Height: 5'10"
Weight: 145
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Toluca Lake, Calif.
High School: The Buckley School


Before Holy Cross:

  • Played four seasons of varsity soccer for The Buckley School
  • Served as a captain for three-consecutive seasons
  • A three-time Liberty League Most Valuable Player
  • Selected to the All-Liberty League first team as a freshman
  • Named the team’s Rookie of the Year in his freshman season
  • A three-time team MVP
  • Named to the All-CIF Team as a junior and to the Daily News All Area Team as a senior
  • Tallied 41 goals and 36 assists in 50 games
  • Played club soccer for the Los Angeles Premier Football Club
  • Led the team to a 2017 Manchester City Cup Championship
  • Played two seasons of varsity tennis
  • In 62 sets played, won 39
  • Served as the Varsity Club President as a junior and senior


  • Son of David and Andrea Manella
  • Father, David, played tennis at University of California – Santa Barbara
  • Mother, Andrea, played tennis at UCLA
  • Has three brothers (Michael, Tommy, Eddie)
  • Has one sister (Annie)
  • Brother, Michael, played soccer at Brown ’12
  • Brother, Tommy, played tennis at Cal Lutheran University ’12
  • Brother, Eddie, played soccer at UC Davis ’15
  • Sister, Annie, plays soccer at Penn ’20
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