Joe Manetta
Joe Manetta
Height: 5-11
Year: SO
Hometown: Furlong, Pa.
High School: Central Bucks West
Events: Sprints
Major: Environmental Science and Management

Personal Bests

  • Indoor
    • 60m: 7.32 (2017-18 Husky Invitational)
    • 200m: 22.80 (2017-18 at Husky Invitational)
    • 400m: 52.84 (2018-19 at URI Coaches Tribute)
  • Outdoor
    • 100m: 11.19 (2018-19 at Brown Open)
    • 200m: 22.95 (2018-19 at Holy Cross Invite)

2018-19

  • Indoor:
    • Finished 13th in the 400m (52.84s) and 16th in the 200m (23.54s) at the URI Coaches Tribute.
    • Finished seventh in the 200m (23.14s) at the URI Pre-Conference Meet.
  • Outdoor:
    • Finished 12th in the 200m (22.95s) at the Holy Cross Invite.
    • Finished fifth in the 100m (11.20s) and ninth in the 200m (23.25s) at the Holy Cross Men's Meet.
    • Won the 4x100m relay (42.66s) and placed third in the 100m (11.19s) at the Brown Open. 

2017-18 

  • Indoor:
    • Finished 27th in the 200m (23.37s) at the Beantown Challenge.
    • Finished fourth in the 200m (22.80s) and fifth in the 60m (7.32s) at the Husky Indoor Invite.
  • Outdoor:
    • Did not compete.

High School

  • Attended Central Bucks West High School.
  • Member of the track and field team and earned five varsity letters.
  • Was also a member of the cross country team for one year.
  • Named MVP of the track and field team his junior and senior year.
  • Captained the track and field team his junior and senior year.
  • Member of the Honor Roll, Student Council, and Key Club.

Personal

  • Born December 14, 1998.
  • Son of Christy and Vincent Manetta.
  • Has two younger sisters, Belle and Lily.
  • Chose URI over Lehigh and Stockton College.
  • Interests include photography, hiking, running, and gardening. 
  • Decided on Rhode Island because of the family-like team and strong environmental program.
  • Favorite athlete is Jared Eaton.
  • Majoring in Environmental Science and Management.