By Kelli Sharpe
NASHVILLE, TN (TSU News Service)— Tennessee State University is heading to the Honda Campus All Star Challenge National Championship Tournament. TSU earned the bid after its second place finish at the qualifying round held at Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia.
The team placed second in the tournament defeating Florida A&M, Spelman, and Voorhees College. The team defeated Morehouse College in the playoffs and lost a very tough game to Tuskegee University.
HCASC is a national quiz competition sponsored by American Honda for HBCUs. For more information see www.hcasc.com
The members of the team are:
Captain Cameron Malone, Junior, Oak Ridge TN, Electrical Engineering.
Tyler Vazquez, Sophomore, Winston-Salem, NC, Biology
Morgan Gill, Sophomore, Conyers, GA, Urban Studies
Kelley Zumwalt, Junior, Loveland, CO, History/Political Science/English.
TSU also had a second team to compete.
Darius Coleman, Freshmen, Memphis, TN, Film and Television Production,
Kara Simmons, Sophomore, Chicago IL, Biology
Aniya Johnson, Freshmen, Shreveport, LA, Pre-Med
Jada Womack, Sophomore, Baton Rouge, LA, Accounting
Journey Brinson, Freshman, Memphis, TN, Biology
The Coach of the Team: Dr. John Miglietta, History, Political Science, Geography, and Africana Studies.
Assistant Coach Dr. Learotha Williams, History, Political Science, Geography, and Africana Studies.
The team is looking forward to competing at the National Championship Tournament in Torrance, CA April 15-19.