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Loyola lacrosse's David Manning back as a leader on defense

Loyola lacrosse's David Manning back as a leader on defense

David Manning was nearly bounced from his bounce-back season before it even began.

After sitting out 2015 because of a torn meniscus in his right knee, the defenseman for the Loyola Maryland men's lacrosse team returned for his redshirt senior campaign. But he tore the meniscus in his left knee in October, underwent arthroscopic surgery in November, re-injured the same meniscus two months later, and got his knee scoped just five weeks before the team's season opener at Virginia on Feb 13.

"I didn't really get to practice that much this fall," Manning said. "I was rehabbing it and then jumping right into the season. Luckily, I have great coaches that made me...

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