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JMU Student-Athletes

JMU Student-Athletes

A Day in the life 6:15 a.m. 6:30 a.m. 6:45 a.m.

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of a student-athlete ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Alarm sounds. Wake up call. - Head to the Plecker Center. - Dress, tape, extra stretch, and mental preparation before hitting the - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - weight room. 7:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m. 8:15 a.m.

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“Where Are They From?”

Virginia

Casey Ancarrow

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- Weight lifting begins. - Extra core work/stretch in weight room. - Whirl pool to get the soreness out of the body before making that walk up the D-hall steps. 9:00 a.m - Head up to D-hall for breakfast: (Some of the best food in the nation!) 10:10 a.m. - Class 11:15 a.m. - Class - Head to the apartment to relax on the couch and catch up on Noon Sportscenter before heading back to campus for the second half of the day. 1:15 p.m. - Head to E-hall for a brief lunch. Make sure to get proper nutrients to stay hydrated and energized for afternoon practice. 1:55 p.m. - Arrive at the Plecker Center to get dressed, stretched, taped and ready for practice. 2:15 p.m.

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Countries Represented Australia -1 Belgium- 1 Canada- 3 China-1 Columbia- 1 England- 3 Finland- 1 France- 3

3:20 p.m. 3:45 p.m. 5:45 p.m.

Germany- 1 Iceland- 2 Italy- 1 Jamaica- 1 Philippines- 1 Russia- 1 Switzerland- 1 Zimbabwe- 1

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- Extra film study in preparation for today’s practice. - Position meetings. Review previous practice and make appropriate corrections. - Head to the field for afternoon practice. - Practice begins! - Head back to the Plecker Center to shower and get ready for class. - Dinner - Class - Study, hangout with friends, relax. - Lights out and time for much needed rest until we do it all over again tomorrow.

Nikki Newman

Adam Bastida

Ginger Mak

Year: Junior

Year: Sophomore

Year: Junior

Year: Sophomore

Sport: Lacrosse

Sport: Men’s Soccer

Sport: Women’s Basketball

Sport: Women’s Golf

Hometown: Jarrettsville, Md.

Hometown: Catasauqua, PA

Hometown: Harrisonburg, VA

Hometown: North Point, Hong Kong

Major: Justice Studies

Major: Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies

Major: Education

Major: Justice Studies

Why did you choose JMU? “I chose to come to JMU over other schools because, overall, it had the best mix of academics, athletics, and social life. I loved every visit that I took and felt comfortable on campus from day one.”

Why did you choose JMU? “After I took my official visit, I knew it was the school for me. The soccer program has always been competitive, the academics are highly regarded, and the campus is beautiful. In the end, the decision I had to make was an easy one.”

Why did you choose JMU? “I am really close to my family and this is home. But the fact is, the women’s program here is very good and nationally recognized. The coaches and players all made me feel really welcome.”

What does having a scholarship mean to you? “Having a scholarship leaves me with an incredible feeling of gratitude for the people who make it possible. It is a constant reminder everyday, to work hard, and take nothing for granted.”

What has been your most memorable moment as an athlete at JMU? “That would easily have to be the entire 2011 season. Our team was comprised of a tight-knit group of guys both on and off the field. Our chemistry played a key factor in the success we had, making it one of the best seasons JMU men’s soccer has had in a long time.”

Why did you choose JMU? “Coach came to watch me play in a couple of golf tournaments. I could sense that he really believed in me and my abilities so I went with my gut feeling. I believed in my instinct that JMU was going to be a great university and it turned out to be true!”

What does having a scholarship mean to you? “I am very thankful. Both my parents and my brother attended here, and I was very happy to follow in their footsteps. As studentathletes, we work very hard and try to earn what we are given.”

What has been your most memorable moment as an athlete at JMU? “Being recognized at a football game for my athletic achievements freshman year, as First Team CAA and CAA Rookie of the Year. It was a great feeling to be in front of a huge crowd and being congratulated by students, alumni, and locals.”

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