Denisha Mumford was a member of the Tennessee State University women’s basketball program for four years. She posted a career-best 13 points and knocked down three triples versus Southeast Missouri as a junior. A native of Hopkinsville, Ky., Denisha graduated in May with a bachelor’s degree in Human Performance and Sport Science. Mumford's concentration was Athletic Training.
TSUTigers sat down with Denisha to talk about her TSU experience.
TSUTigers: Talk about your overall TSU experience.
A: My overall experience at TSU has been a GREAT one..I really learn why we call ourselves the best HBCU in the land
TSUTigers: What do you love most about TSU?
A: I love all the new people and friends that I got to meet. I love the memories that I will have for the rest of my life.
TSUTigers: What will you miss most about TSU?
A: I will miss the faces that I have been used to seeing everyday, for the past 4 years
TSUTigers: What is your most memorable basketball moment at TSU?
A: The attendance of the White Out game during my Junior year that was broadcasted on TV
TSUTigers: What is your most memorable non-basketball moment at TSU?
A: Graduating from the BEST HBCU in the nation!!!
TSUTigers: How do you feel social networking played a role in this season?
A: I love how they promoted different events that we were having
TSUTigers: Do you have a favorite TSU fan/supporter? If so, who?
A: I would have to say it would be between Coach Patrick and Ms. Pinkerton. “Shoot it like you want, cause I want it.”
TSUTigers: What advice would you give to incoming freshman?
A: Freshmen year I would say is the hardest year because it’s all whole different world. You have to be able to manage your time, and be a student first.
TSUTigers: What was your most challenging class at TSU?
A: I would say that it would have to be all my science classes that I took.
TSUTigers: Who was your favorite professor?
A: My favorite professor would be Dr. Harliston
TSUTigers: Who have been the most influential people to you at TSU?
A: I would have to say the athletic trainers at TSU (Ms. Patrice, Monroe, Cody).
TSUTigers: What’s next for you?
A: Getting out in the real world and start making money for what I came to school for.
TSUTigers: Once you are an alumnus, how will you stay connected with TSU?
TSUTigers: What do you know now that you didn’t know coming in as a freshman?
A: That College is going to introduce you to a lot of things that you have not seen before and you have to decide on what is good for you and what is bad.
TSUTigers: What have you learned at TSU that you will keep with you for the rest of your life?
A: How to manage money.
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