January 2014

Meet the 2014 Rookies

Alison N          Alison N.

Hometown: Northeast Philadelphia

College/Major: West Chester University Pre-Occupational Therapy with Psychology Minor

Occupation: Student

Favorite Phillies Player: Cliff Lee

Describe yourself in one word: Genuine

Your biggest accomplishment: Becoming a Phillies Ballgirl!

Favorite Ballpark Food: Dollar Dogs for sure

What you are looking forward to most about being a Phillies Ballgirl: I look forward to working with the charities and organizations within the Phillies community and also interacting with the one of a kind “phans” on a daily basis.

If you could have 1 super power: Time Travel

Biggest Pet Peeve: When someone drags their feet when they walk

1 interesting fact about yourself that people do not know: Pizza is my favorite food…with veggies, meat, or plain…whatever!

Michelle (2)Michelle

Hometown: Holland, Pa.

College/Major: Widener University/ Nursing

Occupation: Full time student

Favorite Phillies Player: Chase Utley

Describe yourself in one word: Ambitious

Your biggest accomplishment: Graduating high school with honors and being a member of the National Honor Society

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

What you are looking forward to most about being a Phillies Ballgirl: Meeting, greeting and working with all different people in our community. Whether it’s children at a softball clinic, or fans at the             stadium, I am looking forward to interacting with them because I am a “people person”.

If you could have 1 super power: If I had 1 super power I would want to be invisible.

Biggest Pet Peeve: My biggest pet peeve is people chewing gum loudly.

1 interesting fact about yourself that people do not know: I play shortstop for Widener University’s softball team.

alisonwAlison W.

Hometown: Little Egg Harbor, NJ

College/Major: The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey/Health Sciences

 Occupation: Student

Favorite Phillies Player: Carlos Ruiz

 Describe yourself in one word: Enigmatic

Biggest accomplishment: Becoming a Phillies ball girl!

 Favorite ballpark food: Chickie’s and Pete’s fries.

What are you looking forward to most about being a Phillies ball girl: Giving a little kid a foul ball and making their day.

 If you could have a superpower, what would it be: The ability to fly.

Biggest pet peeve: Bad smells

One thing that people don’t know about you: I can cackle like a witch.

meganMegan

Hometown: Pottstown, PA

College/Major: Albright College, B.A. in Music Business/Public Relations & Advertising

Occupation: Public Relations Intern

Favorite Phillies Player: Freddy Galvis

Describe yourself in one word: Ambitious

Your biggest accomplishment: Graduating college with a dual degree and landing an incredible PR internship

Favorite Ballpark food: Crab fries, of course!

What you are looking forward to most about being a Phillies Ballgirl: There are many things that I’m looking forward to, but I’m most excited about being an ambassador for the Philadelphia community and becoming close friends with all the girls.

If you could have 1 super power: To be a mind reader

Biggest Pet Peeve: Being poked

1 interesting fact about yourself that people do not know: I was a gymnast for 13 years

lesleyLesley

Hometown: Mount Laurel, NJ

College/Major: Drexel University, Major in Corporate and Public Relations

Occupation: Student

Favorite Phillies Player: Jimmy Rollins

Describe yourself in one word: Bubbly

Your biggest accomplishment: Other than becoming a member of the ballgirl team, I would definitely say getting into Drexel with majority scholarship was a huge accomplishment.

Favorite Ballpark food: Gotta get that ballpark hot dog!

What you are looking forward to most about being a Phillies Ballgirl: I am so excited to represent this great organization as a role model for young girls and I cannot wait to meet the passionate fans of Philadelphia and give back to the community I grew up in! It also doesn’t hurt that I am part of a wonderful group of well-educated young women who will become my closest friends!

If you could have 1 super power: The ability to fly!

Biggest Pet Peeve: When people smoke and have no concerns for whoever is walking behind them!

1 interesting fact about yourself that people do not know:  I went to France for 10 days in high school with my french class and my closest friends. It was my favorite trip to Europe yet! That trip opened my eyes to the love I have for traveling and my desire to see the world!

alyssaAlyssa

Hometown: Atco, New Jersey

College/Major: I attend Georgian Court University and I am majoring in biology.

Occupation: Full-time Student/ Sales Associate

Favorite Phillies Player: Chase Utley

Describe yourself in one word: Dedicated

Your biggest accomplishment: Playing softball, the game I love, at the NCAA Division II level while earning my degree.

Favorite Ballpark food: Chickie’s & Pete’s Crab Fries, with extra cheese!

What you are looking forward to most about being a Phillies Ballgirl: All the great memories I’m going to have with my fellow ballgirls, the Philadelphia community, and all the new people I will meet.

If you could have 1 super power: Teleportation, so I could be anywhere in the world whenever I wanted.

Biggest Pet Peeve: Bad drivers

1 interesting fact about yourself that people do not know: Everyone in my family has a strange nickname, even our dog!

kellyrKelly R.

Hometown: Wilmington, DE

College/Major: University of Delaware, Elementary Education

Occupation: Student and YMCA of Delaware Counselor

Favorite Phillies Player: Chase Utley

Describe yourself in one word: Happy!

Your biggest accomplishment: Becoming part of the Phillies Organization

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

What you are looking forward to most about being a Phillies Ballgirl: I am looking forward to interacting with the Philadelphia Community, new experiences, and new memories!

If you could have 1 super power: Superhuman Endurance

Biggest Pet Peeve: Negativity

1 interesting fact about yourself that people do not know: When I was younger I moved around a lot. Two states that I lived in, other than Delaware, were Indiana and New York.

samanthaSamantha

Hometown: Langhorne, PA

College/Major: Cornell University, Communications Major

Occupation: Student

Favorite Phillies Player: Chase Utley

Describe yourself in one word: enthusiastic

What is your biggest accomplishment: Getting accepted to an Ivy League university and playing Division I softball there.

Favorite Ballpark food: hotdogs and Chickie’s and Pete’s crabfries

What you are looking forward to most about being a Phillies Ballgirl: Being a Phillies Ballgirl has been something that I have wanted to do for as long as I can remember. I can’t even begin to describe how grateful I am to have the incredible opportunity to interact with the Phillies fans and the Philadelphia community. I admire how much the Phillies give back and being a part of that is extraordinarily special to me. I can’t wait to be at the games and interact with the fans on a whole new level!

If you could have 1 super power: Telekinesis–it’d be so cool to move things with my mind!

Biggest Pet Peeve: When people take their food out early leave time on the microwave

One interesting fact about yourself that people do not know: I’ve been a bowler since I was 4 years old–my high game is a 279!

erinErin

Hometown: Harleysville, Pa

College/Major: St. Joseph’s University/Spanish, Elementary Education

Occupation: Spanish teacher

Favorite Phillies Player: Cole Hamels

Describe yourself in one word: Adventurous

Your biggest accomplishment: Spending a year in Peru as a Fulbright scholar

Favorite Ballpark food: Ice cream in the little helmet

What you are looking forward to most about being a Phillies Ballgirl: Connecting with Phillies fans on a different level.

If you could have 1 super power: Time travel

Biggest Pet Peeve: bad grammar

1 interesting fact about yourself that people do not know: I have been to all 50 states

tyannaTyanna

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA

 College/Major: Kaplan/ Pharmacy Technician

 Occupation: Full-time Student/ Part-time sales associate

Favorite Phillies Player: John Mayberry

Describe yourself in one word: Different

Your biggest accomplishment: Becoming a Phillies Ball Girl, one of my biggest dreams!

Favorite Ballpark food: Turkey Hill Ice Cream

What you are looking forward to most about being a Phillies Ballgirl: New experiences and having lots of fun!

If you could have 1 super power: Reading minds.

Biggest Pet Peeve: When someone doesn’t hold the door opened for another person.

1 interesting fact about yourself that people do not know: Next to being an athlete, I consider myself a fashionista!

katiebKatie

Hometown: Doylestown, PA

College/Major: Pennsylvania State University, Sports Public Relations

Occupation: Full time Student, Part time sales associate

Favorite Phillies Player: Cliff Lee

Describe yourself in one word: Passionate

Your biggest accomplishment: Becoming a Phillies ball girl

Favorite Ballpark food: Dollar dogs with mustard!

What you are looking forward to most about being a Phillies Ballgirl: I cannot wait to sit on the field at my first game and also to represent the Phillies and get involved in the community.

If you could have one super power: Teleportation

Biggest Pet Peeve: I can’t stand when people walk slow.

1 interesting fact about yourself that people do not know: I’m the first grandchild on both sides of my family and since I’m the oldest I am my youngest cousin’s godmother!

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