The Oakland Raiders congratulate Marcy as the "Raiderette of the Week," sponsored by Bud Light. The rookie from Hawaii has been a cheerleader throughout her life from middle school through college. Growing up in Hawaii, the Raiders were one of the closest professional teams, so Marcy frequently watched the Raiderettes.
The native Hawaiian moved to California to attend St. Mary's College of California in Moraga. She is studying biology in her pursuit to become a doctor.
Marcy feels connected to the Susan G. Komen Foundation for breast cancer because both her mother and grandmother are breast cancer survivors and was excited to be on the field for the breast cancer awareness game. "I felt very blessed to be able to cheer in the breast cancer awareness game in the presence of my mother and our choreographer, Laura, who are both breast cancer survivors," said Marcy.
The rookie enjoys leading her line out to the player intro tunnels when the Raider Nation song comes on each home game. "The crowd erupts into cheers and adrenaline rushes through my body as we dance out onto the field," she said. "It's an indescribable feeling."
Marcy is appreciative of her time as a Raiderette both on the field and off. "My favorite off-field moments are when I get to meet the loyal fans out at appearances," said Marcy. "I love being able to hear everyone's personal stories of their own Raider fandom, some even dating back to before I was born. It gives me a huge sense of pride to be part of the Raider Nation. By being able to talk to the fans, I am able to see how this organization brings together people of many different backgrounds, who have nothing in common but their love for the same football team, and joins them as one nation. I'm so lucky to be a part of it."