Kelly Chandler was a four-year starter for Coach Jen Fitzpatrick at Episcopal High School in Alexandria, Va. As a junior last, Chandler helped lead the Maroon to the ISL-AA championship after winning the A division championship in 2010.
She earned honorable-mention All-America honors as a sophomore and was a regional All-American last year. Chandler has earned All-Met honors from the Washington Post and All-State honors for the VISLA Division I twice.
Chandler has led the Maroon in scoring in each of the past two seasons. She also is a captain of the school's varsity field hockey team and has lettered in varsity basketball and junior varsity squash.
An outstanding student, Chandler has earned dean's list recognition in each of her first three years at Episcopal. Chandler's sister, Kristen, won an NCAA Division III National Championship at Salisbury.
Under the direction of Coach Scott Robinson, Chandler's M&D Black 2012 won five titles, including a Galaxy National Championship, during an undefeated 2012 season. This year the team has earned Maryland Club and Champions Cup crowns.
Personal: Kelly Malloy Chandler... Born Dec. 13, 1993, in Salisbury, Md.... Daughter of Erin and Gary Chandler... Has one older sister, Kristen, 22... Sister played lacrosse Oregon and Salisbury, winning a Division III national championship with the Seagulls in 2010... Undecided on her major.
Coach Swezey on Chandler:
"Kelly is one of the most competitive athletes we have recruited to Vanderbilt. She will simply do whatever it takes to win: a true fighter and champion. Her athleticism and talent will leave a great mark on our program."