BEFORE PENN STATE
Swam for coach Greg Fastrich at Hershey High and Hershey Aquatic Club...With the club, earned the 200 fly for 11- and 12-year olds, as well as the 13-14 record in the 100 and 200 butterfly...At Hershey High, won three straight PIAA AAA state titles...Member of the state title winning 400 freestyle relay with a national record as well as runner up 100 butterfly and runner up in the 200 medley relay...Two-time 100 butterfly All-American...Two-time All-State in the 500 freestyle.
Philip Carmine Mancuso was born July 5, 1994 in Seattle, Wash. to Elaine and Steve Mancuso...Father, Steve, swam at Connecticut, while sister Fiona swims at Ithaca...Majoring in engineering...Intends to move back to Seattle for an engineering job...
QUOTING MANCUSO ON PENN STATE
"I chose Penn State because of its small campus feel, and great swim team. I've wanted to go to Penn State since I was little."