Women's Basketball 2014 – Player Profile

Tenicia Spence

Tenicia Spence – 2

Year: Junior

Major: Criminal Justice

Height: 5-3

Position: G

High School: Western

Hometown: Baltimore, Md.

Awards: 2013-14: Second Team All-CACC; 2012-13: Honorable Mention All-CACC; CACC Rookie of the Week (11/19; 1/21; 2/18)


Biography

Sophomore Season (2013-14): Appeared in all 26 games as a sophomore, making 22 starts – led the team and finished second in the CACC in averaging 20.4 points per game, accumulating the fifth most points in a season in program history – finished fourth in the CACC in total points – finished third in the CACC with 60 steals – scored 30 or more points in four games, setting a new career high of 36 points at Lancaster Bible on January 6 – scored 20 or more points in 14 games – scored in double digits in all but three games – set a new career best with six steals in a game, doing it first at Lancaster Bible and again against Felician – grabbed a season high eight rebounds against Mercy on December 9 – 12 points away from becoming the fourth member of the 1,000 career point club in Wilmington’s NCAA era.

Freshman Season (2012-13): Named CACC Honorable Mention after leading all freshmen with 17.6 points per game in the conference – played in all 26 games as a true freshman, making 22 starts – scored in double digits in all but four games played – scored 20 or more points in 12 games – scored a season high 32 points against Caldwell on February 16, hitting three-three-pointers, tied for the fifth most points in a single game in program history – also had a pair of games with 31 points, first a Georgian Court and again at Philadelphia – had a season high five steals against Caldwell, leading the team with 46 on the year – 458 points was fifth most in program history for a single season.

Prior to Wilmington University: Attended Benedict College in South Carolina for one year

High School: Four-year letterwinner at Western High School under head coach Tiffany Silver – helped lead the team to a Baltimore City championship in 2007-08, 2008-09, and 2010-11 season – helped lead the team to Region championships for three straight seasons from 2007-08 season to 2009-10 season

Personal: Tenicia Antoinette Spence – daughter of Sharvon Spence – has three older siblings, Antonio Chase, Shawntia Spence, and Latosha Chase – majoring in criminal justice at Wilmington University with aspirations in becoming a forensic profiler – from Baltimore, Md. – favorite athlete is Diana Taurasi – if she could be someone else for a day, she would be Oprah – her favorite cartoon character is the Tazmanian Devil – her perfectly prepared meal would be steak, grilled shrimp, and a Caesar salad – if she could be the head coach of a team, she would want to coach UConn women’s basketball – considers her mom her hero because “she’s never missed a beat in my life.”

Year

GP-GS

fg-fga

Pct.

3fg-fga

Pct.

Ft-fta

Pct.

Reb.

RPG

Ast.

Blk.

Stl.

Pts.

Avg.

12-13

25-21

168-453

.371

31-115

.270

85-109

.780

79

3.2

28

3

43

452

18.1

13-14

26-22

201-475

.423

47-150

.313

81-112

.723

58

2.2

30

6

60

530

20.4

Total

52-44

372-939

.396

78-269

.290

166-221

.751

139

2.7

60

9

106

988

19.0