Michaela Mannova Athlete Profile

Michaela Mannova

Michaela Mannova
Position: Distance Height: 5-5 Roster Years: 2002-2004 Hometown: Dvur Kralov



All-America

  • 2002 USTFCA D.M.R. (Indoor)
  • 2002 USTFCA 3,000 meters (Indoor)
  • 2002 USTFCA 3,000 meters Steeplechase (Outdoor)
  • 2003 USTFCA 3,000 meters (Indoor)
  • 2003 USTFCA D.M.R. (Indoor)
  • 2004 D.M.R (Indoor)
  • 2004 3,000 meters (Indoor)
  • 2004 3,000 meters Steeplechase (Outdoor)

Personal

  • Born January 1982 in Dvur Kralov, Czech Republic
  • Parents are Ludek Mann and Michaela Mannova
  • Majoring in Pre-vet

Before BYU

  • Attended high school at the Gymnasium Dvur Kralov
  • Coached by Vladimir Pavlik
  • Member of the Czech Republic junior national team
  • Four-time junior champion in Czech Republic

Other College

  • Transferred from University of New Orleans
  • Became first Privateer ever to compete at NCAA Indoor Championships in 2001
  • Earned All-America honors with a fourth-place finish in the mile at the NCAA Indoor Championships, finishing as the fastest freshman in the field
  • Seven-time Sun Belt Conference performer of the week for the 2000 cross country season
  • Led the Privateers women's cross country team to the 2000 Sun Belt Conference title
  • Top finisher for the team in every race she ran during the 2000 cross country season

Stats

Best Marks: 3000m Steeplechase - 9:45.94, mile 4:46.50, 800m - 2:16.08, 5000m - 15:49.79, 1500m - 4:31.57


2002 | Sophomore Year

Indoor: 

  • Won the mile at the Illinois Women's Invitational with a time of 4:53.90
  • Ran a season-best 4:47.12 to win the mile at the Mountain State Games
  • Finished third in the mile (4:56.94) and sixth in the 800m (2:16.08) to help the Cougars win the MWC Indoor Championships
  • Ran an NCAA-qualifying time of 9:27.97 to win the 3000m at the Intermountain Championships
  • Earned her third All-American citation with an eighth-place finish in the 3000m and her fourth as a member of the distance medley relay team that finished fourth

Outdoor: 

  • Took second in the 3000m steeplechase (10:09.3) at the Mt. SAC Relays
  • Finished third in the 3000m steeplechase in 10:16.98 at the Cardinal Invitational
  • Won the 3000m steeplechase at the MWC Outdoor Championships
  • Ran a personal best 9:45.94 to win the 3000m steeplechase at the NCAA Outdoor Championships, also set a new Czech Republic and NCAA Championship record

2003 | Junior Year

Indoor: 

  • Won the mile (4:46.50) and placed fourth in the 800m (2:17.02) at Boise State
  • Finished first in the 3000m (9:16.79) at the Nebraska Husker Invitational
  • Ran the mile in 4:50.83 to place first at the MWC Indoor Championships
  • Finished fifth in the 3000m (9:11.61) at the NCAA Indoor Championships

Outdoor: 

  • Did not compete 

2004 | Senior Year

Indoor: 

  • Ran the 3000m in 9:09.27 at the Washington Invitational
  • Placed first in both the 3000m (10:05.28) and the mile (5:03.70) and second in the 5000m (17:52.70) at the MWC Indoor Championships and received the MWC Female Outstanding Performance and High Point Awards
  • Finished eighth in the 3000m (9:14.14) and sixth as a member of the distance medly relay (11:12.60) at the NCAA Indoor Championships

Outdoor: 

  • Placed third in the 5000m (15:49.79) at the Mt. SAC Relays
  • Took second in the 1500m (4:31.57) at the Robison Invitational
  • Captured fourth in the 3000m steeplechase at the Cardinal Invitational
  • Won the 5000m and took fifth in the 1500m at the MWC Outdoor Championships
  • Took third in the 3000m steeplechase (9:54.18) at the NCAA West Regional Championships
  • Earned All-American honors with a third place finish in the steeplechase (9:56.66) at the NCAA Outdoor Championships
  • Named Academic All-MWC.