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#15 Spencer Barks
Position: Forward
Height: 6'9"
Weight: 225
Year: Junior
Hometown: Poolesville, Md.
High School: St. Albans HS
Experience: 1 Letter

2014-15 Highlights:

• Appeared in Maryland’s wins vs. Wagner (11/14), Central Connecticut State (11/17) and
NC Central (12/10).
• Posted two rebounds vs. Wagner.

AS A JUNIOR (2013-14): Appeared in four games off the bench...knocked down 1-of-2 free throws at Virginia Tech (2/1)...appeared versus NC Central (12/31)...made season debut against Marist (11/22).

AS A SOPHOMORE (2012-13): Saw action in eight games and knocked down 3 of 4 free throws on the season... Made season debut against Morehead State (11/12), knocking down 1 of 2 free throws... Saw action vs. UMES (12/5), knocking down two free throws and grabbing one rebound.

AS A FRESHMAN (2011-12)
: Made collegiate debut with 2 minutes late in game vs. #15 Alabama (11/17)... Went 1-for-2 at line vs. Iona (11/20) to hit the boxscore vs. Gaels... Had 3-minute stint in first half in BB&T win over Notre Dame (12/4)... Went 0-for-1 from floor... Played 2 minutes late in win over Samford (12/31)... Checked in for defensive purposes late in regulation at Miami (2/1)... Tied season-high with 3 minutes late in game at #22 Virginia (2/18).

BEFORE MARYLAND - Two-time All-Interstate Athletic Conference selection at St. Albans, where he graduated in 2011... Played for former Terrapin guard Duane Simpkins... Averaged 11 points and 10 rebounds as a senior after posting 9 and 6 averages for the Bulldogs as a junior... Earned all-tourney in four events, including the IAC tourney and the Puerto Rico Classic... Also participated in rowing for St. Albans.. Bulldogs were two-time Virginia State Champions and twice named the All-Met Boat of the Year... St. Albans crew earned the Stotesbury Cup Regatta gold medal.

PERSONAL - Born in Hamburg, Germany... Parents are Duncan Ray and Tina Barks... Has older siblings who are twins, Sarah and Adah... Majoring in communications... Pretended to be Shaquille O'Neal as a kid... Sports hero is Jesse Owens... Thinks Owen Wilson should play him in a movie about his life... Advice to youngsters is "never look back unless you're planning to go that way."...Major is communication.


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