|Tony McManus - 10
2003 Team Co-Captain...selected to South Region U-23 team in 2003...will participate in U.S. Soccer Festival.
2002...Earned third-team All-Conference USA accolades... was team co-captain as a junior...one of just three players, and only returner, to start all 19 games during the season...led team with 1,284 minutes played during season...anchored a defense the allowed just 1.07 goals per game which was second-best in the conference...was awarded the 2003 Coaches Award by the UAB coaching staff...developed into one of the premier defenders in Conference USA.
2001...Started first three games...received all-tournament honors in the UAB Nike Classic...acquired medical redshirt.
2000...Played in all 21 matches starting eight of the final nine...scored two goals...scored in wins over Coastal Carolina, and Birmingham-Southern...had one assist against Memphis...attempted four shots in Memphis match...had game tying assist in win against #6 Furman.
1999...Had game winning goal in 3-2 win over No. 25 ranked Cincinnati...scored two goals during season...lone assist came against Centenary...played in 16 games, starting six.
High School...All-state, all-region and all-district selection in his senior season ... also selected All-Metro Best of the Preps in his senior year, as well as MVP and team captain from 1997-99... as a junior was All-State, All-Region and District MVP... team was Tennessee region champions and state quarterfinalists from 1996-99.
Other Soccer Info...Member of 2003 Tennessee under 23 ODP team...selected to the All-Region team...participated in the U.S. Soccer Festival in Houston, Texas...as a member of the six-time state cup champions Memphis Futbol Club...team was third in nationals in 2000...club team also won the inaugural Superleague Championship in 1999...also a member of Tennessee state select team 1993-96...invited to ESP camp in 1998 and trained with the under 17 U.S. National Team...member of the Tennessee U-23 ODP team which was Region III tournament runner-up in 2001...member of the inaugural Memphis Express PDL team in 2002...played in 18 games for the Express, starting 12 times...scored three goals added two assists for the Express...team on the Midwest Conference and finished runner-up in the South playoff...finished 15-5-2 overall and made it to the second round appearance in the U.S. Open Cup.
Personal...Full name is Anthony Peter McManus...born Sept. 22, 1980...parents are Bill and Laura McManus...majoring in history...chose UAB over Coastal Carolina, Portland, Davidson and Iona.