Tianna Miller signs with Forest Trails Sports University

Published 6:07 pm Friday, June 10, 2016

Bainbridge basketball player Tianna Miller signed a scholarship Thursday to bring her talents to Forest Trails Sports University Lady Timberwolves in Concord, North Carolina.

“Tianna comes from a great basketball program there at Bainbridge High School and I believe that she will be able to contribute to our program, develop her game, and mature as a young women,” Lady Timberwolves coach Andrew Prater said in a release.

Miller averaged 3.7 points per game, scoring 82 points her senior season. She snagged 20 offensive rebounds and 19 defensive rebounds, had 19 assists, 31 steals and two blocks.

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Miller said she was excited to become a Lady Timberwolf.

“I really like how they will help you where you need to be helped out,” Miller said. “(Coach Prater) is really nice. He will work with me. I told him about some things I couldn’t do, and he said he would help me.”

FTSU is a private university that will open its doors for the first time in August 2016.

The university’s mission is to provide varsity and recreational athletics to all students while seeking a degree.

This is done through their commitment to both academics and athletics where students can and will have the best of both worlds, according to the school’s website.