The 2012-13 University of Arizona Vaulters

Dillon Manzanares  Freshman 5-6  Home:Niwot, Colorado

HIGH SCHOOL:A graduate of Niwot High School, Manzanares was named the team captain his senior year and the team MVP his junior and senior year … He earned all-city, all-district, all-region and all-state accolades his junior year … His senior year, Manzanares earned all-conference honors … He holds the school record in the pole vault, clearing 15-0 … His personal best in the long jump is 20-10.  PERSONAL:He is the son of Stanton and Nichol Manzanares and was born in Colorado Springs, Colo. … He has a brother, Kelton … He is pursuing a degree in chemical engineering


Alex Weatherly  — Junior,  Phoenix–Desert Vista High School 5-7

Awards: 2012 MPSF All-Academic, 2012 Pac-12 All-Academic First-team, All-Pac-12

2012:Indoors, Weatherly had a personal-best clearance of 13-3.5 in the pole vault at the Boise State Team Challenge, good for second place … Outdoors, Weatherly earned all-conference honors in the pole vault, clearing 13-0.75 at the Pac-12 Championships, tying for eighth place … At the UA-ASU-NAU Double Dual, Weatherly posted a personal-best clearance of 13-1.75, the fifth best mark in UA history.

2011:In her only event during the indoor season, she jumped 11-3.75 in the pole vault at the New Mexico Classic … During the outdoor season, she marked a personal record at the Willie Williams Classic with a jump of 11-7.75, earning a first-place finish … She also jumped 11-7 at the dual meet between Northern Arizona and Arizona State.

2010:Redshirted the season.

HIGH SCHOOL:Two-year letterwinner in track and field at Desert Vista High School … 2008 Arizona State Division 5A runner-up in the pole vault … Won the pole vault at the 2008 Junior Olympics Arizona State Meet and the2008 Junior Olympics Region 10 meet … Finished 10th at the 2008 National Junior Olympic Championships in Omaha, Neb. … Graduated in the top-five percent of her high school class.

PERSONAL: Born Alexandra Margaret Weatherly … Daughter of Todd Weatherly and Debbie Mergner … Has two brothers, Braeden and Jordan … Majoring in pre-physiology … Hoping to pursue a career in anesthesia or orthodontics.


Alex Weatherly
Alex Weatherly

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