On Sandiford: Has all four years of eligibility remaining after taking a redshirt last season as a true freshman ... Expected to compete for the starting job in goal ... Terrific athlete with excellent goalkeeping skills.
Club Team and ODP Experience: Team captain for the Bethesda Rapids ... Also plays for the Washington Freedom ... Team MVP ... Named to the all-tournament team at the Super 20 League finals in 2006 ... Regional finalist and two-time state cup champions ... Member of Maryland state ODP U-14 team and every year since ... Region 1 team member of U-14 and U-16 teams ... U-17 national pool.
McDonogh School: Second team all-state and All-Metro selection ... Team is ranked fourth in the state of Maryland and 20th in the entire nation ... Scored 66 goals during her scholastic career ... Also lettered for three years in track and one year in basketball ... School record holder in the shot put and discus.
Academic and Community Honors: Made her high school honor roll and is an accomplished musician on the saxophone and clarinet.
Personal: Born 1/8/90 in Bethpage, N.Y. ... Youngest of four children of Wendell and Stella Sandiford ... Siblings are Creus (30), Isha (28) and Keisha (25) ... Creus was a sprinter for C.W. Post in college ... Intends to major in Liberal Arts ... Hopes to one day work as an environmental scientist ... Chose to attend Villanova because of its size, Catholic affiliation and outstanding academic reputation.