|Hometown:||San Antonio, Texas|
|High School:||MacArthur HS|
|Previous College:||Blinn Junior College|
2011-12 (SOPHOMORE): Played in 27 games for the Islanders … averaged 5.3 points per game in 17.3 minutes … chipped in 10 points including two from 3-point land against Missouri (11/12) in her first career start ... went 4-of-4 from behind the line ... posted 12 points and grabbed four rebounds off the bench in 28 minutes of play against Arkansas State (11/20) ... scored 14 points, including 3-of-8 from behind the arc against Houston Baptist (11/26) ... posted 15 points off the bench against North Texas (12/3) for her fourth double-digit scoring game … went 4-of-6 from behind the arc and grabbed five rebounds while adding two assists in 24 minutes ... registered 11 points and a season-high seven rebounds in 29 minutes at Indiana (12/27) ... tallied eight points, including a season-high 5-of-8 from the line at McNeese State (1/7) and dished out a season-high three assists ... registered a season-best 16 points including a career-high five from behind the arc against Southeastern La. (1/14).
Prior to Texas A&M – Corpus Christi: Played at Blinn Junior College in Brenham, Texas, for coach Jeff Jenkins … led her team to an 18-13 record while beating three ranked teams … averaged 10 points per game … carried a 3.6 grade point average.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played at MacArthur High School in San Antonio, Texas, for coach Jessica Meador … led her team to a 24-8 finish her senior year … finished as co-district champs and bi-district champs … averaged 14 points, tallied five rebounds and dished out three assists with 1.5 steals … named First Team All-District, NEISD All-Tournament, Lone Star All-Star and TABC All-Star in 2010 … earned MVP honors during her final two years … lettered in track two years … won two AAU national championships sponsored by Michael T. White while a member of the San Antonio Heat … won the shooting competition at George (Iceman) Gervin Scoring camp.
PERSONAL: Born Marquesha Anderson-Sparks on Aug. 24, 1992, in San Fernando Valley State in Calif. … parents are Freeman Sparks and Kimberly Anderson … has three siblings, Monique, Miryia and Marshawn … major is communication.