Starting every game as a redshirt freshman, Bullard native Minta Spears is becoming the face of the Texas Tech women's basketball program. But her play on the court can't match her contributions off it, and the Big 12 conference has taken notice.
"She's a natural born leader," Minta's dad Randy Spears said. APEC trainer Kyle Heck,who has worked out Minta, added,"She pours her heart and soul into everything she does."
Minta , the youngest nominee for the award, is also the Lady Raiders team captain. All the success for the Bullard native comes as no surprise to those who know her best. "Its been fun to watch her grow and develop," Heck said. "We are not surprised that she is where she is. By the time she is a junior or senior I was telling randy she may be president of the United States."
Minta's dad Randy finished by saying, "Sandy and I are just very proud of the person she is and that she is going to be."
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