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Meet Jade Geif

Jade Geif

Jan. 10, 2013

About Jade
Hometown Lakeville, Minn.
Class Junior
Position Forward
Height 6-0
Major Economics
Military Service Interest Marine Corps - Ground
Stefanie Pemper Says: “Jade enters this season incredibly fit and ready to withstand the rigors of being every opponents’ focal point. Certainly we’ll diversify our attack on the offensive end and not go to her every time down the floor, but no matter what we do she’ll play a part even if it’s as a decoy. Jade is skilled at scoring, passing, handling the ball, setting good screens, rebounding, hitting free throws, executing the game plan and playing tough defense. Her ‘cherry on top’ is being able to hit 16-footers consistently and she’s getting there. I love her efforts to make her teammates better this year with her leadership.”

My First Memory of Basketball: Playing my 14-year-old brother in our gravel driveway when I was 5


Best Player I Ever Faced: Elena Delle Donne


Favorite Sports Movie: Miracle


Best Sporting Event Ever Attended: Minnesota Timberwolves vs Lakers


Favorite Pro Athlete: Candace Parker


One Word to Describe My Game: Competitive


Sweetest Victory as an Athlete: Victory at Lehigh sophomore year


Teammate Most Likely to Be in the Navy for 20 Years: Peri Curtis


Favorite Class at Navy: Martial Arts


Best Part About Living in Annapolis: Close to the water and a lot of stores and restaurants


How I Unwind at USNA: Watch cartoons


My Proudest Moment as a Midshipman: Winning two basketball championships


My Role Model: My mom


Favorite Website: Super funny!


Magazine Cover I’d Like to Be On: ESPN of course!


Most Famous Person I Ever Met: Pat Summitt! (I was star struck.)


Place I’d Like to Visit: The Bahamas


My Dream Job is: Heavy equipment operator


Best Book I Have Ever Read: Tell No One


Best Concert I Ever Attended: Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan, they are my favorite artists!


My Hometown is Famous For: Our two huge high schools


Favorite Meal: Sloppy Joes and deep fried candy bars for desert :)


First Word That Comes to Mind When I Think About Home: Family


Favorite TV Character: Jackson from Sons of Anarchy


Three Songs I Know Every Word to: Real Good Man – Tim McGraw, Little Bit of Life – Craig Morgan, Friends in Low Places – Garth Brooks


Siblings’ Names: Shanda and Nick


Favorite Family Tradition: State Fair and eating all the deep friend foods!


Non-physical Trait I Proudly Inherited From My Mom or Dad: The way I say, “Whaaat??” when people are calling for me


One Possession I Cannot Live Without: Music


When I Want to Look Sassy, I Wear My: Cowboy boots!


Favorite Celebrity: Channing Tatum


Happiest Childhood Memory: For a birthday present my mom bought me a Barbie car and parked it in the garage



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