Tara Park
Tara  Park

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Pleasanton Calif.

High School:
Amador Valley

Event:
Throws

Experience:
SO


07/01/2017

Park to compete in British Trials

Will throw discus Sunday

05/17/2017

Wolf Pack set to graduate 54 student-athletes

More than 800 student-athletes have graduated in past 11 years.

07/08/2016

Nevada places 66 on MW Scholar-Athlete Award list

League-record 734 student-athletes honored

07/08/2016

Nevada places 66 on MW Scholar-Athlete Award list

League-record 734 student-athletes honored

07/06/2016

Wolf Pack well represented on Spring Academic All-Mountain West team

Pack placed 87 on the spring list

JUNIOR OUTDOOR (2017) – Threw her season best discus throw of  154 feet and 11 inches (47.22m) at the Mountain West Championships to take ninth … Competed in a total of six meets during the season … Recorded three top eight finishes in the discus.

JUNIOR INDOOR (2016-17) – Did not compete.

SOPHOMORE OUTDOOR (2016) – Set a personal record by almost two meters at the Mountain West Championships with her best mark at 48.09m (157’ 9”) … Moved to fifth on the Nevada outdoor all-time list … Logged a season’s best finish at the Aggie Open, coming in third … Recorded four top eight finishes during the season … Competed in seven meets … Served as a captain during the entire 2015-16 season.

SOPHOMORE INDOOR (2015-16) – Competed in four events in the season … Logged a top five finish at the Weber State Winter Open in the weight throw … Also logged a top ten finish in the weight throw at the Ed Jacoby Invite.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN OUTDOOR (2015) – Posted the ninth-best discus mark in outdoor program history at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships with a mark of 46.16m (151’5”), finishing in 10th place … Placed second in the discus with a mark of 45.22m (148’4”) at the Bulldog Invitational (4/25) … Collected five top-10 finishes in the discus … Set a new PR with a toss of 50.30m (165’) in the hammer throw at the MW Outdoor Championships (5/15).

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN INDOOR (2014-15) – Recorded a top-10 finish in the weight throw with a PR toss of 15.21m at the Bronco Invitational (1/24) … Also competed in the shot put during the indoor season with her best throw of 11.57m coming at the Boise State Team Challenge (2/14).

FRESHMAN OUTDOOR (2014) – Did not compete (redshirt).

FRESHMAN INDOOR (2013-14) - Did not compete (redshirt).

HIGH SCHOOL - Attended Amador Valley High School in Pleasanton Calif. ... Earned three varsity letters in Track/Field and three in equestrian ... Competed in the discus and shot put events ... Top mark in discus was 126'5'' and a 120’10.75” in hammer ... All-East Bay Athletic League in the discus in 2012 ... Ranked No.4 on Amador Valley's All-Time Discus List and No. 7 on the school's shot put list.

PERSONAL – Was a two-time state barrel racing champion ... Was a sports editor in the journalism department her senior year ... Ranked Top-Five in a national sports writing contest ... Chose Nevada because of the campus and journalism program ... Lists favorite sports moment as competing in the state track meet her junior and senior years ... Lists role model as Stephanie Brown Trafton ... Daughter of Thom and Karen Park ... Has an older sister, Kaitlin.

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