NSW Ladies

NSW GOALBALL PLAYER PROFILES

 
  • TYAN TAYLOR
    NICKNAME T or little girl    
    Height: 156cm 
    Position: Centre or right wing
    Debut for NSW: Nationals 2009 
    Number of Games for NSW: 3 national tournaments and state champs 2011 
    DEBUT FOR AUSTRALIA England world champs 2010
    NUMBER OF GAMES FOR AUSTRALIA 3 International tournaments
    Tournament Wins: NSW State Champs 2011 
    Best Goalball Achievement: Women's MVP 2011 
    Favourite Goalball Memory: Muz's sprint drills (kidding) walking out wearing green and gold for the first time in England 
    Favourite Food: butter chicken 
    Favourite Colour: yellow 
    Favourite TV Show: Friends 
    Favourite Song: ‘The Climb’  Miley Cyrus 
    Favourite Movie: Toy Story 
    Something you want people to know about goalball: It's awesome!
    Goal for the 2012 Season: Compete in Nationals, State champs, Paralympics and Malmo
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  • JENNY BLOW
    NICKNAME:  Awesome
    Height: 165com (ish) 
    Position: A bit of everywhere. 
    Debut for NSW: 2009 
    Number of Games for NSW: 3 Nationals. 
    DEBUT FOR AUSTRALIA: 2010
    NUMBER OF GAMES FOR AUSTRALIA: 3
    Tournament Wins: 3 Silvers at Nationals, 8th at the 2010 World Championships, 6th at the 2011 IBSA Games and 1st at the Africa/Oceania Championships. 
    Best Goalball Achievement: Being picked for and representing Australia – no feeling can describe walking out on court in the Green and Gold. 
    Favourite Goalball Memory: Qualifying for the 2012 Paralympics and going into our first Nationals in 2009 making a team goal to last until half time before getting mercy ruled by Queensland and then going on to last the whole game and get the silver medal. 
    Favourite Food: I’ll pretty much stuff my face with anything but love Mangos, seafood and chocolate – I have eaten Crickets and worms in Thailand but they wouldn’t be my favourite. 
    Favourite Colour: Pink. 
    Favourite TV Show: I love all the terrible soap operas, especially old re-runs; Home and Away,   Neighbours, 7th Heaven, Happy Days, I am also a sucker for reality TV. 
    Favourite Song: ‘The Climb’ by Miley Cyrus. 
    Favourite Movie: Don’t really have one; I love all the Harry Potter’s, Romantic Comedies, LOVE kids movies especially Disney. 
    Something you want people to know about goalball: That is one of the hardest and most addictive things I have ever accounted in my life.
    Goal for the 2012 Season: To make the Australian team for the Paralympics and achieve at least a top 6 ranking.
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  • MICHELLE RZEPECKI
    NICKNAME: Chelle
    Height: 173cm 
    Position: Wings 
    Debut for NSW: 2010 Nationals (also played 2004 Nationals in Brisbane) 
    DEBUT FOR AUSTRALIA: Africa Oceania Paralympic Qualifer
    Tournament Wins: 1st Nationals 2004,  2nd at 2011 Nationals, 1st at Africa Oceania Qualifer 
    Best Goalball Achievement: Being part of the Australian team to compete in the Africa Oceania Qualifiers. 
    Favourite Goalball Memory: The feeling of being part of the team that qualified for the London games. 
    Favourite Food: Cheese 
    Favourite Colour: Well I only see black and white but I’m going to go with blue. 
    Favourite TV Show: Grey’s Anatomy 
    Favourite Song: Twist and Shout – Beatles 
    Favourite Movie: The Wonderful World of Amelie 
    Something you want people to know about goalball: Its not dodgeball!
    Goal for the 2012 Season: Make it to London!
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  • NATALIE EVANS
    NICKNAME: Nat
    Height: 163cm 
    Position: Left 
    Debut for NSW: State Championships 2011 
    Number of Games for NSW: Four 
    Tournament Wins: One
    Best Goalball Achievement: Winning the State Championships 
    Favourite Goalball Memory: Nationals 2011 
    Favourite Food: Chocolate 
    Favourite Colour: Blue 
    Favourite TV Show: Two and a Half Men 
    Favourite Song: Anything by Adele 
    Favourite Movie: Twilight 
    Something you want people to know about goalball: It’s a fun game
    Goal for the 2012 Season: To win Nationals
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  • ELISE KERLE
    NICKNAME: Ellie or Pebbles 
    Height: 165.5cm 
    Position: Left Wing 
    Debut for NSW: 2009 National Championships
    Number of Games for NSW: 18 approximately 
    Best Goalball Achievement: Making the Australia Squad 
    Favourite Goalball Memory: Meeting all the wonderful people involved with the sport. 
    Favourite Food: Chocolate 
    Favourite Colour: Blue 
    Favourite TV Show: Greys Anatomy 
    Favourite Song: Anything by Pink or Maroon 5 
    Favourite Movie: Pretty Woman or any Julia Roberts movie 
    Something you want people to know about goalball: How much fun it is.
    Goal for the 2012 Season: For NSW to win nationals.