Originally a fourth-round selection (32nd overall) of the Philadelphia Wings in the 2012 NLL Entry Draft.
Acquired by the Rochester Knighthawks from the New York Riptide on July 15, 2020 in exchange for a sixth-round pick in the 2020 NLL Entry Draft as well as additional fifth and sixth-round picks in the 2021 NLL Entry Draft.
Enters his seventh season in the NLL… Spent the 2019-20 season with the New York Riptide… Spent two seasons with the previous Rochester Knighthawks franchise… Played in his first home game as a Knighthawk on 3/15/19… Made his Knighthawks debut on 3/5/16; played in his 50th career game… In 2015, he collected two goals, seven assists and nine points with 62 loose balls with New England… Won 10 face-offs… Played his first two seasons with the Philadelphia Wings (2013-14)… Had a single-season high 67 loose balls in 2013 with Philadelphia… At the collegiate level, he played in 75 games with 74 starts at Duke University… Three-time All-American… Earned second team honors in 2011 and 2012…. Was a third team selection in 2009…. 2007 ACC Freshman of the Year… Collected 153 ground balls and 57 caused turnovers in his career… In his professional field lacrosse career, he plays for the Chrome Lacrosse Club of the Premier Lacrosse League (PLL)… Prior to the 2019 season, he played in Major League Lacrosse (MLL)… In his MLL career, he played in two All-Star Games (2013-14) and was awarded the league’s Defensive Player of the Year award in 2014… Manley was also co-MLL Defensive Player of the Year in 2016… He was originally selected with the third pick of the 2012 MLL Collegiate Draft by the Rochester Rattlers… In 2018, Manley went with the team in the move to Dallas, appearing in seven games and recording one goal and 17 ground balls… In his seven MLL seasons, which included six with the Rochester Rattlers, Manley posted 15 goals, two two-point goals and two assists in 63 games… He also scooped up 183 ground balls.
Brother, Jonathan, played lacrosse at RIT while brother, Christopher, played lacrosse at Fairfield… Sister, Tricia, was a member of the lacrosse and soccer teams at CCSU… Father, John, is a football coach at Hobart… Five-year letterman at Penn Yan Academy… Led the Mustangs to the state finals as a freshman and semifinal appearances as a sophomore, junior and senior… All-league selection as a sophomore and junior… Defensive Player of the Year junior and senior seasons… All-American pick as a senior… Also lettered in football three years, earning Defensive Player of the Year on two occasions and was also all-state and all-league… A member of the state championship hockey team.