Caroline Young earned three awards including MVP
Duo earns fourth and fifth AVCA honor at SMU in last four seasons
Manning finishes career second in C-USA history with 579 career blocks
SMU takes on Baylor Saturday in last match of season
All-conference selections Young and Manning lead Mustangs into final matches
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2012 (Sr.): Named AVCA All-Midwest Region Honorable Mention and Second Team All-Conference USA...Started all 31 matches and played in 115 sets...Ranked seventh in C-USA, hitting .300 to finish her career with an SMU-record .284 attack percentage...Recorded 104 blocks, eclipsing the century mark for the fourth time in her career to finish with a school-record 579 total blocks, second all-time in Conference USA...Third on the team with 228 kills, scoring at least 10 in six matches, including a career-high 16 against Arkansas-Little Rock (9/15)...Scored 10 kills with no errors in 12 attempts for a season-high .833 attack percentage at Southern Miss (10/7)...Had a season-high eight blocks at Rice (9/28)...Also had 43 digs, eight assists and five service aces...Named to the all-tournament team at the Georgia Tech Invitational and the Oklahoma Invitational.
2011 (Jr.): Named AVCA All-Midwest Region Honorable Mention...Selected to All-Conference USA First Team...Named All-Midwest Region by COBRA Magazine...Broke her own school-record with 185 total blocks, finishing first in the NCAA...Was 10th in the country and first in C-USA with 1.49 blocks per set...Only underclassman to start all 32 matches, playing in all 124 sets...Third on the team with 274 kills, averaging 2.21 per set...Had at least 10 blocks in five matches...Had at least 10 kills in 11 matches...Posted a double-double with 12 kills and 11 blocks against Tulane...Scored a season-high 15 kills at UTEP...Posted a season-high 12 blocks against Tulane...Also had 79 digs, 13 assists and 12 aces...Named C-USA Defensive Player of the Week on Oct. 10.
2010 (So.): Named to All-Conference USA Second Team... Finished 19th in the country with 1.34 blocks per set... Added 11 matches with 10+ kills... Averaged 2.17 kills per set with a .270 hitting percentage; Match Highlights: Recorded 15 kills against Stephen F. Austin... At Baylor, combined for nine kills and nine blocks... Registered 15 kills in three matches during the season (Stephen F. Austin, Sacramento State and at Houston)... Set season-high with 10 blocks at UTEP
2009 (Fr.): Played in 108 sets for SMU... Ranked third in C-USA with 1.19 blocks per set... Second on the squad with 128.0 total blocks... Was fourth on the team in points (254.5) and averaged 2.36 points per set... Tied for fourth in kills (183) and third in kills per set (1.69); Match Highlights: Made her Mustang debut against Northern Colorado (8/28)... Notched 12 kills in back-to-back games (9/8) against TCU and (9/11) against Montana... Registered a season-high 16 kills against Rice (10/10)... Tallied 12 total blocks against Tulsa (11/14).
Prep: Four-year letter-winner for coach Kristi Ann Pecina at Mesquite High School...Named Rookie of the Year as a freshman, Hitter of the Year as a sophomore, and Most Valuable Player as a junior and senior.
Club: Participated in Nationals three times...Played for Dallas Juniors and coach Steve Koch, father of SMU volleyball player Kendrick Koch.
Personal: Born January 1, 1991...Daughter of Anthony and Donna Manning...Hobbies include shopping, movies, and hanging out with friends...Favorite Athlete is gymnast Shawn Johnson...Has one brother, Anthony, and one sister, Megan...Major is undecided.