Carissa Spiker
2017-18 Women's Basketball
NO
33
POS
G
HT
5-10
CL-EXP
SO-1L
HOMETOWN
Sanger, Texas
PREVIOUS SCHOOL
Sanger HS
Carissa Spiker

At UT Tyler: Averaged 5.0 points and 3.2 rebounds per game in her first season with the Patriots… Scored a career-best 23 points in the ASC Championship semifinals against Louisiana College after going off for 20 points and five rebounds in the quarterfinals against Concordia… Had six games with double-figure scoring, including a double-double with 12 rebounds and 12 points against Belhaven… Finished the season shooting 30 of 33 (90.9 percent) from the free-throw line.

Prior to UT Tyler: Earned TGCA All-State honors and Academic All-State for the Sanger Lady Indians... Set the Sanger HS record for points, steals and assists... Also earned TABC Class 4A All-Region honors for coach Tracy Sykes. 

Personal: Daughter of Rick and Stacy Spiker. Has two siblings, Colby and Collin. 

Major: Business Finance

Career aspiration: Own a business

Why UT Tyler: The environment, location and record. 

Favorite basketball team: UT Tyler and Duke
Favorite basketball player: Michael Jordan
Favorite food: TexMex
Favorite musician: George Strait
Favorite TV show: Criminal Minds
Favorite movie: Like Mike