BANKS ON HER FAVORITE QUOTE: "Many unpleasant things can happen to a person during his/her lifetime, and it is how one deals with things that will make or break them."
AT GW: WIll provide high scores on the bars and beam this season... also will be counted on to provide leadership...set a personal high on the bars at the Towson Invitational (2/20/00) with a score of 9.825...A-10 All-Conference as a freshman...tied for first in floor exercise at A-10 Championships with a 9.875 (3/27/99)...finished second on beam at championships with a 9.900...holds the third highest beam score and fourth highest floor exercise score in GW history.
PERSONAL: Born December 9, 1979 in Glenwood, IA...daughter of Jerry Banks...has one sister, Lindsay (17)...would like to attend graduate school after graduation...psychology major with a minor in criminal justice.
2001 SEASON HIGHS:
"That which does not kill you, makes you stronger." Neitzsche