Rising Junior Accepted to GW Med School
Colonials Conclude 2015 Season with Sweep of URI
Colonials Drop Saturday Doubleheader in the Bronx
Colonials Drop Two on Sunday
Colonials Extend Win Streak to Seven
Finished the 2015 season as GW's all-time leader in career stolen base percentage with a .933 (14-for-15) mark (minimum 15 attempts).
2015: Appeared in 26 games for the Colonials, primarily as a pinch runner, and made two starts in left field...Was a perfect 8-for-8 in stolen base attempts...Tallied a hit each against Fordham in game two of a doubleheader (April 25) and Rhode Island (May 3)...Scored nine runs, including game-winner in final game of season against Rhode Island (May 3)...Named to GW Athletics Academic Dean's List...Member of Fall 2014 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2014: Saw action in 47 games and made 40 starts in left and center field ... Collected 24 hits in 105 at-bats ... Ranked fifth on the team with 19 runs scored ... Stole six bases in seven attempts ... Also walked six times and had eight RBIs ... Had a team-high five outfield assists ... Ranked second on the team with seven sacrifice bunts, tied for the fourth-most ever by a GW freshman ... Notched six multi-hit games, including a pair of three-hit efforts ... Reached base at a .423 clip (11-for-26) as the leadoff hitter in an inning ... Picked up her first career hit in the season opener against Kent State at the Long Beach State Mizuno Invitational (Feb. 7) ... Hit an inside-the-park home run against Wagner (March 9) ... Went 3-for-3 with two RBIs in the second game of the Colgate doubleheader (March 20) ... Was 3-for-4 with a double, an RBI and two runs scored in the second game of the Cornell doubleheader (April 2) ... Recognized on the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll for the Spring 2014 semester.
High School: Three-time First-Team All-State selection by Miracle Sports ... Three-time First-Team All-County honoree by the Palm Beach Post and the Sun-Sentinel ... Miracle Sports Class 2A State Defensive Player of the Year in 2011 ... Batted .437 and slugged .575 with 38 runs scored, 23 RBIs, 11 stolen bases and a .467 on-base percentage as a senior ... Hit .361 and slugged .485 with nine extra-base hits, 35 runs, 21 RBIs and 18 stolen bases as a junior ... Named American Heritage's Offensive Player of the Year award as a sophomore after hiting .480 with 24 runs, 14 RBIs, eight doubles, six triples and 24 steals ... Led the Stallions to three straight regional and state titles and four district championships ... A member of the National Honor Society, the National English Honor Society, the National Spanish Honor Society, the National Science Honor Society and the National Social Studies Honor Society.
Personal: Marissa Gabriella Mangini ... Born July 4, 1995, in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla ... Daughter of Karen and Scott Mangini ... Has an older sister, Katerina, and a younger sister, Casey ... Intends to major in biology and aspires to attend medical school and become an oncologist.