Mike Manzo í95
outstanding outfielder for the Anchormen from 1983-86. During his
four-year career, he batted .363 in 108 games with 138 hits, 92 runs
scored, 82 RBI, 17 doubles, four triples and 16 home runs.
The Providence native is currently fifth all-time at
RIC in career hits, is tied for sixth in career homers, is seventh in
career batting and eighth in career runs scored and RBI.
As a junior in 1985, Manzo batted .462, the highest
single-season average in Rhode Island College baseball history. He
belted three home runs in a game twice during his career, once against
Suffolk and again vs. Stonehill. He was named RIC Baseballís Rookie of
the Year in 1983.
He was recently named to RICís All-75th
Anniversary Baseball Team.
Manzo earned a bachelorís degree in political science from Rhode
Island College in 1995. He earned his masterís degree in political
science from California State University Fullerton in 1998.
He is currently a teacher at Bishop Amat Memorial High School
in La Puente, California where he also serves as the Director of
Athletics and is an Assistant Baseball Coach. In 2002, the Lancers won
the California Interscholastic League Southern Section title, deemed
California State champions, and received national recognition
finishing atop the USA Today high school baseball poll as well
as ranked as the #1 high school baseball team by Collegiate
Baseball and Baseball America.
He resides in Hacienda Heights, California.