Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
#4 Carissa Crutchfield
Position: Guard
Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Ft. Gibson, Okla.
High School: Ft. Gibson HS
Experience: Transfer

2013-14: Started and played in 29 games in her senior season, averaging 8.1 points and 3.3 rebounds per game…Led the team in assists with 3.1 per game…Scored a career-high 20 points in Arizona’s win over ASU (2/9/14)…Posted a career-high six steals at Oregon (3/2/14).

2012-13: Started and played in 29 games, averaging 6.3 points, 2.8 rebounds and 2.8 assists…Was the team’s second-leading assist-leader with 155 (5.3 pg)…Had her first double-double of the season versus Oregon (1/13) with 13 points and 11 assists…Scored in double-digits in seven games…Posted a season-high 13 points three times: Oregon (1/13), Colorado (2/15) and USC (3/1)…Had a season-high four steals and six assists versus UTEP (11/23).

Scored 10 points versus ASU (2/19)…Posted 11 points in Arizona’s win at Utah (1/18)…Added 10 points versus Oregon State (1/11)…Recorded 10 points and eight assists versus Longwood (12/20).

Oklahoma State: Helped lead her team to the WNIT title as a sophomore…Played in all 32 of the squad’s games as a freshman…Dished out a season-best six assists against Rhode Island…Earned her first-career start against Texas Tech…All four of her starts in her freshman year came during Big 12 play (Texas Tech, Texas A&M, Kansas and at Texas Tech)…Logged her first-career double-figure scoring game with 13 points against Texas Pan-American.

High School: Attended Fort Gibson High School in Muskogee, Okla. …Was nominated team captain her senior year…Was her team’s most valuable player her junior and senior years…Was named All-Conference her sophomore, junior and senior years…Won the league title and runner-up at state her senior year…Was a McDonald’s All-American nominee and Elite 8 winner for all Oklahoma players in 2010.

Personal: Born Carissa Allison Crutchfield…Daughter of Ernest and Cathy Crutchfield…Has one older sister…Plans to pursue general studies and study to become a physical therapist…Enjoys shopping, hanging out with friends and listening to music in her free time.

I chose Arizona because ... Arizona is a great school and has a great basketball team.

Career Highs


16 – California, 1/20/14


7 – USC, 3/1/13

FG Made

6 – twice, last California, 1/20/14

FG Att

14 – California, 1/20/14

3FG Made

4 – Arkansas Pine Bluff, 12/29/13

3FG Att

6 – California, 1/20/14

FT Made

4 – 4 times

FT Att

7 – twice, last Stephen F. Austin, 11/20/13


11 – Oregon, 1/13/13


4 – twice, last at Colorado, 1/24/14


1 – 3x, last Utah, 2/17/13


45 – ASU, 2/19/13