Hometown: Dover, N.H.
MANDY AT A GLANCE: Made immediate impact as a novice in her first year, earning a seat in Varsity 8 boat throughout the spring season.
FRESHMAN (2011-12): Named Barry's Novice Rower of the Year ... Rowed for Varsity 8 that advanced to NCAA Championships ... Member of crew that finished second at Sunshine State Conference Championships ... Rowed on team that advanced to Grand Final, placing fifth at prestigious Dad Vail Regatta ... Named to Dean's List in fall ... named to Athletic Director's List in spring ... Named to SSC Commissioner's Honor Roll Report in spring.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year varsity swimmer at Dover High ... Team placed first in state in Division I in 2008 and 2009 ... Team placed second in state in 2011 ... Voted Most Improved as freshman ... Member of National Honor Society ... Member of National Technical Society.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Jerry and Lori Carper ... Has two sisters, Lindsay and Cassy, and brother, Craig ... Biology major.