UNCG Volleyball BIO
12 Mandy Garvens

Prior to UNCG: Garvens lettered all four seasons under head coach Michelle Bruss at Oconomowoc High Raccoons ... as a freshman, she played as a defensive specialist before moving to an outside hitter role over her final three seasons ... was a two-time All-Little 10 Conference selection before Oconomowoc moved to the Classic 8 Conference in 2017, where she also earned all-conference honors ... in 2015, she led Oconomowoc to its first-ever conference title before a second-place finish at the Wisconsin state tournament ... led her team to a Classic 8 Conference championship in Oconomowoc’s first year in the league before finishing third at the state tournament ... twice earned all-state honors and was a team-captain in her junior and season seasons ... was named team MVP for her efforts during her senior campaign and was a scholar-athlete all four years.

With the Sting, she played for head coach Amy Wagner for seven seasons ... the Sting won numerous tournaments throughout her time and placed in the top seven at the open division at nationals for four-straight seasons ... also competed in sand doubles competitions where her volleyball success continued.

Personal: She plans to major in business or engineering at UNCG and is the daughter of Joe and Sherry Garvens.

Position: Defensive Specialist
Height: 5'7"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Oconomowoc, Wisc.
High School: Oconomowoc
Major: Business
Experience: High School