Hall of Fame induction: 1998
Candy stands out as the finest woman high jumper ever from Delaware with a best of 6’ 3¼”, which has not been approached by any other Delaware jumper. In 1982, she was an All-American at Utah State. Candy was also accorded All-American honors as a University of Delaware student after competing in the 1986 NCAA championships, placing 6th with a mark of 6’ 0½”.
She was selected for and competed in the 1988 US Olympic Trials. Candy won the Gatorade Invitational in Knoxville, TN in 1986, 1987 and 1988, and won the Jesse Owens Invitational at Ohio State University in 1988 after finishing as a runner-up in that meet in 1987. TAFNEWS ranked Candy 8th in the U.S.A. in 1988 and 10th in 1989.