Abhilashsa Vishwanath played on the Tennessee State women’s tennis team for four seasons, leading the team in singles victories as a freshman and amassing 45 singles wins over her time in blue and white. She received three straight Medal of Honor awards and maintained a 4.0 GPA throughout her career. Vishwanath earned a bachelor of science in Psychology while minoring in Philosophy and will continue her education at the University of Arizona. She shared her college experience with tsutigers.com.
TSUTigers: Talk about your overall TSU experience.
A: In one word: Eventful.
TSUTigers: What do you love most about TSU?
A: The people are the best part of TSU.
TSUTigers: What will you miss most about TSU?
A: The wonderful faculty and friends.
TSUTigers: What is your most memorable moment in your sport at TSU?
A: My last semester with my teammates.
TSUTigers: What is your most memorable non-sport moment at TSU?
A: The research experience with the psychology department.
TSUTigers: What are some accomplishments/goals that you reached at TSU?
A: Researcher of the Year Award, McDonald Williams Senior Award, and Outstanding Post Award
TSUTigers: Do you have a favorite TSU fan/supporter? If so, who?
A: Mr. G and Dave Miller
TSUTigers: What advice would you give to incoming freshman?
A: Enjoy your college experience
TSUTigers: What was your most challenging class at TSU?
A: Cognitive and Affective Basis of Behavior
TSUTigers: Who was your favorite professor?
A: Dr. Joshua Shive and Dr. Charles Bowie.
TSUTigers: What organizations were you a part of outside of your sport?
A: Golden Key Honors Society and University Honors Council
TSUTigers: Who have been the most influential people to you at TSU?
A: Dr. Jackson
TSUTigers: What’s next for you?
A: I’ll be entering the PhD program in psychology at the University of Arizona.
TSUTigers: Once you are an alumna, how will you stay connected with TSU?
A: Visit during homecoming.
TSUTigers: What do you know now that you didn’t know coming in as a freshman?
A: You can choose your path.
TSUTigers: What have you learned at TSU that you will keep with you for the rest of your life?
A: It isn’t good or bad, it just is.
TSUTigers: Is there anything else that you would like to say to the TSU family?
A: Love you all!