2017 Roster

Abby Mathier
Abby Mathier #13
Years on Dish: New addition
Position: Handler/cutter
Experience: High school ultimate in Pittsburgh (4 years) and Northwestern GungHo (3 years)
Spirit animal: Maximus, the horse from Tangled
Aiste Ice Guobyte
Aiste "Ice" Guobyte #24
Years on Dish: New addition
Position: Cutter
Experience: Maynooth/Trinity (college, 4 years), Gravity (2 years), Jabba the Huck (2 years)—all in Ireland—and Frenzy (1 year)
Favorite literary character: Hanna Schmitz (I'm hesitant to say Hanna as my favorite character, but The Reader is one of my favorite books)
Spirit animal: Penguin
Alex Chuds Chudler
Alex "Chuds" Chudler #20
Years on Dish: New addition
Position: Handler
Experience: Northwestern GungHo (college, 4 years), Spicy Tuna (3 years), and Nemesis (2 years)
In real life: I eat a lot, work out a lot, and read a lot.
Favorite literary character: Luna Lovegood (Harry Potter)
Spirit animal: Wolf
Amanda Dice
Amanda Dice #11
Years on Dish: 3rd year
Position: Handler
Experience: 8 years: John Carroll Thor, Ibex, Frenzy
In real life: I work for an investment management firm where I measure performance and nerd out on excel sheets.
Anna Scarbrough
Anna Scarbrough #19
Years on Dish: New addition
Position: Cutter
Experience: Northwestern GungHo (college, 2 years)
In real life: I eat an abnormal amount of peanut butter, worry about climate change, and maintain a high level of neuroticism. (And play on GungHo!)
Favorite literary character: Hermione (Harry Potter)
Spirit animal: House cat
Anri Brod
Anri Brod #47
Years on Dish: New addition*
Position: Cutter
Experience: Northwestern GungHo (college, 4 years), Minneapolis Snap (1 year), Spicy Tuna (1 year), and practice player for Dish (1 year)
In real life: I am just a lil bug trying my best.
Favorite literary character: Sophie (Howl's Moving Castle)
Spirit animal: Raccoon
* 2016 Dish practice player
Bridget Miles
Bridget Miles #15
Years on Dish: 3rd year
Position: Handler/cutter
Experience: Northwestern GungHo (4 years) and Dish (3 years)
In real life: I work for Spikeball!
Spirit animal: Baby bear
Caitlin CB Bonham
Caitlin "CB" Bonham #42
Years on Dish: 6th year
Position: Cutter
Experience: Pretty much just Dish—and lots of fun UC leagues!
In real life: I teach science to 7th graders.
Favorite literary character: Ramona Quimby (Most notably from Ramona Quimby Age 8 and Ramona Quimby and Her Father)
Spirit animal: Polar bear
Chris Freisinger
Chris Freisinger #22
Captain
Years on Dish: 12th year
Position: Cutter
Experience: All Dish, all the time!
In real life: I enjoy music, adventure, and saving the built world!
Favorite literary character: Frodo (Lord of the Rings)
Spirit animal: T-Rex
Colleen Costello
Colleen Costello #23
Years on Dish: 13th year
Position: Handler/cutter
Experience: Dish! Plus UC leagues.
In real life: I science.
Favorite literary character: Deeba (Un Lun Dun)
Spirit animal: Sparrow
Gail Reich
Gail Reich #12
Years on Dish: 4th year
Position: Cutter
Experience: Food & Liquor, Skyway, Ibex, Gambit, Nemesis, Dish, Northwestern GungHo (grad school), and Ultimate Peace
In real life: I am a psychotherapist and a photographer. I also organize Ultimate at the youth and adult level.
Favorite literary character: You think I read fiction? Okay... I choose Galadriel (Lord of the Rings)
Spirit animal: Penguin
Hindeke Ducky Tewodros
Hindeke "Ducky" Tewodros #25
Years on Dish: New addition
Position: Handler
Experience: Walter Payton (2 years), Northwestern GungHo (2 years) and Frenzy (1 year)
Jamie McFarlin
Jamie McFarlin #7
Years on Dish: New addition
Position: Cutter
Experience: I played on my college women's team from 2006–2009 (we never made it beyond sectionals). I captained my senior year though so I know the 9th edition like it was my job! I've played rec league and pickup since then, all over the country including in San Francisco, Berkley, and Omaha!
In real life: I'm a Ph.D. student at Northwestern. I'm a geologist and I study the climate system. I travel a lot for my research, with most of my summer spent doing remote fieldwork in the Arctic. Is this real life?
Jeanne Shin-Cooper
Jeanne Shin-Cooper #21
Years on Dish: 2nd year
Position: Cutter
Experience: A little bit of everything—mixed and women's Chicago
In real life: I am a mother of two boys, wife to an amazing man, read historical fiction, play field hockey, and love to be a geography nerdy teacher.
Favorite literary character: Thomas the Train
Spirit animal: Wolverine
Jen Sanfilippo
Jen Sanfilippo #8
Years on Dish: 2nd year
Position: Handler
Experience: Marist Fox Ultimate (college, 4 years), DePaul Laser Chains (1 year), Baywatch (2 years), and Dish (2 years)
In real life: I cook, read, write, watch (yell at) sports, and spoil my cats.
Favorite literary character: Lola De Leon (The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao)
Jess Bearden Lang
Jess "Bearden" Lang #54
Years on Dish: 8th year
Position: Cutter
Experience: Dish (8 years), Nemesis (1 year)
In real life: I spend my days with a sweet, assertive, independent 2-year-old.
Favorite literary character: Edmond Dantès (The Count of Monte Cristo)
Spirit animal: Griffin
Kristol Das
Kristol "Luda" Das #10
Years on Dish: 2nd year
Position: Cutter
Experience: 1 year of mixed club, 7th year playing women's, 2nd year with Dish
In real life: I'm in training to be a pediatrician!
Spirit animal: Koala
Krystle Jiang
Krystle Jiang #88
Years on Dish: New addition
Position: Cutter/wannabe handler
Experience: Boston College (4 years), Boston Mixed Nuts (5 years), and Do You Even Goalty, Bro? (1 year)
In real life: I am a "consultant", whatever that means.
Favorite literary character: The orange that looks like an apple from the cover of Freakonomics (I don't read fiction)
Spirit animal: Whale (I eat a lot)
Leanne King
Leanne King #4
Captain
Years on Dish: 5th year
Position: Handler
Experience: Some different teams from different places—women's and co-ed
In real life: Somehow fit a 20 hour a week job into 40 hours!
Spirit animal: Llama
Lena Goren
Lena Goren #2
Years on Dish: New addition
Position: Handler
Experience: Northwestern GungHo (3 years) and Notorious CLE the summer after freshman year
In real life: I study cognitive science, captain and play ultimate with Northwestern GungHo, and try too hard at every activity I attempt.
Spirit animal: Mountain goat
Molly Swag Schulman
Molly "Swag" Schulman #5
Years on Dish: New addition
Position: Handler
Experience: 10 years—started playing in Amherst in high school
Olyvia Chinch Chinchilla
Olyvia "Chinch" Chinchilla #1
Years on Dish: New addition
Position: Cutter
Experience: Northwestern GungHo (3 years) <3
In real life: I study the economy, politics, and literature; write poetry and memorize motivational quotes; talk to strangers about everything from their life history to novels; and walk backwards as a campus Tour Guide.
Favorite literary character: Alyosha (The Brothers Karamazov)
Spirit animal: Elephant (because they can sleep standing up, have amazing memories, can recognize themselves in the mirror, and are very social)
Sammi Wong
Sammi Wong #14
Years on Dish: 3rd year
Position: Cutter
Experience: Prior to joining Dish, I played in college at the University of Southern California.
In real life: I teach tiny humans to become future ultimate frisbee players.
Favorite literary character: Elizabeth Bennet (Pride and Prejudice)
Spirit animal: Otter
Wendy Rochon
Wendy Rochon #9
Captain
Years on Dish: 9th year
Position: Handler
Experience: I started at Purdue with Brickhouse a while back and played leagues until I met up with Dish!
In real life: I enjoy my circus of my wife, cat and two miniature dachshunds!
Favorite literary character: Tania Aebe (Maiden Voyage)
Spirit animal: Wiener Dog