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Anita Jackson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Scarsdale, N.Y.

High School:
Scarsdale

Height:
5-10

Position:
MH


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GENERAL:
  • Tremendous leaper with a great work rate
  • Possesses great raw talent, and a will to win
  • Excellent at the net
  • Expected to see increased action in the middle as an upperclassman if healthy

2013:
  • Appeared in 14 matches and 28 sets
  • Collected season-high five kills and two blocks at Texas A$M (9/12)
  • Had four kills in win over Saint Peter's (10/12), but missed rest of season with an injury

2012:
  • Played in four matches
  • Killed three of her five attacks vs. St. Francis (N.Y.) (9/1)

2011:
  • Red-shirted

BEFORE SIENA:
  • Lettered in volleyball, basketball, soccer and track at Scarsdale
  • An All-League Honorable Mention selection in volleyball as a senior

PERSONAL/COMMUNITY:
  • Daughter of Curtis Jackson and Beverley Sheppard
  • Has worked with Jack and Jill of America Westchester Chapter since 1996

COACH PIERRE SAYS:
    "Anita has made a lot of progress since she arrived. She contacts the ball really high, and with added confidence, she could be a factor. Last year, she saw her season cut short, but I'm confident she can return and be a difference maker."

GETTING TO KNOW ANITA:
    Nickname: Nita
    Major: Economics, management minor
    What I like most about Siena: My team!!
    What I like most about Coach Pierre: His personality
    Another Siena sport I follow: All of them!
    Best moment of the previous season: Making it to finals
    My goal for the upcoming season: Strengthen my left leg and get better at blocking
    My biggest fear is: Losing my closest friends and family
    My hobbies are: Sports and art
    What is one thing you can't live without: My family
    If I could travel anywhere, I would go to: Greece
    If I was stuck on a deserted island, the one thing I would bring: A plane with a full tank of gas
    My biggest fan: My mom
    My before game/meet routine: Dance
    Most embarrassing moment: Tripping in a layup line in front of over a thousand people
    Person I look up to the most: My mom
    Sport/position I always wanted to try: The trapeze
    My dream car: A car that turns into a boat
    Future Plans: Be successful and happy

    FAVORITES

    Reality TV show: Anything on HGTV
    Class at Siena: Business Law
    Vacation spot: Hilton Head Island
    Color: Aqua
    Sports Team: Spurs
    Website: http://ajacks1693.wix.com/anitajackson
    Type of ice cream:mint chocolate chip
    Phone app: Instagram
    Animal: Dogs
    Movie: The Waterboy/Matilda
    Song:All Miguel songs

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