2022 Honors — Academic All-Big Ten selection… Dean’s List honoree during the spring semester. 2022 — Appeared in 33 games, including starting 11 games — 10 as designated hitter and one in left field… hit .233 (14-of-60) with three doubles, two triples, eight runs and four RBIs… had a leadoff pinch-hit single in the 10th inning and scored the go-head run in the series-clinching road win at Nebraska (5/1)… hit .333 (3-of-9) at UC Irvine (3/11/13)… went 2-for-4 with a triple in game one for his first career multi-hit game… hit safely in all three games of the Frisco Classic, including his first career triple against Texas A&M (3/5)… tallied his first career hit — an RBI double — in 12-2 win over Air Force (2/18).
2021 — Appeared in four games, all as a pinch-hitter… didn’t record a hit in four at-bats… made his Iowa debut as a pinch hitter against No. 18/21 Michigan (3/7).
High School — Top 500 prospect by Perfect Game… two-time all-conference and all-area selection… led team with a .348 average with six doubles, two triples, one home run, and 23 RBIs as a junior… also swiped 16 bases and scored 28 runs… 2018/19 Preseason Under Armour All-American and 2018 Perfect Game Preseason All-American… recipient of the Ed Weight Fighting Bear Award as a junior… had two walkoff hits in same weekend during junior season… four-year baseball letterwinner and three-year football letterwiner… all-conference in football as a junior after notching eight interceptions… served on Leadership Council as a junior and senior… high school coach was Scott De Caprio… played under Matt Plante at Top Tier.
Personal — Born Sept. 20, 2001… son of Jeff and Lori Mangano… has a sister, Ashley… majoring in communication studies.