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Mandy Haywood

5'1''
Height
Junior
Class
Christ Church Barbados
Hometown

2019-20
• Finished the season with a 11-9 record
• Topped her match against Middlebury in the Kurtz Cup playing at the No. 4
• Competed at the CSA Individual Championships
• Advanced to the quarterfinals in the Holleran West at the CSA Individual Championships
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2018-19
• Finished the season with a 14-9 record
• Advanced to the consolation finals at the Holleran Cup, winning the consolation finals 3-2
• Won eight matches against top 25 programs
• Finished the season playing in the No. 2 position

Background
• Competed in the 2018 Commonwealth Games and 2018 Gold Coast Games for the country of Barbados
• Ranks No. 2 for the country of Barbados
• Earned the  Barbados Olympic Association’s Outstanding Junior Award in 2016
• Crowned the badminton champion at the Barbados Olympic Association’s 50th Anniversary games
• Named the 2012 Barbados Olympic Association Outstanding Performance award and the 2012 National Sports Council Youth Award for her performance on the court
• Three-time Caribbean Regional Champion for the under 13, 15 and 17 age groups

Personal
• Daughter of Charmaine Josephine Haywood and Oliver Haywood
• Has one brother, Johann
• High school valedictorian and was the Soroptimist International Award for Excellent Work winner, Best All-Around Female Athlete and the Dr. Sean Bernstein Award as the female student of the year for the 2015-16 academic year