UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. – This edition of Women's Basketball "Get to Know" spotlight for the 2016-2017 season will highlight freshman guard, Laurel Jacqmain. Laurel joins the Cardinals this season after a standout high school career at Saginaw Nouvel Catholic High.
Below are a few comments from Head Coach, Jamie Pewinski, about Laurel Jacqmain:
"Due to some depth at her position this year, the decision was made to redshirt Laurel. She is taking advantage of the year by getting stronger and studying the college game, which is only going to help her throughout her career. We are very excited to see the growth Laurel has shown in practice and really look forward to the career she is going to have as a Cardinal" – Coach Pewinski
Here is what Laurel has to say about her time at Saginaw Valley State University:
"My time here at SVSU has already been filled with many memories and has given me many opportunities to succeed. It's great to play everyday for such a great program and with great teammates. I'm excited for the years to come as a Cardinal!"
NAME: Laurel Jacqmain
HOMETOWN / HIGH SCHOOL (previous college): Saginaw, MI / Nouvel Catholic HS
JERSEY #: 24
Why did you choose SVSU?
The campus and facilities are beautiful and it was the right size school. It offers a great program for what I want to study and was the perfect fit for basketball.
What is your favorite part of campus?
The Ryder Center
What is your favorite movie?
The Last Song
What is your favorite food?
Who is your greatest inspiration and why?
My parents. They have always supported me through everything and their work ethic pushes me to be my best every day.
What is your favorite music group/artist?
What do you enjoy doing in your free time?
Spending time with family and friends
What is your career ambition?
I plan to study nursing and further my education to become a nurse anesthetist or a nurse practitioner.
Stay tuned to svsucardinals.com so you can "Get to Know" the next member of the Women's Basketball team.