|Jasmine Brown 13
GENERAL: Adds great depth to the Saints' attack...Played some time in the middle, but will see most of her action on the outside...Has improved her footwork and vertical leap...Gained valuable experience playing through injury as an under classman...Played club volleyball prestigious Texas Tornados.
2011: Played in 19 matches and finished fifth on the team with 1.07 kills per set...Had season-high seven kills in win at Rider (9/18) and killed five of nine attempts at Loyola (Md.) (9/17).
2010: Was injured for much of the season, but saw action in eight matches and 26 sets early in the year...Keyed Siena's first victory of the year, tallying 11 kills and five blocks in win over St. Francis Pa. (9/4).
2009: Played in 20 matches and 62 sets making 15 starts...Posted 62 kills (1.0/set) and a .122 attack percentage...Fifth on team with 54 blocks...Had season-high nine kills in 3-1 win over Iona (10/17).
BEFORE SIENA: Three-Year letterwinner at Mayde Creek High School where she was named Team MVP...Named to All-District as well as Academic All-District teams...Named All-District MVP in 2008...Recorded 244 Kills, 38 Blocks and 50 digs in 2007 season...Was a teammate with Elizabeth Ives on the Texas Tornados Club team that made the Junior Olympic National Qualifiers.
PERSONAL/COMMUNITY: National Honor Society Member at Mayde Creek with GPA of 3.84 in addition to 30 Hours of community service...Only child...Daughter of Sidney and Sherry Brown...Also swam for three years at Mayde Creek...A biology major who aspires to be an ophthalmologist...Chose Siena because of the medical program and the volleyball program...Did not play volleyball until eight grade...Did various community projects, logging over 30 hours of service.
COACH PIERRE SAYS: "Jasmine really wants to play. She has been working on her game and focusing on her oustide attack. She has been doing well in preseason workouts. I expect her to be a factor this year."
GETTING TO KNOW JASMINE:
What I like most about Siena College: The friendly, caring atmosphere
Where do you see yourself in another five years:P harmacist
My favorite class at Siena is: Cell Biology
My favorite spot on campus is:My room
Other sports I like to follow at Siena include: Basketball
What I like most about Siena volleyball: My team and coach
My best Siena volleyball moment has been: Every year making it to the top 4 spots to compete for the championship and this year we will win it.
What I like most about Coach Pierre: He is a very hard working coach
If I didn't play volleyball, I would: Swim
The player on the team who I relate to best is: Colleen Ahearn and Arielle Smith because they both are great friends
The funniest player on the team is: Amanda Sawlsville because she has a funny personality
My most embarrassing sport moment: Getting hit in the eye more than once with the volleyball and having to wear goggles to protect me.
One thing people would be surprised to know about me: I was blessed to survive Kawasaki blood disease when I was five years old.
My hidden talent is: Singing
What is that one thing you can't do without: Christian music
If I could travel anywhere in the world, I would go to: Rome, Italy because I would love to see all the beautiful architecture
My hobbies are: Listening to music
My biggest fear is: Sharks
If I were a crayon, I would be this color: Purple
Professional athlete: Rajon Rondo
Pro sports team: Boston Celtics
Food: Tex Mex
Flavor of ice cream: Cookies and Cream
Coach Pierre Quote: When he sings "Don't let the ball go down"
Pizza Topping: Chicken
Day of the Week: Friday