University of Iowa Athletics
Throws

Mandy Chandler

Class Jr.
Hometown Chariton, Iowa
High School Chariton

2009 — Indoor – led team in shot put (42-11 1/2) and weight throw (54-4 1/2)… won shot put (42-9) and weight throw (54-4 1/2) at Iowa Invite… weight throw mark was a collegiate best that ranks third on Iowa[apos]s all-time best performers list… placed second in shot put (42-11 1/2) and third in weight throw (50-8 1/4 at Iowa Invite… placed 16th in shot put (41-4 1/2) and 17th in weight throw (48-3 1/4) at Big Ten Championships… Outdoor – led team in shot put (38-5 1/2) and hammer throw (158-4)… the hammer throw mark ranks fourth in school history… won hammer at Illinois Invite (158-4) and placed third at Messersmith Invite (154-6), 12th at Tiger Track Classic (152-3) and 15th at Big Ten Championships (141-4)… placed second in hammer (146-7) and sixth in shot put (38-5 1/2) at Lee Calhoun Memorial… letterwinner.

2008 — Indoor – posted season-best weight throw (49-7 1/4) at Meyo Invite… placed 17th in that event at Big Ten Championships (44-2 1/2)… Outdoor – led team in shot put (39-0 1/4)… posted season-best hammer throw (146-3) at Musco Twilight X.

2007 — Indoor – led team in shot put with season-best 41-4 1/4 at Carle/Health Alliance Classic… placed second in shot put (40-6 3/4) and fifth in weight throw (46-4) at Iowa Invite… Outdoor – led team in shot put (39-1 1/4)… posted season-best hammer throw (138-1) at Auburn Tiger Classic… placed 10th in shot put (39-1 1/4) and 19th in hammer throw (117-10) at Musco Twilight IX… letterwinner.

2006 — Indoor – led team in shot put with season-best 43-2 /4 at Jack Johnson Classic… that mark ranks 10th in school history… won shot at Hawkeye Open (41-6) and Iowa Open (41-1 1/2)… Outdoor – led team in shot put with a collegiate-best 46-0 at Tom Botts Invite… that mark ranks eighth in school history… letterwinner.

High School — state and conference champion in shot put as a senior… placed 15th in discus at state meet (111-3) and 2nd at conference meet (119-6) senior year… two-time all-state in track… best marks are 40-10 in shot put and 119-6 in discus… lettered three years in basketball and volleyball, earning all-conference honors in both sports… National Honor Society member… principal[apos]s honor roll student… coaches were Jim Swanson and Deb Seufferer.

Personal — born November 25, 1986… daughter of Greg and Kristi Chandler… pre-physical therapy major.

Chandler’s Collegiate Bests

Event Mark Meet Date
Shot Put(O) 46-0 (14.02m) at Tom Botts Invite 4/15/06
Weight Throw(I) 54-4 1/2 (16.57 m) Iowa Invite 2/20/09
Hammer Throw(O) 158-4 (48.28 m) at Illinois Invite 5/2/09