The Extra Tenth: Jaida Lawrence


By Shannon McNamara for WVUsports.com
December 10, 2012 04:44 PM
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - Starting today and extending throughout the season, the West Virginia University gymnasts will lift the veil and give Mountaineer fans a closer look in The Extra Tenth. Each Monday, a different gymnast will be featured.

First up is freshman Jaida Lawrence. After her strong debut in the team’s Gold-Blue intrasquad on Dec. 6, coach Jason Butts is excited about Lawrence’s rookie potential; she could see time on vault, floor and bars this season.


Full Name: Jaida Marie Lawrence

Birthday: February 22

What’s on TV: MTV

What’s in my iPod: Rap and R&B

Favorite Movie: Love and Basketball

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

Worst habit: Over-thinking

Favorite late-night snack: Cereal

Pop or soda: Soda

Chocolate or caramel: Chocolate

Early riser or night owl: Night owl

Bus or PRT: Bus

Swimsuit or snowsuit: Swimsuit

Facebook or Twitter: Twitter

Favorite Pinterest recipe: Chocolate cupcakes

Favorite weekend activity: Relaxing

Favorite athlete to watch in another sport: Reggie Bush

Favorite magazine: People

Which reality show would you do best on: Love and Hip Hop

Teammate destined for 15 minutes of fame: Erica Smith

Best Dressed on Team: Makenzie Bristol

Teammate that makes the best study buddy: Kaylyn Millick

Favorite club gym memory: Learning my back tuck on beam

Tops on my bucket list is…: To travel the world



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