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    Domenique Manning  
    Domenique Manning

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Riverside, CA

    High School:
    John W. North

    Height:
    5-3

    Event:
    Hurdles

    Birthdate:
    05/25/1987


    AS A JUNIOR: Had a career year in the hurdles for the Irish ... ran 8.61 to win the 60-meter hurdles at the Notre Dame Invitational ... ran a career-best 7.81 seconds for the 60 dash at the Windsor Team Challenge ... took sixth in the 60 hurdles at the Meyo Invitational, running 8.60 seconds ... emerged from the 60-meter hurdles BIG EAST indoor prelims with the third-fastest time in the event (a career-best 8.58) ... finished fourth in the final in 8.68 seconds, tying her for the 10th-fasteest time in school history ... now one of only two athletes on the 60 hurdles list, joining former Irish great Tameisha King ... set two career bests at the Azusa Pacific Invitational ... covered 100 meters in 12.46 seconds, and also ran the 100 hurdles in 13.93 seconds, the tenth-fastest mark in school history ... was limited for the rest of the outdoor season due to injury, but should be ready for a big year in 2008.

    AS A SOPHOMORE: Continued to be one of top Irish contributors in hurdles ... opened indoor season with runner-up finish in 60-meter hurdles (8.95) at Blue & Gold Invitational, qualifying for BIG EAST Championship in the process ... clocked a time of 8.92 in 60 hurdle preliminaries at Meyo Invitational, but did not advance to finals ... won 60-meter hurdles title at Windsor Team Challenge with season-best time of 8.89 seconds ... posted 8.84 mark in BIG EAST prelims but did not advance ... turned to outdoor season starting with fourth-place finish in 100-meter hurdles (14.47) at Jim Click Shootout; also qualified for BIG EAST Championship in event ... won hurdles title (14.23) and finished fifth in 100-meter dash (12.72) at Notre Dame Spring Opener ... placed fourth in 100 hurdles at Miami (Ohio) Invitational, completing the circuit in 14.70 seconds ... rank 14.65 in hurdle preliminaries at Central Collegiates to move into final heat before coming in sixth overall (14.93) ... set one personal-best and just missed another at the Hillsdale Gina Relays; ran 100 hurdles in career-best 14.15 (good for second place), coupled with a 12.68 time in 100 meters ... clocked 14.32 in BIG EAST Outdoor Championship preliminaries to earn a berth in the finals; finished sixth in conference final with 14.19 mark to wrap up her season.

    AS A FRESHMAN: Notre Dame's strongest threat in the hurdles during her rookie track season ... won the 60 meter hurdles at the Notre Dame Opener in 8.72 ... also took first in the 60 meter hurdles at the Notre Dame Invitational (8.78) ... established a career best in the indoor hurdles at the Meyo Invitational, finishing seventh in 8.66 ... qualified for the indoor BIG EAST meet in the 60 meter hurdles ... finished 10th with an 8.86 time in the preliminaries ... concentrated primarily on the 100 meter hurdles during the outdoor season ... ran well at the Willie Williams Invitational, clocking 14.49 for fourth in the hurdles ... set a career best in the 100 hurdles at the Mike Poehlein Invitational, running 14.29 and finishing fifth ... won the 100 meter hurdles at the Indy Relays in 14.60 while also finishing second in the 100 meters in 12.67 ... ran a strong time in the 100 hurdles at the Hillsdale Gina Relays (14.38) ... ran two events at the outdoor BIG EAST meet, placing sixth in the 100 meter hurdles in 14.66 and earning all-BIG EAST honors in the 4x100 meter relay (46.46) ...was joined on the relay by Maryann Erigha, Okechi Ogbuokiri, and Brienne Davis.

    HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Lettered in track all four years at John W. North High School in Riverside, Calif. ... All-American in the 100-meter hurdles her senior season ... top time in the 100 hurdles is 13.31, which occurred as a member of the USA youth team that competed in Canada during her junior campaign ... ran the top 100 hurdles time in the state of California her senior season (13.67) ... four-year all-city performer ...garnered all-state and all-Southern California Conference honors twice ... born May 25, 1987 in Long Beach, Calif. ... older of two children ... cousin, Ricky, played college football at UCLA, and currently a member of the NFL's Chicago Bears after playing his first three seasons with Carolina Panthers (started at cornerback as a rookie in Super Bowl XXXVIII vs. New England) ... uncle, Eric, was a football player at Oregon State ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters as a sociology major.

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