Will give the Lady Bears much needed perimeter shooting.
Before Baylor: Junior College - Transferred to Baylor from Grayson County College (Denison, TX) where she played for current Baylor assistant Bill Brock...Averaged 13.7 points a game last season at GCC including 116 three-pointers...Hit 116-of-281 from beyond the arc for 41.3 percent...Named first-team All-Northern Texas Conference...Maintained a .367 GPA in junior college.
High School: Graduated from Box Hill Senior Secondary College in Melbourne, Australia in 1995.
Personal: Full name is Carla Nicole Mathisen...Daughter of Anne Mathisen of Elwood, Victoria, Australia...Born Nov. 11,1977 in Melbourne, Australia...Has one brother, Christopher, who is 29...Majoring in psychology...Plans on entering the field of sports psychology upon graduation...Chose Baylor over the University of New Mexico and Duquesne University...Selected Baylor because of the quality academics and the presence of former GCC coach (Bill Brock) and teammates (Sheila Lambert & Brooke McCormack)...Enjoys going to the beach and shopping in her spare time.
More on Carla...
Here?s her favorites:
WNBA team - Phoenix Mercury
WNBA player - Michelle Timms
Singer - Dave Matthews
Actor - Bruce Willis
Actress - Winona Ryder
Movie - A Few Good Men
TV Show - Friends
Music - Everything but country
Food - Fresh fruit
Few people know that - I have a pet turtle named Maurice.
My most-prized possession - My dog in Australia named ?Jake?.
Words to live by - Do everything wholeheartedly and be sure to have fun.
The team comedian is - Stasha Richards
Most-competitive player is - Hilary Akromis
To prepare for games I usually - Shower and warm up.
If I weren?t playing collegiate basketball I?d be - Home at the beach.
I picked jersey #11 because - I was born on 11/11.
What motivates me - I want to win.