February 2013

Meet the 2013 Rookies

steph Stephanie T

Hometown: Born and raised in Fairless Hills

College/Major: University at Albany/ Human Biology

Occupation: Chiropractic Assistant/ Graduate Student at LaSalle University

Favorite Phillies Player: Cliff Lee (past player: Shane Victorino…Once a Phillie, Always a Phillie!)

Describe yourself in one word: Determined

What is your biggest accomplishment: Graduating from college with honors

Favorite Ballpark Food: Bull’s BBQ

What are you looking forward to most about being a Phillies Ballgirl: Meeting new people, giving back to the community, and representing the Philadelphia Phillies Organization.

3 Things you would bring to a desert island: I would bring photographs of friends and family to make me feel at home and so I could reminisce about all the great times together.  I would also bring a notebook and a pen in order to write a daily journal about my experiences on the island and to document anything new and interesting that I discover.

1 Interesting fact about yourself that people do not know: I Love Ketchup!  It is a family trait…If you are at a family function and you do not have ketchup on your plate… You are the strange one!

steph dStephanie D

Hometown: Hatboro, Pa

College/Major: Communications/Journalism major at Shippensburg University

Occupation: Full-time Student; Part time: Wawa

Favorite Phillies Player: Jimmy Rollins

Describe yourself in one word: Spontaneous

What is your biggest accomplishment: Becoming a part of the Phillies organization by being a Phillies Ballgirl.

Favorite Ballpark food: Dollar Dogs!

What are you looking forward to most about being a Phillies Ballgirl: I am looking forward to meeting a bunch of new people, gaining hands-on experience, and another world series, of course!

3 things you would bring to a deserted island: a bathing suit, tanning oil, and my Phanatic PillowPet.

1 interesting fact about yourself that people do not know: I am naturally right handed but I taught myself how to hit from the left side.

kelly Kelly

Hometown: Wilmington, DE

College/Major: Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, Marketing

Favorite Phillies Player: Roy Halladay

Describe yourself in one word: Energetic

What is your biggest accomplishment:Other than being a ball girl, Making all state for softball my senior year of high school

Favorite Ballpark food: Chickie’s and Pete’s fries

What are you looking forward to most about being a Phillies Ballgirl: The overall experience and the new people I get to meet.

3 things you would bring to a deserted island: Cell phone, a Pillow, and a Flashlight

1 interesting fact about yourself that people do not know: Other than being a twin, I have 4 other sets of twins in my famil

madelineMadeline

Hometown: Drexel Hill

College/Major: I go to Drexel University and I am studying Sport Management.

Occupation: Full-time Student

Favorite Phillies Player: Carlos Ruiz

Describe yourself in one word: Passionate

What is your biggest accomplishment:Becoming a Phillies Ballgirl of course.

Favorite Ballpark food: Chickie’s and Pete’s Crab Fries

What are you looking forward to most about being a Phillies Ballgirl: I’ve always loved the atmosphere at Citizen’s Bank Park; I can’t wait to experience a game actually on the field. I really love volunteering and charity work, I’m so excited do so as apart of the Phillies organization. It would be amazing to celebrate with the other Ballgirls at the World Series Parade next fall!3 things you would bring to a deserted island: I would have to bring all my photo albums, my guitar so I can learn to play, and a friend to talk to.1 interesting fact about yourself that people do not know: My favorite day of the year is the 4th of July which is also my birthday! I love watching fireworks on the beach every year.

taylorTaylor

Hometown: Jamison, PA

College/Major: Penn State University, Kinesiology major

Occupation: Student

Favorite Phillies Player: Chase Utley

Describe yourself in one word: Driven

What is your biggest accomplishment: Representative THON Chair for Club Softball

Favorite Ballpark food: Soft-serve ice cream in the Phillies helmet

What are you looking forward to most about being a Phillies Ballgirl: There are many reasons, but at the top of my list is the opportunity presented by being a Ballgirl to make an impact on the fans and the Philadelphia community. Phillies fans are the best fans, in my opinion, so being able to meet and interact with people of all ages will be such a great experience. I am really looking forward to work at events that involve athletics and health, because those are two important aspects in the field that I am studying. I also am really excited to be a part of the new Ballgirl family and make sixteen new best friends!

3 things you would bring to a deserted island: My bikini, sunscreen, and a camera!

1 interesting fact about yourself that people do not know: I am a teaching assistant for a Biology-based Anatomy course at Penn State.

mackenzieMackenzie
Hometown:Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
College/Major: I am a sophomore at Muhlenberg College. I am a biology major and a public health minor with the hope to go to medical school
Occupation: Student and Fox Chase Baseball and Softball Academy Softball director
Favorite Phillies Player: My favorite player used to be Mickey Morandini but after meeting Jimmy Rollins his rookie season at spring training he has always been my favorite player. He signed autographs for hours after the game and was so nice to all of the fans.
Describe yourself in one word: compassionate
What is your biggest accomplishment: Last December I went to Haiti on a medical mission.
Favorite Ballpark food: definitely a schmitter
What are you looking forward to most about being a Phillies Ballgirl: I am looking forward to being involved in community outreach and getting to know the other ballgirls.
3 things you would bring to a deserted island:ice cream, a softball and a glove, and a genie in a bottle…
1 interesting fact about yourself that people do not know: I have danced since I was 2 years old

KoryKory

Hometown: Wilmington Delaware

College/Major: Kutztown University, Finance

Favorite Phillies Player: Chase Utley

Describe yourself in one word: Outgoing

What is your biggest accomplishment: Being chosen as the intern for the Department of Finance for Delaware.

Favorite Ballpark food: Chickie and Pete’s Crab Fries

What are you looking forward to most about being a Phillies Ballgirl:The new memories that I am going to make with all of my new friends and the great experiences that are about to happen.

3 things you would bring to a deserted island: Cell Phone, Blanket, and Music.

1 interesting fact about yourself that people do not know: I love to dance!

Danielle Danielle

Hometown: Montgomeryville, PA

College/Major: Currently, I am a Senior, Food Marketing Major at Saint Joseph’s University.

Occupation: Student

Favorite Phillies Player: Ryan Howard

Describe yourself in one word: Passionate!

What is your biggest accomplishment:

I have successfully completed two Sales & Marketing Co-op’s thus far within my 5 Year Food Marketing Co-op Program at Saint Joseph’s University.

Favorite Ballpark food: Without a doubt the Chickie’s & Pete’s Crab Fries with cheese!

What are you looking forward to most about being a Phillies Ballgirl:

I am most looking forward to getting involved with the different community outreach programs that the Ballgirls are currently involved in. Also, having the ability to make a difference in the Philadelphia community is going to be awesome!

3 things you would bring to a deserted island:

1. An unlimited supply of purified water.

2. My iPhone equipped with a solar powered charger.

3. Bear Grylls from Man vs. Wild!

1 interesting fact about yourself that people do not know:  This past October I went Skydiving at 14,000 feet above the ground in Perkasie, PA. In fact, I was more nervous for the Phillies Ballgirl Tryout than I was for Skydiving lol!

abby Abby

Hometown: Drexel Hill, Pa

College/Major: Graduated from West Chester University with a BA in English

Occupation: Bartender at Miller’s Ale House and a Hitting Instructor at All Star Baseball Academy

Favorite Phillies Player: Chase Utley

Describe yourself in one word: Vivacious

What is your biggest accomplishment: Graduating college

Favorite Ballpark food: Dollar Dogs

What are you looking forward to most about being a Phillies Ballgirl: Meeting so many new people

3 things you would bring to a deserted island: chocolate, iPhone, and diet coke

1 interesting fact about yourself that people do not know: I am a huge Harry Potter fan

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