2012-13: Was the only Tiger to play in every round during the season ... Competed in all 10 events, finishing 25 total rounds ... Won the 2012 DSU Hornets Invite with a 36-hole score of 159 ... Boasted an 83.8 scoring average, third best on the team ... Finished Top 30 at the Gary Freeman Invitational (16th), St. John's Intercollegiate (T25th) and the SCSU Bulldog Invitational (T27th) ... Carded a season-best round of 75 at the DSU Hornets Invite ... Posted her best 54-hole score (242) at the SCSU Bulldog Invitational.
PRIOR TO TOWSON: Finished seventh in her region in 2009 and qualified for the National Championships in her 16-year old age group ... In 2011, she shot a career-low 76 at her club championships where she finished first among all female competitors ... Shot in the 70’s during several Club team tournaments in her native Germany during the 2011 season.
BACKGROUND: Native of Essen, Germany ... Daughter of Markus and Corinna Spiess ... Has a younger sister, Carolina (19).
GETTING TO KNOW LARISSA:
*Admires her parents the most *Favorite sports besides golf include hockey, skiing and snowboarding *Favorite pro player is Martin Kaymer *Favorite television show is 'How I Met Your Mother' *Favorite actor is Ryan Reynolds *Favorite musician is Adele