Distance runner who showed a lot of promise during the cross country season... expected to be a contributor at distances of 5000 and 10,000 meters.
2004 Cross Country
Was TCU's top runner during the first half of the cross country season.
Finished first among the Horned Frog harriers at the UNT Season Opener, the Texas A&M Invitational and the Cowboy Jamboree... placed 13th, 23rd and 50th overall respectively.
Turned in his best 8K time at the Cowboy Jamboree, running 26:15.
Was TCU's fourth finisher at the C-USA Cross Country Championships, covering the 8K distance in 27:16 to place 51st overall.
Did not compete at the regional meet.
Graduated from Cedar Park High School in 2004... was a high school teammate of TCU distance runners Halie Bullin and Cassie Hostick.
Lettered four times in cross country and three times in track & field for coach Timo Sheard.
Was a four-time all-district performer in cross country and three time all-district honoree in track.
Named to the all-region team and was his team MVP in 2001.
Best prep times were 4:35 in the mile and 9:36 in the two mile run.
Matthew Richards Manly was born July 17, 1985... parents are Walt and Pam Manly... undecided on his major field of study at TCU.