Suburbia Roller Derby

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Suburbia Roller Derby
League logo
Metro area Yonkers, NY
Country United States
Founded June 2007
Teams Suburban Brawl (A team)
Backyard Bullies (B team)
Track type(s) Flat
Venue EJ Murray Memorial Skating Center, Yonkers, New York
Yonkers Police Athletic League, Yonkers, New York
Affiliations WFTDA
Website www.suburbiarollerderby.com

Suburbia Roller Derby (SRD) is a roller derby league based in Yonkers, New York. Founded in 2007, Suburbia Roller Derby is a member of the Women's Flat Track Derby Association.[1]

History

Suburbia was founded in by Slim Fast and Suffah Kate,[2] two former members of the CT RollerGirls.[3] The league has three home teams, plus two travel teams which compete against teams from other leagues.

The league began bouting in late 2007 and, by mid-2008, it had more than thirty skaters.[4] In February 2009, it became a member of the Women's Flat Track Derby Association,[5] and in 2010, it hosted "Derby in the Burbs", that year's WFTDA Eastern Regional Tournament.[6] In 2013, Suburbia qualified for WFTDA Playoffs for the first time, as the tenth seed at the Division 2 tournament in Kalamazoo, Michigan.[7] Suburbia went winless for the weekend, including a 233-221 loss to Queen City Roller Girls, to finish in tenth place.[8] Suburbia returned to Division 2 Playoffs in 2014 as the ninth seed at the tournament in Duluth, Minnesota.[9] Suburbia made it to the fifth place game but lost to Treasure Valley Rollergirls 236-111 and finished in sixth place.[10]

Rankings

Season Final ranking[11] Playoffs Championship
2009 15 E[12] DNQ DNQ
2010 14 E[13] DNQ DNQ
2011 12 E[14] DNQ DNQ
2012 16 E[15] DNQ DNQ
2013 58 WFTDA[16] 10 D2[8] DNQ
2014 55 WFTDA[17] 6 D2[10] DNQ
2015 94 WFTDA[18] DNQ DNQ
2016 217 WFTDA[19] DNQ DNQ
2017 330 WFTDA[20] DNQ DNQ

References

  1. ^ "Suburbia Roller Derby – WFTDA". wftda.com. WFTDA. Retrieved 23 February 2018.
  2. ^ Taylor, Shanece (22 March 2011). "Roller Derby Craze Comes to Westchester". Scarsdale, NY Patch. Retrieved 23 February 2018.
  3. ^ Schreck, Tom (10 October 2008). "Rink Rash Is Sexy: Roller Derby in Westchester". Westchester Magazine. Retrieved 23 February 2018.
  4. ^ Nancy Hagerty, "Being a Derby Girl Means Never Saying ‘Sorry’", New York Times, 14 August 2008
  5. ^ "About Suburbia Roller Derby", SRD
  6. ^ "Derby in the Burbs", WFTDA
  7. ^ "Preview: Kalamazoo WFTDA Division 2 Playoff". Derby News Network. 23 August 2013. Retrieved 23 February 2018.
  8. ^ a b Talionis, Lex (25 August 2013). "D2K 9th: Queen City Buffaloes Suburbia, 233-221 | Derby News Network". www.derbynews.net. Derby News Network. Retrieved 23 February 2018.
  9. ^ "D2 Duluth Playoff Preview". Derby News Network. 14 August 2014. Retrieved 23 February 2018.
  10. ^ a b Deadwards, Lisa (17 August 2014). "D2D 5th: Treasure Valley Razes Suburbia, 236-111". Derby News Network. Retrieved 23 February 2018.
  11. ^ "Current Rankings", WFTDA
  12. ^ "Current Rankings". WFTDA. Archived from the original on 30 April 2010. Retrieved 23 February 2018.
  13. ^ "Current Rankings". WFTDA. Archived from the original on 2 March 2011. Retrieved 23 February 2018.
  14. ^ "Current Rankings". WFTDA. Archived from the original on 25 January 2012. Retrieved 23 February 2018.
  15. ^ "Current Rankings". WFTDA. Archived from the original on 20 March 2013. Retrieved 23 February 2018.
  16. ^ "Rankings: December 31, 2013". WFTDA. Retrieved 23 February 2018.
  17. ^ "Rankings: December 31, 2014 – WFTDA". wftda.com. WFTDA. Retrieved 23 February 2018.
  18. ^ "Rankings: December 31, 2015 – WFTDA". wftda.com. WFTDA. Retrieved 23 February 2018.
  19. ^ "Rankings: December 31, 2016 – WFTDA". wftda.com. WFTDA. Retrieved 23 February 2018.
  20. ^ "Rankings: December 31, 2017 – WFTDA". wftda.com. WFTDA. Retrieved 23 February 2018.
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