Hometown: Whitehall, Pa.
Residence: Whitehall, Pa.
Birth Date/Place: June 6, 1983/Hershey, Pa.
Coach: Bill & Donna Strauss, Jack Carter, Robin Netwall
School: Whitehall-Coplay High School
Year in School: 11th grade (Fall '99)
Began Gymnastics: 1985
Years on National Team: 5 (1995-2000)
Favorite Event: Uneven bars
Youngest of two children to Ralph (sales representative) and Wanda (junior high school cook)...older brother is Chris (1/10/81)...maintains a 3.8 grade point average...favorite book is "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory"...listens to Top 40, country and R&B music...favorite actors are Will Smith and Julia Roberts...favorite movie is "My Best Friends Wedding"...watches "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"...takes acting classes...also enjoys shopping, surfing the Internet, and going to movies...plans on attending college to study medicine.