Mandy Pavlovits, '96 ~ Red Knight Great

By making the varsity team as a freshman, Mandy Pavlovits made an impact on the IWA
soccer program as soon as she walked on the field. By sophomore year she was already recognized as an All Metro and All State performer as she was again her junior and senior years. In her four varsity seasons, Mandy helped the Red Knights to three state championships and was recognized as the Missouri player of the year during her senior season. She was also nationally recognized as a Parade All American, only one of ten high school defenders selected from the entire country. During her time in high school, she was a member of the United States Olympic Development Program (ODP) where she made two tours in Europe. Mandy trained at the U.S. training center in Colorado where she was a member of the Under 16 and the Under 20 National teams. Mandy eventually moved to the University of South Carolina where she started every game in her career at USC and was voted team Captain as she helped the Gamecocks to their first NCAA appearance in the school history. Mandy ultimately transferred to the University of Missouri at Columbia where she also was a team captain and also helped the Tigers to its first NCAA appearance. After graduation, Mandy spent 2001 as a playing professionally for the Texas Odyssey in the United States Soccer League. After the 2001 season, Mandy started a sales career with PitneyBowes and then transitioned into pharmaceutical sales, where she worked for Sanofi-Aventis for four years. Mandy recently made the move to medical sales.