|Women's water polo|
|Competitor for the United States|
|Gold||2009 Rome||Team competition|
Tanya Gandy, who was born August 20, 1987 in San Diego, California, plays water polo for UCLA on four of the five-consecutive NCAA National Champion Women's Water Polo teams and was named to the All-Tournament first team. She attended Rancho Bernardo High School.
Gandy, who wears #10 cap, is an attacker on the UCLA team. She and her senior teammates have never lost a championship tournament match. In her senior year, Gandy scored 79 goals, the highest single-season goal total in program history (eclipsing Coralie Simmons' 74-goal total from 1998). She scored 5 goals against San Jose State on March 14, 2009.
During the 2008 season, Gandy had 47 goals and 40 assists.
Gandy earned NCAA Tournament most valuable player honor when she scored three goals in the 2009 tournament game against USC. She is one of three finalist for the female Peter J. Cutino Award, the highest honor for a college water polo player.
In high school, she was All-CIF and All-League Player of the Year.