#18 Matt Manley

Men's Soccer
Class Senior Height 5' 7"
Hometown Salem, Ore. Weight 140
High School South Salem Position Forward
Club Team Cascade FC Major English

As a Junior (2009) - Missed season due to injury.

As a Sophomore (2008) - Appeared in five games, starting three, before missing rest of season due to injury ... Made first career start in 0-0 tie at NCAA DII Northwest Nazarene.

As a Freshman (2007) - Appeared in 12 games ... Scored goal in college debut in 8-1 season-opening victory over La Sierra on 9/1/07 ... Scored game-winning goal, heading ball past 6-foot-8 keeper, in 1-0 victory at George Fox on 9/22/07.

Academics - Interested in English, psychology, Japanese ... Plans to minor in biology ... Academic All-League in each of four high school seasons ... AXA Community Service scholarship recipient ... Editor-in-chief of high school newspaper ... Vice president of high school DECA club.

Prep - Played three seasons of varsity soccer for coach Eric Johansen and the Saxon at South Salem High ... Earned All-Central Valley Conference First-Team honors and Honorable Mention All-State honors as senior ... Named Salem Sports and Breakfast Club's Senior Soccer Athlete of Year ... Also played for Cascade FC from 2003 through 2006 ... Played No. 1 singles on high school tennis team, qualifying for state tournament as senior.

Personal - Son of Mike and Rene Manley ... Has one younger brother ... Interested in making movies ... Has volunteered with Habitat for Humanity.

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