Cross Country - Three-year letterwinner • team captain. 2007 Season: Competed in seven of eight meets • placed a season-best fourth at the Monmouth Invitational • finished seventh at the Towson Invitational and the Delaware Invitational #2 • was 21st at the Delaware Invitational #1 • finished 41st at the CAA Championships, 96th at the NCAA Regionals, and 130th at the Paul Short Invitational • named to CAA Academic Honor Roll. 2008 Season: Competed in all but one meet for the Blue Hens • finished 64th at the Princeton Invitational in 24:56.1 and 17th at the Delaware Invitational in 19:38 • placed 168th at the Paul Short Invitational in 23:01 and seventh at the Blue Hen Classic in 19:10.16 • was 34th at the CAA Championships in 22:59, 92nd at the NCAA Regionals in 24:29, and 57th at the ECAC Championships in 19:22 • named to CAA Academic Honor Roll.
Indoor Track & Field - Three-year letterwinner. 2007-08 Season: Member of the 4 x 800 meter relay team that finished in 9:34.64 at the New Balance Invitational • ran the 800 meters in 2:21.25 at the Lafayette Invitational and the 1,000 meters in 3:07.11 at the Thomson Invitational, both the second best times by a Blue Hen on the season • ran the mile in 5:26.35 at the Penn State Open. 2008-09 Season: Member of distance medley relay team that finished fourth at the ECAC Championships in 11:49.88 to earn All-East honors • distance medley team also finished third at the Penn State Open • member of 4 x 800 meter relay team that finished 18th at the ECAC Championships in a school-record time of 9:15.89 • 4 x 800 meter relay team won the John Covert Classic and Colonial Invitational, and finished seventh at the New Balance Invitational • won the 800 meters in 2:16.49 at the Colonial Relays • won the 1,000 meters at the NYU Fastrack Invitational in a school-record time of 2:52.71 and also won the 1,000 meters at the Thomson Invitational • ran the mile in 5:00.30 at the Rider/Lafayette Invitational • earned UD Team Sportsmanship Award • named Wilmington Trust Best of the Blue Hens Athlete of the Week on February 22. 2009-2010 Season: Finished first in the mile at John Covert Classic • Top Delaware finisher at the Penn State Open finishing 5th in the DMR with a time of 12:53.01 • NYU FasTrack Invitational 1000m champion with a time of 2:57.44 • Ran a 5:05 mile at Rider/Lafayette Invitational the fastest mile of the season • Rider/Lafayette Invitational Champion in the 1000m • ESPN The Magazine/CosSIDA Academic All-American nominee.
Outdoor Track & Field - Three-year letterwinner. 2008 Season: Member of 4 x 800 meter relay team that won the Rider Invitational and Delaware Open • member of 4 x 1,500 meter • relay team that finished the Colonial Relays in 19:46.56 • ran the 800 meters in 2:21.07 (10th Place) at the CAA Championships, the second best time by a Blue Hen on the season • ran the 1,500 meters in 4:47.97 at the Delaware Open. 2009 Season: Member of 4 x 800 meter relay team that finished 20th at the ECAC Championships in 9:12.64 • won the 800 meters and the 1,500 meters at the Towson Invitational • ran the 800 meters in 2:16.73 at the Colonial Relays • placed sixth in the 1,500 meters at the CAA Championships (4:34.27). 2010 Season: 1500m West Chester Invitational Champion • 3000m Delaware Open II Champion • member of 4 x 800 meter relay team that placed 16th in the Penn Relays • Set school record in distance medley relay with a time of 12. 16. 23
High School: Competed in track and field and swimming at Newark High School • standout in the mile for the track and field team and competed in the butterfly and freestyle in swimming • received school's Principal's Award • Athletic Honor Roll member • four letters in swimming • earned one letter in track and set two school records • member of National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society • member of Sportsmanship Committee.
Personal: Karen B. Mandrachia • daughter of Gus and Anne Mandrachia • honor student as an exercise science major with a minor in biology at Delaware • would like to become a physical therapist • has two sisters, Lisa and Christina • works as a lifeguard during the summer • ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Acadmeic All-America nominee.