2015-16 Highlights ◊ Compiled a 74.37 stroke average. Amazingly consistent with her average throughout her collegiate career with successive efforts of 74.04, 74.10, 74.42 and 74.37. ◊ In the lineup for four of five fall events and the first three spring events, posting four par-or-better tallies in 19 rounds. ◊ Carded a season-low 2-under 69 in the second round of the Stanford Intercollegiate, her third career loop in the 60s. ◊ Also posted her season-best 54-hole tally of 2-over 215 at Stanford. ◊ Finished fourth individually at the Cardinal Kickoff and also notched four additional top-20 finishes at the Cougar Classic, Stanford Intercollegiate, Lady Bulldog Individual Invitational and the Lady Puerto Rico Classic.
2014-15 Highlights ◊ Finished the season ranked No. 57 in the Golfweek/Sagarin Performance Index. ◊ Led UGA in virtually every statistical category, including stroke average (74.42), par-or-better rounds (six), birdies (74) and top-20 individual finishes (six). ◊ Competed in nine of 11 tournaments on Georgia's team schedule and also represented the Bulldogs individually in the Raleigh Regional of the NCAA Championships. ◊ One of the two tourneys she missed -- the Cardinal Kickoff -- was due to representing Argentina in the World Team Amateur Championships. ◊ Captured her first collegiate victory at the Lady Bulldog Individual Invitational, a one-day, 36-hole event. Bounced back from an opening 76 with a 2-under 70 to move from fourth to a two-shot victory. ◊ Was Georgia's top individual finisher five of seven spring events -- the Lady Bulldog Individual, the Lady Puerto Rico, the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic, Seton Hall's Pirate Invitational and the SEC Championships. ◊ Over the Thanksgiving break, posted a 12-2 record in doubles and singles match play in the 2014 Copa Los Andes, helping Argentina to a runner-up finish in the tournament that serves as the South American Team Championships.
2013-14 Highlights ◊ Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll. ◊ One of two Bulldog golfers (along with Harang Lee) to compete in all 11 team events. ◊ Led UGA in virtually every statistical category, including stroke average (74.10), counting percentage (94.7), birdies (75), top-10 finishes (two) and top-20 finishes (five). ◊ The Bulldogs' top individual finisher at six tournaments - the Dale McNamara Fall Preview, the Schooner Fall Classic, the Lady Bulldog Individual, the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate, the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate and the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic. ◊ Fired a career-low 4-under 66 in the final round of the Schooner Fall Classic, equaling the second-best single-round score in program history. ◊ Shot 71 in stroke play and then went 2-0 in match play competitions that finished during the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic. All told, she was a combined 7-under for the approximate 60 holes played throughout the LMCC. ◊ Tied for ninth at the Canadian Women's Amateur after completing the 72-hole event with an even-par 284 tally.
2012-13 Highlights ◊ Named honorable mention All-America by Golfweek magazine. ◊ Tabbed second-team All-SEC and was also included on the SEC's All-Freshman team. ◊ Completed her initial collegiate campaign ranked No. 49 in the Golfweek/Sagarin Performance Index, No. 51 in Golfstat's head-to-head ledger and No. 59 in the Golfstat cup. ◊ The nation's No. 8 freshman in Golfstat's head-to-head rankings. ◊ Competed in nine of 10 team events, missing only the Mason Rudolph Championship while she was away representing Argentina the World Team Amateur Championships. ◊ Was the only Georgia golfer with a perfect 100.0 percent mark in counting rounds (27-of-27) and also ranked second on the squad in virtually every other statistical category including stroke average, par-or-better rounds, eagles, birdies, top-10s and top-20s. ◊ The Bulldogs' top individual finisher at the Cougar Classic, Stanford Intercollegiate (along with Emilie Burger) and SEC Championships. ◊ Began her career with a season-best 2-under 214 at the Cougar Classic.
Pre-Collegiate Highlights ◊ A celebrated junior player whose résumé is headlined by winning the 2011 South American Amateur, earning medalist honors at the 2010 South American Junior Team Championships and finishing eighth at the 2010 World Team Amateur Championships. ◊ The top-ranked amateur and junior in Argentina for each of the past three years. ◊ Has won 17 national level tournaments in Argentina since 2007, including the Argentine Women's Open in both 2010 and 2011. ◊ Compted in both the U.S. Women's Amateur and the U.S. Girls' Amateur in 2011. Reached match play in both events and advanced to the Round of 32 at the Girls' Am. ◊ A five-time winner during an impressive 2010 calendar campaign, securing individual titles at the South American Junior Team Championships (by six strokes), the Argentine Junior Am (by five), the Optimist International Junior (by two), the Argentine U15 Championship (by five) and the Argentine Ladies Open (by two). ◊ Also helped Argentina to a team victory at the 2010 South American Junior Team tournament. ◊ Tied for 14th individually and helped Argentina to a runner-up team showing at the 2010 Copa de Las Americas, an event featuring teams from North, Central & South America. ◊ In addition to her Optimist International win, she also finished sixth at the Callaway World Championship, seventh at the Junior Orange Bowl Championship and 10th at the AJGA Rolex Championship on U.S. soil in 2010. ◊ Finished third individually and helped Argentina to the team championship at the 2011 South American Junior Team Championships. ◊ Garnered a one-shot victory over former Florida State All-American Maria Salinas at the 2011 South American Amateur Championship in Bucaramanga, Colombia. ◊ Also won the Argentine U15 Championship, the Argentine Amateur and the Argentine Open Championship titles in 2011. ◊ Placed third in stroke play qualifying and then advanced to the semifinals of match play at the 2011 Women's Western Golf Association Junior Championship.
Personal ◊ Born December 21, 1993, Manuela is the daughter of Maria Marcela Ré and Ramiro A.A. Carbajo. ◊ Major: Pre-Journalism. ◊ Recipient of the Women's Golf Scholarship for 2013-14 and 2014-15 and the Vickie and Leon Jr. Farmer Scholarship for 2015-16.