Ainsley Simms
Ainsley Simms
Height: 5-3
Year: So.
Hometown: Maryville, Tenn.
Previous School: Maryville HS

Fall 2021 (Sophomore): Simms took part in all four of the team’s fall events, totaling 12 rounds of play… produced a season-low 230 and grabbed a top-15 finish at the Chris Banister Golf Classic (Oct. 10-12), turning in rounds of 76, 75, and 79… nabbed a top-25 finish after carding a 75-75-82=232 at the F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate (Sept. 27-28)… led the team in the fall with a 77.17 scoring average.

Spring 2021 (Freshman): Simms competed in four of Tech’s six tournaments in the spring, completing 12 rounds of action… made her collegiate debut with a 78-80-82=240 at the Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate (Mar. 14-16)… delivered a season-best 236 behind back-to-back season-low rounds of 76 to open the Colonel Classic (Mar. 29-30)… took home the team’s second-ever Coach’s Award… finished the year with a scoring average of 79.83.

Fall 2020 (Freshman): The 2020 fall season was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

High School: Simms was a four-time letterwinner for head coach Mike Driver at Maryville High School… was a two-time PrepXtra Player of the Year Girls Golf nominee… helped MHS to runner-up showings at both the district and region tournaments in 2019… qualified for the All-State Large Class Division in 2017 and 2018… finished as the individual runner-up at both the district and region tournaments during her senior campaign… in 2019, she competed in the Scotland Jr. Golf Invitational… sunk a hole-in-one during a round at Black Creek Club in March of 2018.

Personal: Daughter of Jennifer Slagle and Brian Simms… born May 1, 2002… full name is Ainsley Joelle Simms.

Academic: Majoring in psychology… named to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll twice.