Skyhawk Women's Basketball | Karisma Tyson - 35

MajorExercise Science & Wellness
HometownMemphis, Tenn.

2014-15: Played in all 32 games while earning three starts for the Skyhawks...Averaged 5.5 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.1 steals per game...Earned consecutive starts against Alabama and Illinois State...Scored career-high 18 points at Illinois State...Tallied four three-pointers at Missouri...Swiped four steals against Evansville...Scored 10 points or more seven times on the season...Posted back-to-back double figure performances against Miami and Missouri...Tallied four assists against Morehead State and Murray State...Averaged 18.4 minutes per game while playing a season-best 30 minutes at Alabama...Tallied four rebounds or more eight times.

2013-14: Saw action in 31 games for the Skyhawks...Averaged 2.2 points, 0.9 rebounds and 0.4 assists in 7.6 minutes per game...Shot 42.1 percent from beyond the arc...She tossed in a career-high 10 points against SIU Edwardsville and Eastern Kentucky...Score five points or more on six occasions...Sixteen of 21 made field goals came from three-point territory...Tallied a career-high three three-pointer field goals against Eastern Kentucky in the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament semifinals...Grabbed a career-best four rebounds against Evansville and Murray State.

2012-13: Sat out due to NCAA transfer rule.

Before UT Martin: Transferred from the University of Arkansas - Little Rock … Played in seven games while starting two at guard for the Trojans ... Averaged 3.4 points and 1.4 rebounds per game ... Recorded career-highs of ten points, five rebounds, two steals, and three blocks against Tulsa and three assists against SMU …  In 2010, she played in 11 games on the season and averaged 1.1 points and 0.5 rebounds per game ... Helped lead the Trojans to the team’s first-ever Sun Belt Conference Tournament title, fourth-straight Sun Belt West Division title, fifth-straight 20-win season, and second-straight NCAA appearance ... Recorded career-highs of three points at Texas A&M, two rebounds vs. Davidson, and one assist vs. Troy.

High School: Prepped at Overton High School in Memphis, Tenn. … A McDonalds All-American and four-time all-tournament team honoree … Ranked No. 83 in the nation … Averaged 14 points her senior season while leading the Wolverines to three-straight district champions and third in state the past two seasons … Averaged ten points her junior season, 12 points her sophomore season, and 18 points her freshman season.

Personal - Daughter of Bobby and Caprice Tyson … Majoring in exercise science and wellness … Has one sister, Kasey … Born Sept. 1, 1992.

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