|Hometown:||Apple Valley, Calif.|
|High School:||Granite Hills HS|
2013-14 (Sophomore): McManus recorded a season-best time of 19:54 in the 5K Inter-Region Jamboree in October, and a season-best time of 24:08 in the 6K at the Bronco Invite in October. In September, she finished 24th overall at the Nevada Twilight Classic 4K at altitude in a time of 17:49.
Track 2013: McManus had a strong showing in the Hornet Invite, finishing second for Pacific and 17th overall with a time of 20:26.21 in the 5K event. At the SF State Distance Carnival, McManus led the Tigers in the two-mile run with a time 12:35.33. McManus finished in the top 10 in the 5K run at the Woody Wilson Invite with a 20:27 performance to finish her season.
2012-13 (Freshman): McManus set a personal record in the 6K with a time of 24:02 at the Sonoma State Invite. Then, at the Bronco Invite she clocked in with her best 5K time of 19:51.
High School: McManus attended Granite Hills High School in Apple Valley, Calif. where she ran varsity cross country and track for four seasons. For cross country she earned All-Desert Sky League honors all four seasons and was an All-High Desert selection from 2009-11. McManus was also named All-San Bernardino Country in 2010. Then to cap off her final year with Granite Hills she was named the school's Senior Athlete of the Year. Academically, she received the Principal's Award.
Personal: At Pacific, Grace plans to study Psychology in hopes to become a Neuropsychologist. She is the daughter of Jim McManus and has two siblings Christina and Jimmy. When she is not competing she enjoys running, singing, dancing, acting and reading.