|Anita Jackson 16
GENERAL:Tremendous leaper who has a bright future with program...Possesses great raw talent, and a will to win...Great blocker...Expected to develop into a real threat in the middle of the front row.
2012: Played in four matches....Killed three of her five attacks vs. St. Francis (N.Y.) (9/1)
2011: Did not play.
BEFORE SIENA: Lettered in volleyball, basketball, soccer and track at Scarsdale...An All-League Honorable Mention selection in volleyball as a senior.
PERSONAL: Born January 6, 1993...Daughter of Curtis Jackson and Beverley Sheppard...Has worked with Jack and Jill of America Westchester Chapter since 1996...
PIERRE ON JACKSON:"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."
GETTING TO KNOW ANITA:
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
Reality TV show: Anything on HGTV
Class at Siena: Business Law
Vacation spot: Hilton Head Island
Sports Team: Spurs
Type of ice cream:mint chocolate chip
Phone app: Instagram
Movie: The Waterboy/Matilda
Song:All Miguel songs