As a Sophomore in 2003: Competed primarily on floor, but did see action on beam ... Recorded a 9.65 on floor in the preliminary round of NCAA Championships ... Made an appearance on floor at NCAA Regional Championships scoring a 9.75 ... Recorded a career-high 9.85 on beam to tie for fourth place at Arizona ... Placed third with a season-high 9.85 on floor at San Jose State ... Tied for 10th on beam (9.825) and floor (9.80) in win over Oklahoma ... Recorded a sixth-place finish with a 9.825 on floor against Arizona State.
As a freshman in 2002: Competed on vault, beam and floor for the Cardinal at the NCAA Super Six ... Post a season-high tying 9.850 on vault at the NCAA Championships ... Named the 2002 Co-Pac-10 Freshman Gymnast of the Year ... Solid contributor in her rookie season, competing consistently in three out of the four events ... Top score on vault was against California (9.850), good for a third place finish ... High score on balance beam was a 9.825 at Arizona State, and season-best on floor exercise was a 9.875 in the season finale against Seattle Pacific ... Competed on vault, beam and floor at NCAA Regionals.
Club/High School: Placed second on uneven bars and floor exercise at the 2001 Junior Olympic Nationals ... 2001 and 2000 Junior Olympics Vault Champion ... As a member of the Junior Olympic National Team, captured all-around titles at both the 1998 Level 10 Regionals and 1998 Junior Olympic Nationals ... Member of the U.S. International Elite squad in 1998 and 1999 ... Competed for West Valley Gymnastics ... Graduated from Monta Vista High School.
Personal: Born February 10, 1983 ... Daughter of Paula and David Delgado ... Has one older sister and one younger brother.
Delgado Year-by-Year High Marks
Getting to Know Mandy Delgado
If you could do any sport other than gymnastics what would it be? If I could do any sport besides gymnastics, it would probably be soccer. I used to play soccer when I was younger because I wanted to be just like my older sister. I couldn't go to the soccer practices because I was doing gymnastics in the afternoons, so I just played in the games on Saturday mornings, which was the best part. I wasn't very good, but I loved getting the little snacks at the end of the games.
What is your favorite sports movie? There are many great sports movies I could watch over and over again- like: A League of Their Own, Rocky, Varsity Blues, Love and Basketball- but none of them can compete with the dominance of Happy Gilmore, one of my all-time favorites.
Besides gymnastics what is your favorite Stanford sport to watch? From swimming to basketball, volleyball to gymnastics, I could go on and on. There are so many incredible sports teams at Stanford that there is no way I could choose a favorite.
What is your favorite thing about Stanford athletics? My favorite thing about Stanford athletics is the wonderful opportunities it provides to student athletes- it is the whole package. The drive for excellence happens in the gym as well as in the classroom. I am fortunate to be receiving a great education, as well as competing for the top athletic program in the country.
What is your favorite thing about the Stanford Women's Gymnastics Team? What is there not to like about Stanford gymnastics?!?! When it comes down to it, the coaching staff and girls are what make this team what it is today. From the practices to the meets, the plane rides to the hikes, this gymnastics team is like no other.