Weight: 135 lbs.
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Residence: Canoga Park, Calif.
High School: John F. Kennedy H.S. (Sacramento, Calif.) '07
College: CSU Northridge
Coach: Scott Fujii
Dojang: Progression Team Jiro
Hobbies: skimboarding, learning to play the ukulele, and Legos
Favorite Foods: sandwiches -- from peanut butter to turkey or a nice breakfast sandwich -- she loves them all
Pre-Competition Meal: anything that tastes good and satisfies her hunger...like a sandwich
Favorite Athletes: her teammates because of their work ethic and commitment to bettering themselves and those around them...and Serena Williams (even with her displays of bad sportsmanship)
Favorite Movie: "National Treasure"
Favorite Music: reggae and hip hop/rap
Favorite Country Visited for Competition: Manchester, England
Did You Know?: Mandy is fascinated by the study of plants and would love to take a few botany courses someday.
Quotable Mandy Li: "I want to give a shout out to Fuj and my team. Thanks for all the support and help! Really couldn't have done it without all of you. Also, if my sister, mom and dad are reading this, 'Hi guys, we did it! Love and miss you all!'"
MAJOR COMPETITION RESULTS:
2011 USAT National Championships (Light): GOLD
2011 California State Championships: GOLD
2010 Collegiate National Championships: BRONZE
last updated 10/10/11