AS A REDSHIRT JUNIOR IN 2017
AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE IN 2016
Started in three of 20 matches played ... Totaled 44 kills ... Averaged 1.16 kills per set ... Accumulated 35 digs ... Scored nine kills vs. Pepperdine (1/20) ... Achieved new career high of 10.5 points at Pepperdine (1/20) ... Recorded highest dig count with seven at UC Irvine (3/4).
AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN IN 2015
Appeared in 16 matches and 29 sets ... Drew two starts at outside hitter in back-to-back home contests vs. Pepperdine (2/13) and Stanford (2/14) ... Equaled season highs of four kills and three digs and added an assist and two aces for a season-best 6.0 total points in three-set home win vs. Holy Names (2/25) ... Also had four kills and three digs vs. Pepperdine ... Produced three kills and first career ace and dig in season opener vs. Concordia (1/7) ... Three digs to go along with first collegiate assist and block at CSUN (1/16).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2014
Appeared in two matches and two sets ... Made college debut at California Baptist (1/16) ... Also played in one set during home opener vs. BYU (1/18), producing first collegiate kill on his only attempt, before suffering a season-ending injury ... Received medical redshirt.
Played for East End Volleyball-Cedar Beach Leagues (2009-13), Hills Elite Volleyball Club (2009-10), Long Island Volleyball Club (2010-13) and USA Volleyball Youth Continental White Team in 2012.
A 2013 graduate of Half Hollow Hills High School East in Dix Hills, N.Y. ... A three-year varsity player and two-time Thunderbirds captain his junior and senior year ... All-Long Island First Team and All-County (2013), all-league and All-Long Island Second Team (2012) ... Received Athlete of the Year award as a junior and senior ... As a senior, set the school record for single-match kills ... New York State Scholar Athlete (2009-13), Suffolk County Division I champion and league champion (2010) ... Also a member of the track and field team.
Born Sept. 12 in Mineola, N.Y. ... Parents are George and Edith Manchenko ... Has a younger sister named Kristina and a younger brother named Jeremy ... Has a cousin named Cory Primm who was a member of UCLA's track and field team ... Economics major with a business minor at Muir College ... A memorable moment in volleyball was winning the Suffolk County championship in 2010 ... Hobbies include surfing, listening to music and running ... Roots for the New York Giants ... Favorite athletes are Phil Dalhausser, Kelly Slater and Michael Johnson ... Favorite films are Liar Liar, The Shining, 28 Days Later and Shaun of the Dead ... Listens to Kid Cudi ... Loves burritos.