Mandy Gardner
Mandy Gardner

Player Profile

Laguna Niguel, Calif.

High School:
Aliso Niguel

Last College:




Terps Roll Howard, 33-0, in Two Games

Maryland picks up biggest win since 1996 since Martin's perfect game


Maryland Sweeps Virginia Series

Terps win game three 6-5 to sweep series


Terps Top Terriers in Day One at USF

Maryland beats Boston University 3-2, falls 1-0 to Oklahoma State


Strange's Two Walk-Offs Lift Terps to Wins

Offense powers Maryland to two wins over Hampton


Strange's Two Walk-Offs Lift Terps to Wins

Offense powers Maryland to two wins over Hampton

As a redshirt junior (2013): Saw action in 29 games at first base before suffering a shoulder injury, which caused her to miss the rest of the season...hit .222 with 18 hits and 18 RBI...went 2-for-3 with three RBI off a triple vs. UMass (Feb. 16)...hit a two-run homer vs. Fordham in Terps' run-rule win over the Rams (March 1)...went 2-for-4 with three RBI vs. Fairfield (March 2)...hit a solo homer vs. St. John's (March 8)...went 2-for-3 with a homer vs. Binghamton (March 10)...went 4-for-7 with three RBI, a double and a homer vs. Hampton (March 12).

Played freshman and sophomore seasons at Michigan.

Before Maryland: Played freshman and sophomore seasons at Michigan with 26 appearances...graduated from Aliso Niguel High School (2010)...four-time Principal's Honor Roll...Superintendent's Honor Roll (2010)...Under Armour All-American (2010)...hit .518 as a senior (2010) to led the South Coast League...named the 2009 South Coast League MVP...earned California all-state and All-CIF first team honors as a junior (2009)...named the Orange County Register's Junior Player of the Year after posting a 0.43 ERA, 91 strikeouts and 14-2 record through 97 innings pitched and batting .476 with 15 home runs and 27 RBI...two-time all-league selection (2009, 2010)...two-time Aliso Niguel HS team MVP (2009, 2010)...played for the California Cruisers.

Personal: Parents are Joedy and Sheri Gardner...father played basketball at Long Beach State (1982-84) and was drafted by the Houston Rockets (1984)...mother was Miss California...has two younger sisters, Melissa and Gabrielle, and an older brother who is in the Air Force...intends to study psychology.

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Interview with Coach Wright
Interview with Coach Wright
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