Mandy McKeegan
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Manhattan Beach, Calif.

High School:
Mira Costa HS '14

Height:
5-6

Position:
MF

Major:
Neurobiology, Physiology & Behavior

MIRA COSTA HS '14: Four-year varsity starter as an outside midfielder at MCHS... Scored a collective 41 goals and recorded 43 assists... Earned All-Bay League recognition in her final three years; she was named to the second team as a sophomore, junior and earned first team recognition as a senior... The Daily Breeze named her to its all-area first team on three occasions... Received CIF Southern Section first team, Bay League and Mira Costa HighSchool Offensive MVP accolades as a senior... Collected scholar-athlete accolades all four years... Member of her school's National Honor Society for three years and California Scholarship Federation for all four... Named Charlaine Deatherage in 2013 as one of her school's highest-ranking juniors... Graduated Mira Costa as its salutatorian in 2014.

PERSONAL: Born in Los Angeles, California... Parents are Amy and Edward McKeegan... Has one younger sibling, Macy... Eva, Isaacs, her cousin, competes for UC San Diego as a member of its track & field team... Neurobiology, physiology & behavior major... Enjoys hiking, snowboarding and beach volleyball... Not many people know that she was a competitive gymnast when she was young... Once competed in a friendly with David Beckham and Zinedine Zidane... Capturing back-to-back National Cup titles is her career sports highlight... Chose to attend UC Davis for its excellent academic reputation... Parents are her non-sports heroes... Her superstition always involves her wearing her left cleat before donning her right.