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    Gregory Manzolillo
    Gregory Manzolillo
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Rocky Hill, Conn.

    Event:
    Shot Put/Discus

    As a Sophomore in 2008-09:

    INDOOR: Finished 13th in the weight throw at the BIG EAST Championship with a toss of 15.64 meters ... Turned in a toss of 16.15 meters in the weight throw at the New England Championship finishing in seventh place ... Started the season off with back-to-back third place finishes in the weight throw at the Yale Invitational (16.23 meters) and Sorlein Invitational (16.47 meters) ... Took ninth in the weight throw at the Harvard Quad with a toss of 15.58 meters ... Finished eighth with a throw of 15.24 meters in the weight throw at the Lafayette/Rider Invitational.

    OUTDOOR: Finished eighth in the hammer throw at the BIG EAST Championship with a toss of 51.86 meters also coming in 14th in the discus with a throw of 44.35 meters ... Competed in the hammer throw and discus at the UConn Invitational coming in sixth place (49.90 meters) and seventh place (44.73 meters) respectfully ... Had a season best finish in the hammer throw at the UConn Spring Invitational coming in fourth with a throw of 48.79 meters also finishing fifth in the discus with a toss of 44.58 meters ... Took fifth in the discus at the UMass Invitational with a throw of 44.46 meters also placing 11th in the hammer throw with a toss of 51.02 meters.

    As a Freshman in 2007-08:

    INDOOR: Finished third in the shot put (14.38 meters) and seventh in the weight throw (13.38 meters) at the Alumni Invitational ... Took 10th in the weight throw (14.46 meters) and 11th in the shot put (14.38) at the Yale Invitational ... Competed in two events for the third- straight week placing ninth in both the weight throw (14.88 meters) and the shot put (14.41 meters) at the Sorlein Invitational ... Turned in throws of 13.76 meters in the shot put and 12.44 meters in the weight throw at the Harvard Select Meet finishing 12th and 15th, respectively ... Finished the season off with a 14th place performance at the Giegengack Invitational in the weight throw sending a toss of 13.89 meters.

    OUTDOOR: Turned in two 12th place performances at the BIG EAST Championship in the discus (46.84 meters) and hammer throw (48.30 meters) ... Came in ninth in the discus at the New England Championship with a throw of 42.98 meters ... Placed third in the discus (42.86 meters) and sixth in the hammer throw (45.58 meters) at the UConn Alumni Invitational ... Took sixth in the discus (43.18 meters) and 11th in the hammer throw (44.02 meters) at the Brown Invitational ... Had a season high fourth place performance in the hammer throw finishing with a toss of 47.76 meters also placing seventh in the discus (42.76 meters) at the UConn Invitational ... Was the runner-up in the discus at the Wildcat Invitational with a toss of 45.20 meters also placing fifth in the hammer throw with a season best throw of 48.50 meters.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Xavier High School in Middletown, Conn. where he earned six track letters ... Was named All-State, All-New England, Team Captain and MVP during his senior season ... Earned the 2006 state championship title in the discus, the 2007 class LL championship in the shot put and discus and the 2007 state championship in the hammer throw ... also played football and soccer.

    PERSONAL: A psychology major ... born January 28, 1989.