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Mary Phyl Dwight

Full name: Mary Phyllis "Mary Phyl" Dwight
Nickname(s): Phyl
Gender: Female
Height: 5-6.5 (169 cm)
Weight: 152 lbs (69 kg)
Born: December 3, 1951 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Affiliations: National Team, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Handball

Biography

Mary Phyl Dwight was hampered by the lack of opportunities for women in sports when she was in college at Southwest Missouri State, but she still played softball, volleyball, basketball, and ran track and cross-country. After college she attended a recruiting tryout for USA Handball in Ames, Iowa. She eventually played nine years on the USA National Team. Dwight also became involved working with Special Olympics where she was singled out for praise by Special Olympics Founder Eunice Kennedy-Shriver. Dwight later earned her doctoral degree in clinical psychology and became a professor in the psychology department at the University of Missouri in Kansas City.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 32 Los Angeles Handball Women's Handball United States USA 5

Women's Handball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G W S E DQ
1984 Summer 32 Los Angeles Handball United States USA Round Robin Match #3 1 1984-08-01 USA 25, CHN 22 1 1 0 0 0
1984 Summer 32 Los Angeles Handball United States USA Round Robin Match #6 2 1984-08-03 KOR 29, USA 27 1 1 1 0 0
1984 Summer 32 Los Angeles Handball United States USA Round Robin Match #9 2 1984-08-05 YUG 33, USA 20 0 0 2 0 1
1984 Summer 32 Los Angeles Handball United States USA Round Robin Match #12 2 1984-08-07 FRG 18, USA 17 0 1 0 0 0
1984 Summer 32 Los Angeles Handball United States USA Round Robin Match #13 1 1984-08-09 USA 25, AUT 21 0 0 1 0 0
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