The Killer Purple

Number: 83
Hometown: Mechanicsburg, PA
Occupation: Sports Medicine Physician
Position(s):Blocker, Jammer
Birthday: March 5th
Hates: Injuries and most bugs
Loves: All sports and most foods
Derby Wife: Single and ready to mingle!
Derby Injuries: Knock on wood! The worst injury I've had is a quad strain.
Meaning of Your Derby Name: My name is a play on the famous novel by Alice Walker. It won the Pulitzer in 1983 and that's the origin of my number.
Pre-Bout Ritual(s): Snort pixie stix, do push ups on my knuckles, beat my chest, scream really loud.
Trademark: Well…I can walk on my hands. This has not yet been useful in a roller derby bout.
Favorite. . .
  • to skate to? From the windows to the walls! That one.
  • ...things about derby? The fostering of sportsmanship among a very diverse group of people.
  • ...drinks? Amaretto Sour, Blue Moon, chocolate milk, diet Dr. Pepper
  • ...foods? Spaghetti, cookies and milk, diner food
  • ...things to do off-track? Cheer on the Race City Rebels!
  • ...skate setup?Love my Antiks boots and Labeta Proline plates!

Favorite Derby Moment(s): Getting lead jammer against my husband, One Nate Stand (Race City Rebels). It happened in a practice, but that still counts, right? Winning against Vette City at home by one point in 2013 was pretty awesome as well.