A four-year member of the Tigerbelles, Hannah Alsup improved throughout her time on with the Tennessee State women’s track and field team. A native of nearby Murfreesboro, Tenn. Alsup set new personal records in the shot put, hammer, discus and weight throw. In the classroom, Alsup earned OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll. Hannah graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of science in Human Performance and Sports Science on May 5. She recently shared her college experience with tsutigers.com
TSUTigers: Talk about your overall TSU experience.
A: A life-changing experience that molded me into the woman I am today
TSUTigers: What do you love most about TSU?
A: The family-like culture
TSUTigers: What will you miss most about TSU?
A: My teammates
TSUTigers: What is your most memorable moment in your sport at TSU?
A: Winning OVC my freshman year
TSUTigers: What is your most memorable non-sport moment at TSU?
A: Homecoming freshman year
TSUTigers: What are some accomplishments/goals that you reached at TSU?
A: Dean’s list, commissioners honor roll, scoring at OVC
TSUTigers: Do you have a favorite TSU fan/supporter? If so, who?
A: My mom
TSUTigers: What advice would you give to incoming freshman?
A: Take advantage of every academic opportunity because sports don’t last forever
TSUTigers: What was your most challenging class at TSU?
A: Exercise Physiology
TSUTigers: Who was your favorite professor?
A: Dr. Hamilton
TSUTigers: What organizations were you a part of outside of your sport?
A: My Sister’s Keeper, President of Fellowship of Christian Athletes
TSUTigers: Who have been the most influential people to you at TSU?
A: Dr. Harriett Hamilton
TSUTigers: What’s next for you?
A: Grad School at Belmont
TSUTigers: Once you are an alumnus, how will you stay connected with TSU?
A: Reaching out to my teammates
TSUTigers: What do you know now that you didn’t know coming in as a freshman?
A: How mentally tough I am
TSUTigers: What have you learned at TSU that you will keep with you for the rest of your life?
A: Adversity is a nonfactor
TSUTigers: Is there anything else that you would like to say to the TSU family?
A: Go Big Blue!