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