Feminine handballer from Germany who earned the DHB-Cup 3 consecutive years from 2006 to 2008. She gained the bronze medal on the Globe Women’s Handball Championships. She was created in Oschatz and started playing for HC Leipzig in 1998. She retired from handball this year 2010 upon learning that she was pregnant. She wedded German soccer participant Per Mertesacker in June 2013. They will have two kids. She and Kim Andersson are both world-famous handball players.