The Extra Tenth: Gina Costa

  • By Shannon McNamara
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  • December 31, 2012 09:35 AM
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This season, the West Virginia University gymnasts team will lift the veil and give Mountaineer fans a closer look in The Extra Tenth. Each Monday, a different gymnast will be featured.

The third edition features freshman Gina Costa. An exciting gymnast with tremendous upside, the Los Altos, Calif., native hopes to provide depth to the Mountaineer bars lineup.

Full Name: Gina Marie Costa

Birthday: May 29

What’s on TV: Sex and the City, San Francisco Giants and 49ers games, Grey’s Anatomy

What’s in my iPod: Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Britney Spears

Favorite Movie: Sweet Home Alabama, A League of Their Own

Favorite electronic device (phone, iPad, iPod, etc…): iPhone

Favorite late-night snack: Vanilla ice cream with rainbow sprinkles

Pop or soda: Soda

Chocolate or caramel: Chocolate

Early riser or night owl: Early riser

Bus or PRT: Bus

Swimsuit or snowsuit: Swimsuit

Facebook or Twitter: Twitter

Favorite Pinterest recipe: Candy corn Chex Mix

Favorite weekend activity: Shopping and spending time with my friends

Favorite athlete to watch in another sport: Alex Smith of the 49ers

Favorite magazine: People

Teammate destined for 15 minutes of fame: Erica Smith

Best dressed teammate: Makenzie Bristol

Teammate that makes the best study buddy: Jaida Lawrence

Favorite club gym memory: Doing a slip and slide down the vault runway

Tops on my bucket list: Visit Italy and scuba dive at the Great Barrier Reef