Watten On Booth: "Tierra's desire to become aTerrapin softball player paid off in our open tryouts from the fall season. As the only participant in the tryout to be selected to the team, she has a great work ethic and mentality, while providing the team with a great amount of creative and positive energy and enthusiasm. We will utilize Tierra's incredible speed as a pinch runner and threat on the bases, while continuing to develop her skills at the plate and on defense."
Before Maryland: Graduated from Mergenthaler Vocational Technical High School (Baltimore, Md.) in 2006 ... played softball (catcher), volleyball (setter) and basketball (point guard) as a prep ... captain of her team in both volleyball and basketball.
Personal: Born April 12, 1988 in Baltimore, Md. ... daughter of Delores Nickens and Leonard Booth ... has one older brother ... majoring in criminal justice.