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Tara Tranum

Player Profile

Bluff City, Tenn.

High School:




Outlook: Versatile post player than can play either the No. 4 or No. 5 position ... Worked out all summer and improved her game in all areas ... Will battle for playing time at the No. 4 slot with Sam Frost, Chelsey Peterson and Kelly Westfield and at the No. 5 slot with Chelsea McMillan, Kim Pitman and Sam Frost.

2007-08: Appeared in 22 games, averaging 6.5 minutes per game ... Had four points and two rebounds at Georgia Tech (12/6) ... Added three rebounds, a steal and a block at Radford (1/3) ... Notched four points at ETSU (1/5) ... Had three points against Campbell (1/12) ... Notched two points and three rebounds at Lipscomb (1/21) ... Had four points and two rebounds in 13 minutes against Kennesaw State (2/4).

High School: Helped lead Tennessee High School to three conference and district titles while earning three letters ... An all-conference selection in 2007 after averaging 7.9 points and 3.7 rebounds per game, shooting 43.5 percent from the floor ... Posted career-highs of 19 points against Sullivan East and 10 rebounds against David Crockett ... Also earned two letters in track and field and one in volleyball.

Personal: Born on June 20, 1989 ... Daughter of Pattie Catron ... Has two older sisters, Melanie and Jessica ... A communications major ... Enjoys tanning, swimming, text messaging and dancing ... Favorite food is cheese ... Favorite TV show is "Reba" ... Favorite musical artist is Lil Wayne ... Favorite book is "The Notebook" ... Admires her sister, Melanie ... Wants to be rich and famous ... An active member of the Big Green Club.

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