Jim Manganello '99
Jim Manganello '99
Induction Year: 2015
Class: 2nd
Sport (s): Soccer

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Drafted in the second round of the 1999 Major League Soccer (MLS) Draft, Manganello led the first men’s team in Wheaton history to an NCAA Tournament appearance in 1997. Along with those accolades, Manganello was named the first New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Player of the Year in 1998 and also collected two National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-America honors in 1997 and 1998. Manganello currently ranks No. 6 overall in program history in points (91), tied for sixth in goals (31), and third in assists (29) despite wrapping up his career nearly two decades ago.