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 Diego Manzanas

Career Highlights: Finished his career second in PC's Division I era in singles victories (60) and third in doubles wins (57)...also second in PC history in Big South wins in both singles (19) and doubles (17)...PC's Division I era leader in career doubles winning percentage (.679)...combined for 117 career wins across singles and doubles, second-most in PC's D1 era

2017: Big South Scholar-Athlete of the Year for the second time...second team All-Big South doubles, first All-Conference honor of his career, with Jaime Castillo-Lopez...won 11 singles matches and went 15-7 in doubles play this season...went 6-1 in Big South play in both singles and doubles this year...helped PC capture its second Big South regular season title, its first Big South Tournament Championship and make its first NCAA Tournament appearance...was 3-0 in singles and 1-0 in doubles at the Big South Championship...gutted out a three-set victory at No. 3 singles in PC's 4-3 victory over Campbell in the Big South Championship match...finished the season 8-1 in his last 11 matches (two unfinished)...recorded a 9-4 record at No. 3 singles...recorded a 3-1 record at No. 2 doubles and a 13-7 mark at No. 3, all with Castillo-Lopez...first player in PC history to be named Big South All-Academic and All-Big South in the same season

2016: Big South Scholar-Athlete of the Year, the first PC men's tennis player to receive the award…also named to the Big South All-Academic team for the second straight year…named ITA Scholar-Athlete for the third time...went 14-14 in singles play and 11-13 in doubles play…one of three players on the team with double-digit wins in both singles and doubles…went undefeated in the Big South Championship, going 3-0 in both singles and doubles…won six three-set singles matches…earned five victories against conference opponents (GWU, RU, CU, UNCA, CCU)…played with five different doubles partners on the year, led by Joel Roberts with eight matches…earned six victories at No. 4 singles to led the team at that flight

2015: Named to the Big South All-Academic team...named ITA Scholar-Athlete for the second time...posted a 15-8 (5-3 Big South) record to be one of four PC players to hit the 15-win plateau this season...earned Big South Conference wins against Longwood, Radford, Gardner-Webb, UNC Asheville, and Winthrop...was 7-4 in doubles action, picking up conference wins against Radford and Gardner-Webb...helped PC to its third consecutive 20-win season

2014: Big South Conference Freshman of the Year…Big South Conference No. 6 Flight Winner and No. 3 Doubles Winner…named ITA Scholar-Athlete...a six-time winner of the Big South Conference Freshman of the Week award, more than any other player in the League…went 20-5 in singles play (6-1 in the Big South) and 23-3 in doubles play (7-1 in the Big South)…set the school Division I record for freshman singles wins in a season (20), including League victories over Longwood, Liberty, Gardner-Webb, Campbell, UNC Asheville and Coastal Carolina…at the doubles third flight, Grayson Mills and Manzanas went 16-1 together and 7-1 in the Big South…set a PC Division I freshman record with 23 doubles play…went on an 18-2 run through most of the season, grabbing non-conference wins over The Citadel, USC Upstate, Richmond, Davidson, Kennesaw State, Nicholls, Appalachian State and South Carolina State…grabbed a Big South Conference Championship victory in straight sets over Campbell

High School: Captured regional championship runner-up honors in doubles play with brother Carlos in 2011...acheived a No. 206 ranking. 

Personal: Born on September 25, 1995 in Madrid, Spain...son of Jose Juan Manzanas and Begoña Lopez ..cites family as biggest athletic influence...major is Physics

Height: 5'10"
Weight: 155
Year: Senior
Hometown: Madrid, Spain
High School: IES Principe Felipe