Gabrielle Manto
Gabrielle Manto
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Robbinsville, N.J.
High School: Robbinsville
Events: Distance

SOPHOMORE (2016-17): Was a member of two Ursinus College foursomes to compete in the Centennial Conference Indoor Championships, competing in the 4x800-meter relay (10:20.91) and the distance medley (13:34.07) ... Placed 6th in the 800-meter (2:33.57) at the Finn Pincus Invitational (2/11)

FRESHMAN (2015-16): Competed in two relay events for the Bears at the Centennial Conference Indoor Championships, the 4x800-meter relay and the distance medley ... Anchored the group that took 1st place in the distance medley at the Collegeville Classic (1/22), finishing in 13:55.95

Before Ursinus: Competed in cross country, soccer, and softball at Robbinsville High School ... Participated in New Jersey Cross Country Meet of Champions in 2013 ... NJ Group II Softball champion (2013) ... NJ Group II Softball state runner-up (2012, 2014, 2015) ... NJ Group II Softball sectional champions (2012-15) ... NJ Group II Soccer State runner-up in 2011 ... Honor Roll recipient each of last three years ... Member of National Honor Society

Personal: Born August 1, 1997 ... Daughter of Anthony and Michelle Manto ... Has one sibling, Chelsea (16) ... Applied Economics major with a concentration in Finance and Accounting ... Minor in Managament Studies ... Also a member of the softball and cross country teams at UC

Why Ursinus: I chose Ursinus because of the amazing academic and athletic opportunities it could offer me. No other school would allow me to play three sports while taking a full course load and have a thriving social life. Ursinus College really strives to allow its students to personalize their education experience.