Purdy to retire Rollers #23
The Purdy R-2 School District will honor former Lady Eagles basketball star Addy Roller by retiring her #23 jersey in a special ceremony at the high school on Dec. 21 at 6 p.m.
The retirement of roller's jersey will mark the first time the school has bestowed this honor on an athlete.
Roller, a 2012 graduate of Purdy High School, currently holds the Missouri basketball record for career 3-point field goals made (319), 3-point field goals made in a season (120), consecutive games with a made 3-point attempt goal (39) and average made 3-point attempts per (2.75).
For her outstanding efforts on the basketball court, Roller was named 2012 Class 2 Player of the Year by the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association. She was a three-time Class 2 All-State selection and achieved 2,392 career points.
Roller currently plays basketball at Wayne State College in Wayne Neb. She is the daughter of Mike and Kim Roller, of Purdy.