Naomi Wells wrapped up a stellar career with the TSU volleyball team this past fall. She broke the record for career kills previously held by Kelli Davis on Oct. 31 at Eastern Kentucky and has a total of 1,275 kills. A native of Huntsville, Ala., she played and started in all 31 matches as a senior and registered 371 total digs with an average of 3.12 per set. She had a season-high 23 kills in the final match of the season at home against Eastern Illinois (Nov. 15) and had a pair of matches in which she recorded 20 digs (SEMO, Oct. 24 and Jacksonville State, Nov. 8). She shared her TSU Experience with TSUTigers.com.
TSUTigers: Talk about your overall TSU experience.
A: My overall experience has been at some times great and at others tiresome, but I can honestly say all that I've been through has helped me become the woman I am today
TSUTigers: What do you love most about TSU?
A: What I love most is the sense of family that comes along with being a Tiger....You will meet so many people from different walks of life you will always feel at home at TSU no matter what
TSUTigers: What will you miss most about TSU?
A: I will miss the fans that always came to support our volleyball games as well as my family in the athletics department that I couldn't have made it without
TSUTigers: What is your most memorable volleyball moment at TSU?
A: Most memorable moment would be breaking the all time kills record in TSU history… it is a moment I will always honor and cherish
TSUTigers: What is your most memorable non-volleyball moment at TSU?
A: Some of my most memorable times were with my teammates going downtown, site seeing and bonding with one another
TSUTigers: Do you have a favorite TSU fan/supporter? If so, who?
A: I would have to say Tuamafa, LaTessa, and coach Jordan they would have to be my favorites they supported no matter what on and off the court
TSUTigers: What was your most challenging class at TSU?
A: Honors Biology sheesh that's all I'm going to say
TSUTigers: Who was your favorite professor?
A: Professor Del a Mothe -Human Sexuality
TSUTigers: Who have been the most influential people to you at TSU?
A: My coach of course as well as my second family in the compliance office
TSUTigers: What’s next for you?
A: Hopefully I will either be accepted into physical therapy school or continue my career overseas
TSUTigers: Once you are an alumnus, how will you stay connected with TSU?
A: I will come support athletics and of course actually enjoy the homecoming festivities
TSUTigers: What do you know now that you didn’t know coming in as a freshman?
A:College is easier than it looks as long as you stay focused on your goals as well as your studies you will be okay
TSUTigers: What have you learned at TSU that you will keep with you for the rest of your life?
A: I've learned that you must be an adult about your education as well as your well being, no one is going to baby you, you must take it upon yourself to stay or become a mature adult about your life
TSUTigers: Is there anything else that you would like to say to the TSU family?
A: I just want to thank everyone for their love and support while I've been a TSU Tiger, I will never forget the times we've had and I will never stop bleeding BLUE!!!