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Owls Enter C-USA Tourament With 11-Match Unbeaten Streak
Rice Seniors To Be Honored Before Final Home Match
Mananquil Scores A Goal, Gets An Assist, In Shutout Victory
Photos by Erik Williams as the Rice Soccer team defeated FAU 6-2 on Sept. 15, 2017
Photos from the Owls' 4-1 Labor Day victory over crosstown rival Houston.
Rice Soccer team's Aug. 13 exhibition match vs. Stephen F. Austin
2016: Conference USA Academic Honor Roll; Competed in all 17 contests as a true freshman and worked her way into eight starts in the midfield... Started on opening day against No. 8 ranked Texas A&M on the road and played a career-high 81 minutes... Five starts were against C-USA teams... Possession-minded player who scored first career goal at home against eventual Southern Conference champion Samford... Tallied what proved to be the game-winning goal at C-USA foe UTSA on the road... Finished the season with eight shots... Maintained a steady .500 shots-on-goal percentage... Finished the season with a total of 694 minutes.
Clubs: Veteran USYS ODP... Florida ODP State Team (2011-2014)... Region III (2012-2015)... Participated in Region III International Friendlies, vs. Italy (2015) and England (2014)... Led team to the 2013 Costa Rica International Tournament title, and was named the MVP of Championship Final.... Veteran of the Florida Elite Soccer Academy, Tophat SC and Ponte Vedra SC... Helped Tophat qualify for the 2015 ECNL Nationals... Led Ponte Verde to the 2013 Florida State Cup Championship.
High School: Attending Stanton College Prep in Jacksonville, Florida... Four-year varsity starter for the soccer team, who also competed for the Blue Devils' track team... Led soccer team to three conference titles, and earned all-league honors in 2013, 2014 and 2015... Led the team in goals as a freshman, and was named the FACA Player of the Year District 5, Class 3A (2012-2013)... Member of the National Honor Society, National English Honor Society and Film Honor Society.
Personal: Full Name: Lianne Margaret Vicher Mananquil. Parents: Ed and Tata Mananquil of Jacksonville, Fla., (one sister, Kaela). Chose to attend Rice over Auburn, South Carolina and Columbia.
Nicky Adams on Mananquil: "Lianne is a technical attacking player that is incredibly intelligent on the ball. She is a quick thinker who can create attacking opportunities with either dangerous runs or with dangerous balls that she can slip into for a teammate. Lianne has the ability to take control over games with her calm demeanor and competitive winning attitude."
Florida Elite Coach Mike Johnson said: "Lianne is a very technically gifted and dynamic player that has the ability to create and score goals. She is one of the special players that make players around her better."
Tophat SC Coach Troy Garner said: "Lianne is an exceptional attacking player with great technical ability and a very high soccer IQ. She is also an extremely coachable young lady that has become an integral part of our team's success. I am confident that she will excel in the next phase of her life with soccer and academics at Rice!"
Lianne Mananquil said: "I chose Rice because as soon as I stepped on campus I fell in love with it immediately. Rice offers an excellent academic programs as well as an excellent soccer program, which is what I wanted in a school. All of the coaches and players were so welcoming and it was a place that I could really see myself attending."
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