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My TSU Experience with Denisha Mumford
Monday, July 1, 2013
My TSU Experience with Denisha Mumford
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.