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  Devon Spika
Devon Spika

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Last College:
Whittman College

Event:
Nordic

2010: Raced in all 10 races, earning nine top-25 finishes ... best overall meet was the New Mexico Invite, finishing 15th in the 5-km classic and 16th in the 10-km free ... 16th in the 5-km classic at the RMISA Championships ... 17th-place run in the 15-km free in the Utah Invite.

2009: Qualified for the NCAA Championships, serving as an alternate due to team limits ... finished in the top 25 in every race ... best meet was the Colorado Invitational, finishing 13th in the 5-km classic and 16th in the 21-km freestyle ... was 13th in the 10-km freestyle and 17th in the 5-km classic at the Denver Invite ... placed 14th (10-km classic) and 18th (10-km freestyle) at the Seawolf Invitational ... MWC Scholar-Athlete.

Beyond Utah: Spent the two seasons at Whitman College, qualifying for the NCAA Championships both years ... finished 33rd in both the freestyle and classic races at 2008 NCAA's ... had two top 10 finishes in 2008, a 7th in the freestyle at Western State and ninth in the freestyle at Montana State ... a 2008 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District At-Large selection ... finished 19th in the classic and 26th in the freestyle at the 2007 NCAA Championships ... female athlete of the year at Whitman in 2007 and 2008 ... Canadian champion in the sprint relay in 2008 with team member Perianne Jones.

Personal: Daughter of Deborah Davis and John Spika ... has two brothers ... parents are doctors and live in Denmark ... majoring in economics ... was born in Atlanta, Ga., and has dual U.S./Canadian citizenship ... graduated from the Copenhagen International School in spring 2005 ... spent 2005-06 at Norway's Meraker Videregaende Skole.

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