My TSU Experience with Cameron Scitern
Monday, June 10, 2013
My TSU Experience with Cameron Scitern
Cameron Scitern was a member of the Tennessee State University men’s golf team for four years. He concluded a stellar career at TSU by being named to the 2013 All-OVC men’s golf team as well as the All-Tournament team as a senior. He posted the best scoring average on the team for the past two seasons. During his senior campaign, he averaged an OVC fifth-best 72.7 while garnering two, top-five and three, top-10 finishes.

The Rockdale, Texas native served as captain for the Tigers this season and was the first golfer to be named to the All-OVC team since 2010. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in HPSS in May 2013.

TSUTigers sat down with Cameron to talk about his TSU experience.

TSUTigers: Talk about your overall TSU experience.

A: My overall TSU experience was awesome. I was able to grow as an individual in the classroom, golf course, and socially. My 4 years at TSU were the best years of my life.

TSUTigers: What do you love most about TSU?

A: I love the family atmosphere that TSU provides. 

TSUTigers: What will you miss most about TSU?

A: I will miss the athletic department, talking to all the coaches about upcoming events, media, and teammates.

TSUTigers: What is your most memorable golf moment at TSU?

A:  When my name was called at the OVC tournament that I had made my goal of first team all-conference.

TSUTigers: What is your most memorable non-golf moment at TSU?

A: Watching TSU softball compete.

TSUTigers: How do you feel social networking played a role in this season?

A: I feel social networking never helped me personally because I never let it play a role in my time at TSU. I chose to be more reserved personally, but I did enjoy getting updates on twitter about sporting events going on within TSU athletics.

TSUTigers: Do you have a favorite TSU fan/supporter? If so, who?

A: I would most definitely say my parents were my favorite TSU fans. Although they were not able to watch me compete a lot of times, they were always with me through my whole journey at TSU.

TSUTigers: What advice would you give to incoming freshman?

A: Stay focused on what is important like academics and your sport and everything will work itself out.

TSUTigers: What was your most challenging class at TSU?

A: Biology or Anatomy/ Physiology

TSUTigers: Who was your favorite professor?

A: Dr. Essam Hamido, Coach Jason Smith, and Mrs. Wrye

TSUTigers: What organizations were you a part of outside of golf?


TSUTigers: Who have been the most influential people to you at TSU?

A: Dr. Essam Hamido

TSUTigers: What’s next for you?

A: I will be looking to become an assistant golf coach at the collegiate level.

TSUTigers: Once you are an alumnus, how will you stay connected with TSU?

A: I will stay connected by social networking and talking to my friends, teammates, and coaches.

TSUTigers: What do you know now that you didn’t know coming in as a freshman?

A: I now know that I have memories and friends at TSU that I will never forget.

TSUTigers: What have you learned at TSU that you will keep with you for the rest of your life?

A: Cherish relationships that I have made and be proud to call myself a TSU alum.

TSUTigers: Is there anything else that you would like to say to the TSU family?

A: I just want to say thank you for the great memories and for giving me a great opportunity to represent THE BLUE.