25 Destiny Spears
25 Destiny Spears
Height: 5-9
Year: Senior
Hometown: Arnold, Md.
High School: Broadneck Senior
Position: Forward
Major: Psychology
gp 27
pts/g 15.4
fg % 46.0
3pt % 26.7
ft % 63.1
reb/g 9.6
a/g 3.1

Career Highlights (All as of Feb. 1, 2018): Nighthawks women's basketball program All-Time Leading Scorer (1,356 points). All-Time Program Leader in Steals (231). All-Time Program Leader in FTM (332)... Second player All-Time to make at least 500 FG's... Ranks second amongst Newbury's all-time career leaders in rebounds (961)...Ranked second amongst Newbury's single-season leader in points (482 in 2016-17)... All-NECC First Team (16-17)... All-NECC Third Team (15-16)... Holds Game Records in points scored (35) and steals (8)  

2016-2017 (Junior): Started all 26 games for the Nighthawks as a junior. Averaged career-highs in minutes (36.7)... FG percentage (41.0)... and scoring average (18.5)... Named to first-career All-NECC First Team. Recorded career-high and program record 35 points on Feb. 2 at Connecticut College... Twice pulled down a season-high 18 rebounds... Finished one assist short of a triple-double on Jan. 31 vs. Lesley... Recorded a career-high seven steal on Nov. 29 at Elms College... Finished the season with 16 double-doubles, most on the team... Led the NECC in scoring average (18.5 PPG) while fourth in rebounding average (11.6 RPG)... Averaged 22.9 PPG in February, highest average scoring month of career.

2015-2016 (Sophomore): Appeared and started 27 of 28 games...Recorded a career year, tallying 322 points, 269 rebounds, 72 steals, 58 assists and seven blocks...Named to the All-NECC Third Team...Led the NECC in overall rebounds and rebounds against conference opponents (205)...Second amongst NECC leaders in steals and steals per game (72, 2.7) and steals against conference opponents (51)...Surpassed her career single-game high pulling down 19 rebounds against NECC foe Elms College (12/1)...Tied her career single-game high dishing out five assists against Daniel Webster College (1/16)...Tied the program's all-time single-game record for steals in a game with seven against on the road against Bay Path University (1/14)... Averaged a double-double of 11.9 points and 10.0 rebounds in 2015-16

2014-2015 (Freshman): Appearing in 25 games while starting 19...Registered 218 points, 189 rebounds, 28 steals and 16 assists...Recorded a career single-game high 29 points against NECC foe Regis College (2/7)...Pulled down a game-high 14 rebounds twice agaisnt Mitchell College (1/21) and on the road against Wheelock College (1/25)...Tallied three double-doubles on the season: Mitchell (1/21), at Wheelock (1/25) and Wheelock (2/21)... Dished out a career single-game high five assists against Daniel Webster (2/14)...Recorded a single-game high four steals on the road against Bay Path (2/11)...

Before Newbury: Two-sport athlete at Broadneck Senior High School...Played three years of Varsity basketball under Head Coach Gail Davis...Named team captain...Selected to the All-Star team and helped guide them to an overtime victory...Named Team MVP...Also was a member of the Shooting Stars and Team Maryland AAU teams...Also was a member of the Varsity track and field program...Was ranked fifth in the high jump in the county...

Personal: Daughter of Melvin and Renee Spears...Enrolled in the psychology program...Is the youngest of 11 siblings...Career goal is to become a high school guidance counselor... Oldest sibling is 48 years old...Chose Newbury for its proximity to Boston...Would like to one day travel to Australia to experience it's beautiful scenery...Fan of Skylar Diggins and Stephan Curry...Lists "Pretty Little Liars" and "Empire" as her favorite TV show.

Recent Games
Feb 3 at Elms College L, 67-66
Feb 10 Becker College W, 60-54
Feb 13 at Lesley University W, 91-48
Feb 17 at Bay Path University W, 88-38
Feb 22 Elms College W, 61-53
Feb 24 Becker College L, 60-50
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 27 16
Games started 27 16
Minutes 954 573
Minutes per game 35.3 35.8
FG 161-350 105-214
FG Pct 46.0 49.1
3PT 4-15 3-8
3PT Pct 26.7 37.5
FT 89-141 54-80
FT Pct 63.1 67.5
Off rebounds 92 56
Def rebounds 166 104
Total rebounds 258 160
Rebounds per game 9.6 10.0
Personal fouls 79 40
Disqualifications 3 1
Assists 83 46
Turnovers 93 45
Assist to turnover ratio 0.9 1.0
Steals 91 74
Blocks 15 10
Points 415 267
Points per game 15.4 16.7
Points per 40 min 17.4 18.6
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 15 at Mount Ida College L, 82-70 1 35 7-17 41.2 0-1 0.0 2-3 66.7 16
Nov 17 vs. Fitchburg St. University W, 76-74 1 34 5-14 35.7 0-0 - 3-6 50.0 13
Nov 18 at University of St. Joseph - CT W, 60-54 1 40 4-10 40.0 1-1 100.0 4-9 44.4 13
Nov 21 New England College L, 71-61 1 37 8-20 40.0 0-2 0.0 4-8 50.0 20
Nov 29 at Framingham St. University L, 72-68 1 40 5-15 33.3 0-1 0.0 5-8 62.5 15
Dec 2 Southern Vermont College W, 57-35 1 32 5-19 26.3 0-1 0.0 6-6 100.0 16
Dec 6 at Dean College L, 70-66 1 39 3-10 30.0 0-0 - 12-15 80.0 18
Dec 9 Mitchell College W, 58-51 1 36 4-10 40.0 1-2 50.0 2-2 100.0 11
Dec 12 at Wheelock College W, 62-53 1 38 5-10 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 10
Dec 29 at Western CT State University L, 118-68 1 36 7-12 58.3 0-0 - 1-3 33.3 15
Dec 30 vs. Trinity (Conn.) L, 77-60 1 40 7-14 50.0 0-1 0.0 5-6 83.3 19
Jan 3 at Pine Manor College W, 79-71 1 26 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 6
Jan 6 Elms College W, 79-40 1 32 6-10 60.0 0-0 - 4-5 80.0 16
Jan 10 Connecticut Col. L, 71-50 1 40 7-14 50.0 0-1 0.0 9-11 81.8 23
Jan 13 at Becker College W, 61-55 1 28 6-11 54.5 0-0 - 2-6 33.3 14
Jan 16 Lesley University W, 61-45 1 37 7-21 33.3 0-2 0.0 0-2 0.0 14
Jan 18 Bay Path University W, 94-28 1 24 5-8 62.5 0-0 - 7-8 87.5 17
Jan 20 at Southern Vermont College W, 74-36 1 36 11-14 78.6 0-0 - 2-5 40.0 24
Jan 23 Dean College W, 63-58 1 38 8-16 50.0 0-1 0.0 3-5 60.0 19
Jan 27 at Mitchell College W, 75-55 1 36 10-18 55.6 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 22
Jan 30 Wheelock College W, 53-34 1 40 6-11 54.5 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 13
Feb 3 at Elms College L, 67-66 1 37 3-9 33.3 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 7
Feb 10 Becker College W, 60-54 1 40 8-13 61.5 0-0 - 5-7 71.4 21
Feb 13 at Lesley University W, 91-48 1 40 8-15 53.3 1-1 100.0 6-10 60.0 23
Feb 17 at Bay Path University W, 88-38 1 40 10-19 52.6 1-1 100.0 1-2 50.0 22
Feb 22 Elms College W, 61-53 1 27 3-10 30.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Feb 24 Becker College L, 60-50 1 26 1-6 16.7 0-0 - 0-3 0.0 2
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 15 at Mount Ida College L, 82-70 1 35 5 7 12 2 3 0.7 1 0 5 1
Nov 17 vs. Fitchburg St. University W, 76-74 1 34 3 7 10 7 7 1.0 2 1 3 -
Nov 18 at University of St. Joseph - CT W, 60-54 1 40 4 5 9 6 7 0.9 3 0 2 -
Nov 21 New England College L, 71-61 1 37 3 9 12 3 0 - 1 1 4 0
Nov 29 at Framingham St. University L, 72-68 1 40 6 8 14 4 6 0.7 2 0 3 -
Dec 2 Southern Vermont College W, 57-35 1 32 4 6 10 3 0 - 6 1 1 0
Dec 6 at Dean College L, 70-66 1 39 4 10 14 2 3 0.7 5 0 2 -
Dec 9 Mitchell College W, 58-51 1 36 0 4 4 2 1 2.0 3 0 2 -
Dec 12 at Wheelock College W, 62-53 1 38 2 8 10 1 1 1.0 2 2 4 0
Dec 29 at Western CT State University L, 118-68 1 36 2 8 10 2 14 0.1 3 1 3 0
Dec 30 vs. Trinity (Conn.) L, 77-60 1 40 4 5 9 2 2 1.0 1 2 4 -
Jan 3 at Pine Manor College W, 79-71 1 26 1 7 8 3 4 0.8 0 0 4 -
Jan 6 Elms College W, 79-40 1 32 3 2 5 4 1 4.0 5 1 1 -
Jan 10 Connecticut Col. L, 71-50 1 40 5 2 7 5 1 5.0 1 0 3 -
Jan 13 at Becker College W, 61-55 1 28 3 9 12 3 2 1.5 5 1 4 0
Jan 16 Lesley University W, 61-45 1 37 6 4 10 2 3 0.7 5 0 3 -
Jan 18 Bay Path University W, 94-28 1 24 5 9 14 5 6 0.8 4 0 1 -
Jan 20 at Southern Vermont College W, 74-36 1 36 3 4 7 2 3 0.7 7 1 1 -
Jan 23 Dean College W, 63-58 1 38 0 5 5 4 4 1.0 2 1 4 -
Jan 27 at Mitchell College W, 75-55 1 36 5 7 12 3 4 0.8 7 0 2 -
Jan 30 Wheelock College W, 53-34 1 40 1 7 8 6 2 3.0 8 1 2 0
Feb 3 at Elms College L, 67-66 1 37 2 2 4 0 3 0.0 1 1 5 1
Feb 10 Becker College W, 60-54 1 40 8 7 15 2 6 0.3 3 1 3 -
Feb 13 at Lesley University W, 91-48 1 40 5 7 12 4 3 1.3 9 0 3 0
Feb 17 at Bay Path University W, 88-38 1 40 5 13 18 3 3 1.0 2 0 2 -
Feb 22 Elms College W, 61-53 1 27 2 3 5 1 2 0.5 2 0 3 0
Feb 24 Becker College L, 60-50 1 26 1 1 2 2 2 1.0 1 0 5 1
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2014-15 25 19 29.3 3.1-9.0 34.5 0.1-0.7 16.7 2.4-3.8 61.5 8.7
2015-16 27 27 34.4 4.6-13.6 33.7 0.2-0.7 33.3 2.5-4.3 58.6 11.9
2016-17 26 26 36.7 6.7-16.4 41.0 0.1-0.5 23.1 5.0-7.5 66.5 18.5
2017-18 27 27 35.3 6.0-13.0 46.0 0.1-0.6 26.7 3.3-5.2 63.1 15.4
Total 105 99 34.0 5.1-13.1 39.2 0.2-0.6 25.0 3.3-5.2 63.1 13.7
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2014-15 25 19 733 78-226 34.5 3-18 16.7 59-96 61.5 218
2015-16 27 27 928 124-368 33.7 6-18 33.3 68-116 58.6 322
2016-17 26 26 953 175-427 41.0 3-13 23.1 129-194 66.5 482
2017-18 27 27 954 161-350 46.0 4-15 26.7 89-141 63.1 415
Total 105 99 3568 538-1371 39.2 16-64 25.0 345-547 63.1 1437
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2014-15 25 19 29.3 4.3-12.3 34.5 0.2-1.0 16.7 3.2-5.2 61.5 11.9
2015-16 27 27 34.4 5.3-15.9 33.7 0.3-0.8 33.3 2.9-5.0 58.6 13.9
2016-17 26 26 36.7 7.3-17.9 41.0 0.1-0.5 23.1 5.4-8.1 66.5 20.2
2017-18 27 27 35.3 6.8-14.7 46.0 0.2-0.6 26.7 3.7-5.9 63.1 17.4
Total 105 99 34.0 6.0-15.4 39.2 0.2-0.7 25.0 3.9-6.1 63.1 16.1
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2014-15 25 19 29.3 1.7 5.8 7.6 3.5 0.3 0.6 3.2 0.2 1.1 0.3
2015-16 27 27 34.4 3.2 6.7 10.0 3.5 0.3 2.1 2.9 0.7 2.7 0.3
2016-17 26 26 36.7 3.5 8.1 11.6 2.6 0.0 3.3 3.9 0.9 2.2 0.5
2017-18 27 27 35.3 3.4 6.1 9.6 2.9 0.1 3.1 3.4 0.9 3.4 0.6
Total 105 99 34.0 3.0 6.7 9.7 3.1 0.2 2.3 3.4 0.7 2.4 0.4
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2014-15 25 19 733 43 146 189 88 7 16 79 0.2 28 7
2015-16 27 27 928 87 182 269 95 7 58 78 0.7 72 7
2016-17 26 26 953 90 211 301 67 0 87 102 0.9 58 12
2017-18 27 27 954 92 166 258 79 3 83 93 0.9 91 15
Total 105 99 3568 312 705 1017 329 17 244 352 0.7 249 41
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2014-15 25 19 29.3 2.3 8.0 10.3 4.8 0.4 0.9 4.3 0.2 1.5 0.4
2015-16 27 27 34.4 3.8 7.8 11.6 4.1 0.3 2.5 3.4 0.7 3.1 0.3
2016-17 26 26 36.7 3.8 8.9 12.6 2.8 0.0 3.7 4.3 0.9 2.4 0.5
2017-18 27 27 35.3 3.9 7.0 10.8 3.3 0.1 3.5 3.9 0.9 3.8 0.6
Total 105 99 34.0 3.5 7.9 11.4 3.7 0.2 2.7 3.9 0.7 2.8 0.5
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 27 27 35.3 6.0-13.0 46.0 0.1-0.6 26.7 3.3-5.2 63.1 15.4
Conference 16 16 35.8 6.6-13.4 49.1 0.2-0.5 37.5 3.4-5.0 67.5 16.7
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 12 12 34.1 5.7-13.2 43.0 0.1-0.8 11.1 3.4-4.9 69.5 14.8
Away 13 13 36.2 6.2-12.6 49.4 0.2-0.4 60.0 3.1-5.4 57.1 15.8
Neutral 2 2 37.0 6.0-14.0 42.9 0.0-0.5 0.0 4.0-6.0 66.7 16.0
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Wins 18 18 34.7 6.3-12.9 48.5 0.2-0.5 44.4 2.8-4.6 61.0 15.6
Losses 9 9 36.7 5.3-13.0 41.0 0.0-0.7 0.0 4.3-6.6 66.1 15.0
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November 5 5 37.2 5.8-15.2 38.2 0.2-1.0 20.0 3.6-6.8 52.9 15.4
December 6 6 36.8 5.2-12.5 41.3 0.2-0.7 25.0 4.3-5.3 81.3 14.8
January 10 10 33.7 6.8-12.7 53.5 0.0-0.4 0.0 3.2-5.1 62.7 16.8
February 6 6 35.0 5.5-12.0 45.8 0.3-0.3 100.0 2.2-4.0 54.2 13.5
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 27 27 954 161-350 46.0 4-15 26.7 89-141 63.1 415
Conference 16 16 573 105-214 49.1 3-8 37.5 54-80 67.5 267
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 12 12 409 68-158 43.0 1-9 11.1 41-59 69.5 178
Away 13 13 471 81-164 49.4 3-5 60.0 40-70 57.1 205
Neutral 2 2 74 12-28 42.9 0-1 0.0 8-12 66.7 32
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Wins 18 18 624 113-233 48.5 4-9 44.4 50-82 61.0 280
Losses 9 9 330 48-117 41.0 0-6 0.0 39-59 66.1 135
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November 5 5 186 29-76 38.2 1-5 20.0 18-34 52.9 77
December 6 6 221 31-75 41.3 1-4 25.0 26-32 81.3 89
January 10 10 337 68-127 53.5 0-4 0.0 32-51 62.7 168
February 6 6 210 33-72 45.8 2-2 100.0 13-24 54.2 81
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 27 27 35.3 6.8-14.7 46.0 0.2-0.6 26.7 3.7-5.9 63.1 17.4
Conference 16 16 35.8 7.3-14.9 49.1 0.2-0.6 37.5 3.8-5.6 67.5 18.6
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 12 12 34.1 6.7-15.5 43.0 0.1-0.9 11.1 4.0-5.8 69.5 17.4
Away 13 13 36.2 6.9-13.9 49.4 0.3-0.4 60.0 3.4-5.9 57.1 17.4
Neutral 2 2 37.0 6.5-15.1 42.9 0.0-0.5 0.0 4.3-6.5 66.7 17.3
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Wins 18 18 34.7 7.2-14.9 48.5 0.3-0.6 44.4 3.2-5.3 61.0 17.9
Losses 9 9 36.7 5.8-14.2 41.0 0.0-0.7 0.0 4.7-7.2 66.1 16.4
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November 5 5 37.2 6.2-16.3 38.2 0.2-1.1 20.0 3.9-7.3 52.9 16.6
December 6 6 36.8 5.6-13.6 41.3 0.2-0.7 25.0 4.7-5.8 81.3 16.1
January 10 10 33.7 8.1-15.1 53.5 0.0-0.5 0.0 3.8-6.1 62.7 19.9
February 6 6 35.0 6.3-13.7 45.8 0.4-0.4 100.0 2.5-4.6 54.2 15.4
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 27 27 35.3 3.4 6.1 9.6 2.9 0.1 3.1 3.4 0.9 3.4 0.6
Conference 16 16 35.8 3.5 6.5 10.0 2.5 0.1 2.9 2.8 1.0 4.6 0.6
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 12 34.1 3.2 4.9 8.1 2.7 0.1 3.3 2.3 1.4 3.4 0.5
Away 13 13 36.2 3.6 7.3 10.9 3.1 0.2 2.7 4.3 0.6 3.6 0.5
Neutral 2 2 37.0 3.5 6.0 9.5 3.5 - 4.5 4.5 1.0 1.5 1.5
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Wins 18 18 34.7 3.3 6.3 9.7 2.5 0.0 3.4 3.3 1.0 4.2 0.6
Losses 9 9 36.7 3.6 5.8 9.3 3.8 0.3 2.4 3.8 0.6 1.8 0.6
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November 5 5 37.2 4.2 7.2 11.4 3.4 0.2 4.4 4.6 1.0 1.8 0.4
December 6 6 36.8 2.7 6.8 9.5 2.7 0.0 2.0 3.5 0.6 3.3 1.0
January 10 10 33.7 3.2 5.6 8.8 2.5 0.0 3.7 3.0 1.2 4.4 0.5
February 6 6 35.0 3.8 5.5 9.3 3.5 0.3 2.0 3.2 0.6 3.0 0.3
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 27 27 954 92 166 258 79 3 83 93 0.9 91 15
Conference 16 16 573 56 104 160 40 1 46 45 1.0 74 10
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 12 409 38 59 97 32 1 39 28 1.4 41 6
Away 13 13 471 47 95 142 40 2 35 56 0.6 47 6
Neutral 2 2 74 7 12 19 7 - 9 9 1.0 3 3
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Wins 18 18 624 60 114 174 45 0 61 59 1.0 75 10
Losses 9 9 330 32 52 84 34 3 22 34 0.6 16 5
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November 5 5 186 21 36 57 17 1 22 23 1.0 9 2
December 6 6 221 16 41 57 16 0 12 21 0.6 20 6
January 10 10 337 32 56 88 25 0 37 30 1.2 44 5
February 6 6 210 23 33 56 21 2 12 19 0.6 18 2
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 27 27 35.3 3.9 7.0 10.8 3.3 0.1 3.5 3.9 0.9 3.8 0.6
Conference 16 16 35.8 3.9 7.3 11.2 2.8 0.1 3.2 3.1 1.0 5.2 0.7
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 12 34.1 3.7 5.8 9.5 3.1 0.1 3.8 2.7 1.4 4.0 0.6
Away 13 13 36.2 4.0 8.1 12.1 3.4 0.2 3.0 4.8 0.6 4.0 0.5
Neutral 2 2 37.0 3.8 6.5 10.3 3.8 0.0 4.9 4.9 1.0 1.6 1.6
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Wins 18 18 34.7 3.8 7.3 11.2 2.9 0.0 3.9 3.8 1.0 4.8 0.6
Losses 9 9 36.7 3.9 6.3 10.2 4.1 0.4 2.7 4.1 0.6 1.9 0.6
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November 5 5 37.2 4.5 7.7 12.3 3.7 0.2 4.7 4.9 1.0 1.9 0.4
December 6 6 36.8 2.9 7.4 10.3 2.9 0.0 2.2 3.8 0.6 3.6 1.1
January 10 10 33.7 3.8 6.6 10.4 3.0 0.0 4.4 3.6 1.2 5.2 0.6
February 6 6 35.0 4.4 6.3 10.7 4.0 0.4 2.3 3.6 0.6 3.4 0.4