Mercedes Mancha
Mercedes Mancha Image
Class: SR
Hometown: Elgin, Ill.
Previous School: Streamwood

2012 Outdoor: Fifth place finish at Nationals in the 5K (5,000 meter) racewalk with a season best time of 27:46 (All-American).

2012 Indoor: Competed in the 3,000 meter racewalk and placed 6th with a personal-best time of 16:48 at Dorothy Dawson Invitational at Nationals (Earned All-American).

2011 Outdoor: 11th place finisher in the 5K (5,000 meter) racewalk with a season best time of 28:35.79.

2010 Indoor: 12th place finisher at Nationals for the 3,000 meter racewalk.

Date of Birth: Sept. 7, 1990 ... Parents: Ricardo and Guadalupe Mancha ... Major: International Business

Roster for 2012-13 Women's Track & Field Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.HometownPrevious School
Rachael DeanSR Lindenhurst, Ill.Judson University/Lakes
Anna GalvezJR Glenview, Ill.Oakton CC (Ill.)/Maine East
Ann KolkerFR Naperville, Ill.St. Francis H.S.
Amanda MageeSO Frankfort, Ill.Lincoln-Way North
Mercedes ManchaSR Elgin, Ill.Streamwood
Dana MartinFR Chicago, Ill.Marist
Lexi McDermidFR Lockport, Ill.Lockport Township
Jackie OttSR Island Lake, Ill.Marian Central Catholic
Christa PittsFR Franklin Park, Ill.Leyden
Elise PrietoSO Orland Park, Ill.Sandburg
Leslie RosarioJR Fort Myers, Fla.Neosho County CC/North Fort Myers
Ashley SharesSR Palos Park, Ill.Moraine Valley CC/Stagg
Jordan WallaceJR Frankfort, Ill.Lincoln-Way North
Lisa Ebel Image
Head Coach
7th season
Nancy Norkiewicz Image
Assistant Coach
2nd season