Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
Dillon Manzanares
Position: Pole Vault
Other Position: Indoor: Freshman - Outdoor: Sophomore
Height: 5'6"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Niwot, Colo.
High School: Niwot
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2013: Redshirted the indoor season … Outdoors, he competed in the pole vault at the Willie Williams and cleared 13-3.75 (4.06m) … He had a personal-best clearance of 14-5.25 (4.40m) at the UA-ASU-NAU Double Dual … At the same meet, he landed awkwardly and broke his arm, ending his season.

HIGH SCHOOL: A graduate of Niwot High School, Manzanares was named the team captain his senior year and the team MVP his junior and senior year … He earned all-city, all-district, all-region and all-state accolades his junior year … His senior year, Manzanares earned all-conference honors … He holds the school record in the pole vault, clearing 15-0 … His personal best in the long jump is 20-10.

PERSONAL: He is the son of Stanton and Nichol Manzanares and was born in Colorado Springs, Colo. … He has a brother, Kelton … He is pursuing a degree in chemical engineering.