1 Tiffany Manzi
1 Tiffany Manzi
Height: 5-5
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Feeding Hills, Mass.
High School: Agawam
Position: MIDFIELD

As a Junior in 2008:

Named the Northeast Conference Player of the Year... Honored as the NEC Player of the Week for her strong performances in the second week of April... Also named the conference’s top defensive player of the week for the last week in March... Named to the All-NEC First Team... Started in all 16 games this season... Led the Bobcats with 49 points and 37 goals... Her 12 assists were good enough for tied for second on the team... Third on the team with 28 ground balls... 44 draw controls, 20 more than any other player on the team... led the team with 30 caused turnovers... recorded four goals and one assist in the season-opening 16-9 victory over Iona on Feb. 27... Had nine games with at least three points, including four four-point games, one five point effort and seven points (four goals and three assists) against Wagner in a 23-12 win on March 30... Scored two goals in the team’s first ever NEC Tournament win over Mount St. Mary’s on April 25... Recorded three goals and one assist in the NEC Championship Game against Sacred Heart on April 27... Averaged 2.31 goals per game and 3.06 points per game. 

As a Sophomore in 2007:
Started in all 15 games she played in...
Led the team with 28 draw controls... Named the NEC Player of the Week on March 19... Set a career high with four goals and added two caused turnovers at Columbia on March 7... Set a career high with six points and matched three other career highs (four goals, two assists and five draw controls) at La Salle on March 14... Matched a career high with five draw controls and scored two goals versus Mount St. Mary’s on April 5... Scored three goals and added an assist for four points at Mount St. Mary’s in the NEC Tournament on April 27.

As a freshman in 2006:
Appeared in all 16 games... finished with 20 goals and nine assists for 29 points (third on team)...awarded as the program[apos]s first-ever NEC Rookie of the Year and was one of three Bobcats named to the All-NEC First Team... named to the womenslacrosse.com National Honor Roll on Apr. 3 and was the only player in the league to garner the honor all season...also named the NEC Rookie of the Week on Apr. 4...led the NEC in game-winning goals with three...led the team with 44 ground balls and ranked second on the team with 27 draw controls and 19 caused turnovers...ranked first on the team among freshmen in all six major statistical categories...tallied her first career goal in her first career game in a 10-8 setback at Vermont on Mar. 5...had a career-high two assists and tallied a goal in a 16-9 win vs. Robert Morris on Mar. 24...scored the game-winning goal in overtime at Mount St. Mary[apos]s on Mar. 31 and finished with a hat trick and a career-high four points in the 12-11 Bobcat win...scored the game-winning goal in triple overtime at Wagner on Apr. 2 in a 17-16 victory and had five draw controls and four caused turnovers, both career highs...netted the game-winner at Long Island on Apr. 13 in a 18-9 triumph to secure the league[apos]s first bid to the NEC Tournament...career-high eight ground balls at Binghamton on Apr. 25 in a 12-6 victory.

Before Quinnipiac:
Played four years of varsity lacrosse and soccer at Agawam High School...voted an All-American in lacrosse her senior year and was named to the Western Mass First Team all four years of high school...league All Star all four years in lacrosse...named to the Western Mass First Team three years and the All-league Team all four years in soccer...soccer team was Western Mass Champions in 2001 and 2002...cousin, Stephanie, played softball for UConn...cousin, Shawn, played ice hockey for Providence and now play semi-pro hockey.

Born in Springfield, Mass...daughter of Sandra and Anthony Manzi...has an older brother, Anthony, and a younger sister, Kayla...majoring in communications.