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Jillian Corum


  Ht.: 5-9
  Hometown: Knoxville, Tenn.
  Previous School: Fulton HS
  Eligibility: Sr.  Major: Business Administration

2012-13: Enters her senior campaign with a career scoring average of 80.19, which is presently the best in Pioneer history... She has posted a school-record four medalist wins during her career and her 63 rounds played are the ninth most in program history. 

2011-12All-South Atlantic Conference First Team... Competed in 24 rounds with a 77.58 scoring average which ranked third in the conference and second-lowest in school history... Accounted for nine top-20 performances, including six in the top-10... Captured medalist honors at the Agnes McAmis Memorial where she carded a school 36-hole record 71-70=141... Holed out from the fairway for an eagle on the par-four 17th hole at Link Hills in the final round of the McAmis Memorial... Ranked in seven national statistical categories, including: second in par five scoring (5.00), 14th in subpar strokes per round (2.05), 30th in birdies (43), 40th in score vs. par (+5.71), 42nd in scoring average, 46th in par four scoring (4.41) and 76th in par 3 scoring (3.38)... Finished eighth at the SAC Championship (76-81-79=236) to claim SAC All-Tournament honors for a second straight year... Team co-MVP... Capital One Academic All-America Women's At-Large Third Team (1st TC women's golfer to earn Academic All-America honors)... Advanced to the round of 16 at the 2011 Tennessee State Amateur... NGCA All-America Scholar.

2010-11: Led the Pioneers with her 80.42 stroke average, which is the third best in school history and a new Tusculum mark for sophomores... Captured two medalist titles, winning at the Anderson Invitational (76-76=152) and Maryville Invitational (79)... The two wins ties a school single-season record, while her three career victories are a new TC mark... Finished seventh at the 2011 South Atlantic Conference Championship (83-75-81=239) to earn a spot on the SAC All-Tournament Team...   Accounted for five top-20 performances, including three in the top 10...  Tied for 18th place at the Agnes McAmis Memorial with 81-79=160... Team MVP... NGCA All-America Scholar.

2009-10: Earned team MVP honors with her 83.10 scoring average as a freshman... Corum’s scoring average was the ninth lowest in school history and the lowest ever by a Tusculum freshman... Captured medalist honors at the rain-shortened Women's Independent Collegiate with 74... Posted four top 20 outings, including two in the top 10... Tied for ninth place at the Tusculum Fall Classic with 79-79=158... Finished 17th at the Anderson Invitational with 83-90=173... Recorded 25th place finishes at the Agnes McAmis Memorial (81-77=158) and the J. Ralph Hargett Intercollegiate (83-88=171)... Finished 24th at the SAC Championship with 78-86-88=252... NGCA All-America Scholar.

High School: Graduated from Fulton High School in Knoxville, Tenn…Lettered fours years in golf…Senior year team won District Championship.

Personal: Full name is Jillian Kris Corum… Born June 23, 1991 in Knoxville, Tenn… Daughter of Chris and Angie Corum… Brothers- Taylor (25), Kelly (23)… Hobbies listed include: God, golf, guitar, singing, and yoga... SAC Commissioner's Honor Roll... Athletic Director's Honor Roll... Majoring in business administration with a minor in religious studies... Member of FCA... Futuer plans include: Glorify God, love her husband, enter the field of sales in golf or medicine and eventually become a mother... Favorite book: The Bible; Favorite class at Tusculum: Human Resources with Dr. McFarland; Favorite midnight snack: Tipton's cheeseburger topped with a fried egg; Favorite musical artist: Taylor Corum; Favorite song: "Like Jesus Does" by Eric Church; Jillian can't go a week without: Josh Martin; Most thrilling moment in sports: Holing out for an eagle on the 17th hole at Link Hills to win the 2012 Agnes McAmis Memorial; Advice to kids: "Pursue Christ"; Favorite movie: “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory”; Favorite sports team: Tennessee Volunteers; Favorite color: Green; Favorite food: Hotdogs; Favorite sport other than golf: Baseball; People Jillian admires most: Her parents; Toughest player Jillian has ever played against: David Reed; When Jillian was a kid she tried to be like: Her brothers; When people first meet Jillian, they think: "I don't know what just happened."