Pensky's Take: "Mandy has become a valuable leader in our program. Her ability to connect with our players on and off the field is a real asset to this team."
As a junior (2007): Saw limited time in 0-0 tie with Eastern Kentucky (8/31) ... played brilliantly off the bench, taking two shots, in 2-1 win over Fairleigh Dickinson (9/2).
As a sophomore (2006): Helped shutout No. 10 Tennessee in 1-0 victory at Penn State Classic (8/25) ... tallied her first collegiate point, assisting on Emily Maynard's goal, in 6-0 rout of UMBC (9/4) ... missed the Stony Brook game with an injury ... returned and came off the bench in 1-0 win at George Mason (9/17).
As a freshman (2005): Made her collegiate debut in 4-0 rout of Rhode Island (8/28) ... helped the Terps secure their second shutout of the season in the victory ... saw her most significant playing time in 1-0 OT loss to Yale (9/18) ... earned her first career start in 2-0 loss at Miami (10/9) ... credited with her first collegiate shot in 0-0 tie vs. Virginia Tech (10/19).
Before Maryland: Two-time second team all-state ... three-time first team all-county selection by the Washington Post, Baltimore Sun ... two-time Washington Post and Baltimore Sun second team all-Met ... led team in goals and points for three straight seasons ... also competed in track and lacrosse at Centennial ... played for the SAC United Premier club team ... lead SAC-UP to semifinal appearances at WAGS tournament and the State Cup in 2004 ... club won the 2003 Jefferson Cup ... member of the 2001 Maryland State ODP team.
Personal: Daughter of Peter and CeeCee Paizs ... younger sister of Samantha ... majoring in marketing with a GPA of 3.551.