Saint Louis Track & Field BIO
Manuel de Backer
Player Profile:
Manuel de Backer 2261942
Year: Junior
Hometown: Essen, Belgium
Major: Business Administration

De Backer's Performance List (TFRRS)

2016-17 • Sophomore
In progress…

2015-16 • Freshman
Cross Country – Ran in four meets for the Billikens … was SLU’s second finisher at the Atlantic 10 Conference Championships, finishing 25th overall … was second amongst his teammates at the Notre Dame Invitational with a five-mile time of 25:55.3.

Indoor Track and Field – Ran the 3,000 and 5,000 meters … twice named A-10 Rookie of the Week … medaled at the A-10 Championship in the 5,000 meters, placing third overall with a time of 14:50.83 … also placed fifth in the 3,000 meters at the A-10s with a PR of 8:29.33 … had a 5,000-meter PR of 14:40.07 at the Meyo Invitational.

Outdoor Track and Field – Established a new school record in the 10,000 meters with a time of 30:01.32 at the San Francisco Distance Carnival … named A-10 Rookie of the Week April 5 … ran the 10,000 meters at the A-10 Championships where he finished fourth … member of the Billikens’ record-setting 4x1600-meter relay team that posted a time of 16:59.71 at the prestigious Drake Relays.

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JED Transportation
The Parking Spot
Anheuser Busch
UCC Concepts
Edward Jones
US Bank
SLU Care Physicians Group
The Delmar Gardens Family
Schultz and Myers