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Tara Barr
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Tara Barr

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
North Wales, Pa.

High School:
Mount St. Joseph

Height:
5-9

Position:
GK

Birthdate:
01/04/1992


12/18/2012

Record 100 Penn State Student-Athletes Honored with Academic All-Big Ten Awards

Penn State leads all Big Ten institutions in Fall honorees

LION CAREER
2010-11: Has not appeared in a game for the Blue and White.

BEFORE PENN STATE
Played high school soccer for John McGlade at Mount St. Joseph Academy...Started all four years at MSJA...Captained the team in 2009 as a senior, while earning the Coach's Award...A multi-sport athlete participating as a three-year letterwinner in basketball...Led team to four-straight PIAA Tournament appearances including the 2007-08 AAA Championship at Penn State's Bryce Jordan Center...Earned the Coach's Magic Award for basketball senior year, while leading the team as captain...Named to the CWV All-Tournament Team in 2010.

CLUB EXPERIENCE
Member of the Montgomery United `91 Black squad coached by Dave Jones...Member of the WAGS "A" Flight Championship team...Squad had a perfect season in PAGS Premier Division, going undefeated, while not allowing a goal...Team was a EPYSA State Cup and Jefferson Cup Finalsts...United `91 Black captured the U-17 Indoor State Cup Championship...Participated in ODP for two years.

PERSONAL
Tara Elizabeth Barr was born in Princeton, N.J. on January 4, 1992 to Roger and Alice Barr...Has two siblings, Deirdre and Ryan...Looking to major in the medical profession...Intends to travel to Europe after graduation.

QUOTING BARR ON PENN STATE
"I chose Penn State because of the high level of academics and athletics."

QUOTING COACH WALSH ON BARR
"Tara joins us this fall as another option in net. We look forward to her development in a Penn State uniform and we think she will provide us with a valuable asset going from here on out."

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