Olivia Cunningham
Olivia Cunningham
Year: So.
Hometown: Nashville, Tenn.
High School: Father Ryan HS
Major: Nursing

Career: 78.47 career stroke average in 30 competitive rounds... Career scoring average is currently fourth-lowest in program history... Eight career top-20 finishes including five times in the top-10 and four top-five finishes.

2019-20: Played in five tournaments with 10 rounds, posting a 79.20 scoring average which was second on the roster... Three finishes in the top-20 including a season-best fourth-place showing in her season finale at the Barton Intercollegiate with 81-76=157... Shot a season-low 74 in the final round at the Patsy Rendleman Invitational and finished 78-74=152 (T23rd)... Division II Athletic Directors Association (D2 ADA) Honor Roll... WGCA All-America Scholar.

2018-19: Finished with a 78.10 scoring average which was the third lowest on the team... 11th best seasonal round by a Pioneer and the second lowest by a TU freshman... Played in all 10 tournaments and tied for the team lead with 20 rounds played... Five-top-20 performances including four times in the top-10 and three top-five finishes...  WGCA All-America Scholar... Tied for fourth place at the Bob Dibble Classic with 72-79-151... Tied for runner-up honors at the weather-abbreviated Mars Hill Fall Invitational with a three-over par 75... Finished 12th at the Spring Kickoff Intercollegiate with 73-78=151... Placed third at the Buccaneer Spring Classic (76-76=152) and eighth at the Agnes McAmis Memorial (78-75=153)... Finished 21st at the SAC Championship with 82-74-79=235 (T14th lowest 54-hole score in TU history).

High School: Graduated from Father Ryan High School in Nashville, Tenn... Coached by Christy Foreman and Greg Thompson... Lettered all four years in golf... 2018: Tennessee Junior Tour (aka Sneds Tour) Vince Gill Volunteer Award recipient; Cum Laude society inductee at high school... LPGA Foundation Marilynn Smith Scholarship recipient... St. Vincent de Paul Service Society inductee (for completing over 200 hours of service at St. Thomas West Hospital)... Varsity Golf Team Captain... Led Irish to TSSAA State Tournament in 2015... Shot 72 to win Murfreesboro Invitational for her first prep individual medal.

Personal: Born Apr. 13, 2000 in St. Louis, Mo... Nickname: "Liv"... Daughter of Kathy and Ron Cunningham... Brother - Jeremy (26); Sister - Kimberly (22)... Sister was team captain for the Austin Peay State University Dance Team... Majoring in nursing... SAC Commissioner's Honor Roll... Athletic Director's Honor Roll... Dean's List... President's List... Charles Oliver Gray Honors List... Future plans: Become a Pediatric RN and return to school to get her Masters degree to become a Pediatric CRNA... Hobbies: Reading, hiking, playing piano, volunteering at her local hospital... Member of the Tusculum Honors Program... Favorite books: "The Shack" and "Ordinary People"; Favorite classes at Tusculum: Anatomy and Physiology... Favorite midnight snack: Halo Top Red Velvet Ice Cream; Favorite movies: "La La Land" and "Napoleon Dynamite"; Favorite musical artists: The Head and the Heart, The Lumineers, Echosmith, Oh Wonder; Favorite song: "Rivers and Roads" by The Head and the Heart; Favorite sports teams: St. Louis Cardinals; Favorite athletes: Justin Thomas and Rickie Fowler.