in the 200 IM (1:50.13) … Took seventh in the 200 IM (1:48.31), third in the 400 medley relay (3:12.44) and in the 200 medley relay (1:27.14); placed fifth in the 100 back (47.84); set an Ivy League, Harvard, meet and pool record in the prelims of the 200 back (1:41.44), placed second in the championship final (1:42.05).

Before Harvard
Selected as captain his senior year and earned four varsity letters in swimming … Led Hough to back-to-back state runner-up finishes as a senior and junior … State champion in the 100 back and 200 free as a senior … Member of the state champion 100 relay team as a junior … Lake Norman Swimmer of the Year … Led his club team to a National Combined Championship in 2012 … His club team owns the national records for the 50 medley relay and 100 medley relay  … Two-time Scholastic All-American … High School All-American in 2013 … Volunteered at A Child’s Place.

ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS