Yes, she’s an Olympian


Athlete                                           Photographed by Howard Schatz!  

I love how athletes of all shapes and sizes were featured and loved, including me! 


Women sport and fitnessWomen’s Sport and Fitness-The Women of the Olympics
Photographed by Anne Leibovitz

YES…I said  Anne Leibovitz!  I was in total awe for the entire shoot.  The issue included the Women of the Olympics (2000).The caption was XXL and XXS, not sure I’m feeling the XXL, but I did say it was Anne Leibovitz 🙂


The New York Times


Every year 365 people (maybe 364, does the NYT publish on Christmas Day?), places or things are featured on the cover of the New York Times! In 2000 I was one of those people, going places and doing big things! AND….I was blessed to featured on the front of the sports section.              

 Sports Illustrated                                                  


Sports Illustrated showed me some LOVE!  Ain’t no party like hammer toss party, cause hammer toss party don’t stop!

hammer lights  



Sports takes and makes all kinds of bodies from tiny to towering, from buff to beefy.This spread included 72 men and women-swimmers and shot putters, jumpers and jockeys, power lifters and point guards, runners and rhythmic gymnasts, a fly weight and a sumo wrestler-photographed by Howard Schatz for his book, Athlete.  This photo keeps showing up and I keep loving it.

The New York Post 

10400796_594886720207_2564_nThe New York Post and a World Best! There were a bevy of stellar performances at the 92nd Chase Millrose Games, but the most impressive one came miles away at Manhattan’s Draddy Gym. Native New Yorker Dawn Ellerbe announced her homecoming in style with a world-best weight throw of 75-31/4.                                  

Central Park, NY Gets a New Hammer Record!



Who gets to throw the hammer in New York’s Central Park?! ME!


1485965-1CI’s Hometown Girl! Have you heard of a little town called Central Islip?  Thanks my home town!

SKIRT Magazine!

Sometimes I feel like sweats and some times I don’t! I’ve always loved fashion even though its been hard to find clothes to fit my frame. Not sure why it’s take me ten yearts to write about it.


South Carolina Gamecocks Hall of Fame


Penn Relays Wall of Fame


Central Islip High School Hall of Fame

Central Islip HS - Logo

Athlete Life (ends). Work Life (begins). The Venue may have changed but the competitive spirit remains. #work

NCAA Pathways Program: Blog

The Pathways program is designed to elevate those in senior-level positions within athletics administration to the next step as a director of athletics. The year-long program is an intensive, experiential learning opportunity for selected participants.




NCAA Women’s Basketball Final Four