Posting Up With Jenna - Back to School
Sept. 10, 2009
Posting Up With Jenna - Season 2 // Sept. 10, 2009
All-American center Jenna Smith is once again keeping Illini fans up-to-date on Illinois basketball during the off-season. In this year's seventh installment of "Posting Up," Smith talks about her trip out to Jersey, returning to campus and going to Six Flags Labor Day weekend.
Another thing that made the trip fun was that is was my first time traveling on a train. We would take the train everywhere there! When we weren't seeing the sights or shopping, Lydia and I were dominating everyone else in Spades. No one could beat us, we are just Spades superstars I guess! Anybody want to challenge us out there? We don't get beat often, so we'll welcome any challengers! ☺ All in all it was a GREAT trip with great friends and, of course, shopping is always an ultimate plus.
On our way back we drove to Lydia's house in Cleveland and I hung out there for a day and then I flew home to the fabulous state of Minnesota before coming back to campus! Nothing like being home... ☺
Labor Day Weekend
So we got up the next morning to go to Six Flags and, of course, go the opposite way we were supposed to and had to take a little detour. Eventually, we did we manage to find our way. Much to our surprise, there were virtually NO LINES! The longest we waited for a ride was 20 minutes. Other than that we just went right up and got on, it was so much fun! They had me go on this ride called Superman. You're lying on your stomach and it's a rollercoaster...let me just say that it was quite an adventure. Amber and I were pretty nervous on some of the rollercoasters and Whitney and Lydia were playing it all cool. It's all good though - Amber and I didn't chicken out at all and ended up having a blast! We all came back and met up with Karisma (Penn), Fabiola (Josil) and Krunch (Jones) and had a sleepover. Fabiola, Whitney and Lydia all live together so it was fun to have a big group sleepover with my close friends and teammates.
Well, that's all for now. I'll check in later as we get closer to the season! Go Illini!