Athlete Showcase: Buchanan’s Jade Mosier

Published 8:35 am Friday, December 4, 2015

Jade Mosier is a senior on the Buchanan girls basketball team.

What has been one of your greatest

accomplishments as an athlete?

JM: Being a four-year varsity starter for softball.

What has been one of your biggest

disappointments as an athlete?

JM: Losing to Harper Creek for the regional title in volleyball.

What has been a hardship in your life?

JM: The death of my grandma.

Who is a “hero” in your life and why?

JM: My five-year-old best friend, who was born with heart defects. She has been through more in her five years than I have been.

When are you the most nervous while you are competing?

JM: When it’s a big game and we have a big crowd. (playing Brandywine in basketball)

Describe an embarrassing athletic moment.

JM: I don’t have one.

How do you tend to workout/train when by yourself?

JM: I am multi-sport athlete who plays three different sports, so I rarely get any free time.

What other sport would you like to compete in if you were not playing yours?

JM: I play softball and volleyball as well.

Who would you say is your “biggest fan?” Why?

JM: My dad is my biggest fan. He encourages me to always do my best and stay positive.

How would you give away $50,000?

JM: I would set up an athletic scholarship fund for the upcoming athletes.

If I did not play sports, I would…?

JM: I couldn’t even imagine my life without sports. Sports motivate me.

What is the most challenging thing for you to do in your sport?

JM: To stay calm and keep focus.

If you could change one rule about your sport, what would it be?

JM: I would change fouls; you would get more fouls to foul out.

What is the best compliment you have ever received?

JM: Being told all of the potential I have. It motivates me to make sure I achieve it and not take it for granted.

What was the scariest thing you have had to do? Are you glad you did it?

JM: Giving a speech in front of my senior class. Yes, I am glad I did it, I overcame my fear.

What was the last thing you saw someone do that really impressed you?

JM: The Gondrezick sisters from Benton Harbor really impress me with how they play and how they carry themselves on and off the court.

What is your favorite hobby? Why?

JM: Playing sports.

Choose one word to describe yourself:

JM: Competitive.