Figure Skating - Player Bios

2018-2019 Figure Skating Team

Team Bios

Allyson Vanderklok (President)

Year: Senior

Major: Nursing

Experience: 19 years

Hometown: Marne, MI

Why NMU? The opportunity to skate and an awesome nursing program


Rebecca Christy (Vice President)

Year: Senior

Major: Biology/ Physiology

Experience: 14 years

Hometown: Iron Mountain, MI

Why NMU? I could live close to home and skate, while in a great biology program.


Kailey MacDonald (Secretary)

Year: Junior

Major: Neuroscience/ Behavior and Cognitive

Experience: 13 years

Hometown: Southgate, MI

Why NMU? For the small campus and research opportunities


Maria Nagel (Treasurer)

Year: Sophomore

Major: International Studies/ Mathematics

Experience: 17 years

Hometown: Stevens Point, WI

Why NMU? I’ve always looked forward to visiting Marquette and the UP, and with Northern I am able to continue skating while living in a place I love.


Nicole Rossi

Year: Senior

Major: Community Health Education

Experience: 20 years

Hometown: L’Anse, MI

Why NMU? Opportunity to keep skating and close to my hometown


Sydney Voss

Year: Junior

Major: Nursing

Experience: 16 years

Hometown: Marquette

Why NMU? I chose NMU because it has a great nursing program, it’s in my hometown, and it has a skating team!


Kendall Phillips

Year: Freshman

Major: Environmental Science

Experience: 9 years

Hometown: Slinger, WI

Why NMU? I really liked it.


Rachel Harvey

Year: Freshman

Major: Sports Science

Experience: 12 years

Hometown: South Elgin, IL

Why NMU? The area is beautiful and the school is a great size for me. It seems to have a great program for what I am studying.


Emily Helgren

Year: Freshman

Major: Elementary Education

Experience: 11 years

Hometown: Marquette, MI

Why NMU? It is affordable and their education program is really good.



Emily Johnson

Year: Freshman

Major: Biology

Experience: 15 years

Hometown: Marquette, MI

Why NMU? Close to home