Duke Men's Lacrosse BIO
37 Michael Manley
Career: Two-time USILA All-America pick, earning second team honors in 2011 and third team recognition in 2009 ... Played in 75 games and started 74 of those at close defense ... 2007 ACC Freshman of the Year ... collected 153 ground balls and 57 caused turnovers.
2012: Played in 20 games and started 19 on close defense ... USILA All-America second team ... led all Duke players with 27 caused turnovers ... ranked second on the team in ground balls with 52 ... also added two goals and two assists for four points ... helped anchor a defense to a 9.25 goals against average ... team captain ... had at least one ground ball in 17 games ... picked up a career-high seven ground balls in win over ACC rival North Carolina (3/16) ... corralled six loose balls in win over Syracuse (4/1) ... also had two caused turnovers against the Tar Heels and Orange ... won five ground balls and forced three turnovers in NCAA Tournament first round win over Syracuse (5/12) ... scooped up four ground balls in wins over Rutgers (2/11) and Jacksonville (2/26) ... had at least one caused turnover in 15 games ... registered multiple caused turnovers nine times ... had three forced turnovers three times ... scored goals versus Brown (3/27) and in the win over No. 1 Virginia (4/13) ... handed out assists against Harvard (3/12) and in the NCAA quarterfinal win over Colgate (5/20).
2011: Missed season to injury.
2010: Started 19 games on defense … USILA All-America third team … selected to the NCAA All-Tournament team after anchoring the defense … helped lead a defensive line that allowed 8.98 goals per game … finished the season with 44 ground balls and 17 caused turnovers … registered at least one ground ball in 18 games … picked up a career-high seven ground balls in win at Loyola (3/13) … scooped up four loose balls against Brown (3/30) … forced four turnovers in win over Dartmouth (3/23) and had three caused turnovers in the NCAA Tournament against Johns Hopkins (5/15) and North Carolina (5/22) … handed out an assist versus Pennsylvania (2/27).
2009: Played in 18 games, missing just the Holy Cross contest … All-ACC Tournament Team selection … helped anchor a defense that allowed 8.42 goals per game … tallied a goal in the 9-8 win over Colgate (2/20) … picked up 34 ground balls … had four ground balls in three contests.