12 John Manzo
12 John Manzo
Height: 6-3
Weight: 180
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Santa Barbara, Calif.
High School: San Marcos
Position: Opposite Hitter

Freshman 2012
Played in eight matches as a freshman … Registered two kills against Emmanuel College on Feb. 22 … Played 12 sets with 0.17 kills per set. 

Before Harvard:
Dual-sport athlete competing in volleyball and basketball during his junior and senior campaigns … Served as captain of his volleyball team junior and senior years and basketball team captain during his senior season … Santa Barbara Scholar Athlete of the Year award recipient … Phil Womble Ethics in Sports award winner … Named to the Channel League First-Team … Earned 2011 Arcadia High School Volleyball Tournament MVP honors … Earned Channel League Second-Team honors in basketball … San Marcos CIF Scholar Athlete of the Year … Member of the 2010 Channel League champion in basketball … Was named a National Merit Scholarship Program Commended Student … A National Hispanic Recognition Program Scholar … National AP Scholar … Earned the Santa Barbara School District Excellence in Academics award … Served as the Associated Student Body president from 2010-11 … Parliamentarian 2009-10 … Elected sophomore class president 2008-09 … Honored with Santa Barbara City 2011 Outstanding Youth Leadership Award … Served as a corporate board member of nonprofit charity Kids Helping Kids from 2010-11 … National Honor Society 2007-11 … Brother Nicholas ’10 played JV basketball, club basketball and varsity volleyball … Uncle, Tony Patta, set high jump world record for 13-year-olds at with a 6’0.75” mark.