Senior Spotlight: Women's Tennis Mandile Mpofu

Senior Spotlight: Women's Tennis Mandile Mpofu

Ladies and gentlemen, with today's Senior Spotlight we would like to thank a women's tennis player for her hard work and dedication to Goucher College and the women's tennis program for the last four years! This senior hails from Haare, Zimbabwe, who tallied 22 singles wins and 17 doubles wins in her career. In the last two years, she registered a 19-6 singles record and a 14-9 doubles record with teammate Anais Gill. An All-Landmark Conference second-team selection in doubles last season, she went 8-0 in the fall including winning all four matches at the Goucher Invitational to earn Landmark Conference Athlete of the Week. She graduated in December with a degree for French, communications and media studies, she is the daughter of Bongani and Tsisi. Ladies and gentlemen, Mandile Mpofu.

Watch a video highlighting Mandile's career below:

 

Check out Mandile Mpofu's full biography below!

  2019-20
 
  • Posted an 8-0 record in singles and 3-1 mark in doubles
  • Named Landmark Conference Athlete of the Week after going 4-0 at the Goucher Invitational on September 28-29
  • Earned a 6-1, 6-2 win against York on October 5 for her final collegiate win
   2018-19
 
  • Finished the year 11-6 in both singles and doubles
  • Registered eight single wins in straight sets
  • Named to the All-Landmark Conference second team for doubles
  • Teamed with Anais Gill to defeat the No. 1 all-conference first-team selection from Moravian twice including the Landmark Conference Semifinals on May 1
  2017-18
 
  • Recorded a 3-4 singles mark and 2-2 record in doubles action
  • Posted all three singles wins in straight sets
  • Earned wins in doubles in her final two competitions
  2016-17
 
  • Registered a win in her freshman campaign in singles and a win in doubles play
  • Made collegiate debut against St. Mary's on March 14
  • Notched first collegiate singles (6-4, 6-1) and doubles (8-3) against Susquehanna on April 1
  HIGH SCHOOL
 
  • Played tennis at Arundel School 
  • Served as team captain for the Zimbabwe U19 Tennis Team
  • Named a Zimbabwe Women's Tennis team Reserve in 2015
  PERSONAL
 
  • Majoring in French, Communications and Media Studies
  • The daughter ofBonganii andTsisiiMpofuu
  • MandileeMpofuu was born on December 29, 1997