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My TSU Experience: Sam Gatlin
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
My TSU Experience: Sam Gatlin

Sam Gatlin was a member of the men’s golf team for four years. Gatlin twice carded a 69 at the Big Blue Intercollegiate, once as a freshman, then again as a senior. Sam’s best finish came at the BBI in his first year with the Tigers when he placed 4th after shooting a 3-under, 213.Gatlin graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and plans to move to Jacksonville, Fla., for a position in his field of study.  Sam shared his experience with

TSUTigers: Talk about your overall TSU experience.
A:  I have had a great experience at TSU – full of great memories.

TSUTigers: What do you love most about TSU?
A: The friendliness of students and faculty.

TSUTigers: What will you miss most about TSU?
A: I’ll miss my teammates.

TSUTigers: What is your most memorable moment in your sport at TSU?
A: The 2016 PGA Minority Championship

TSUTigers: What is your most memorable non-sport moment at TSU?
A: All of the time spent with my teammates.

TSUTigers: What are some accomplishments/goals that you reached at TSU?
A:  Winning a tournament as a team.

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

TSUTigers: What advice would you give to incoming freshman?
A: Be open minded.

TSUTigers: What was your most challenging class at TSU?
A: Statistics

TSUTigers: Who was your favorite professor?
A: Dr. Unni

TSUTigers: Who have been the most influential people to you at TSU?
A: Dr. Lukosius and Parrish McGrath

TSUTigers: What’s next for you?
A: I’ll be moving to Florida.

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: I’ve learned business strategies.

TSUTigers: What have you learned at TSU that you will keep with you for the rest of your life?
A: Failure to plan is a plan to fail.

TSUTigers: Is there anything else that you would like to say to the TSU family?
A: Thank you for all of the support throughout my four years. I’ll always cherish my time at TSU.