Tara Dines
Tara  Dines


Sierra City, Calif.

High School:
Downieville High School



Coach E Tracks The Pack

Inside look at the last cross country meet by head coach Kirk Elias


(2010-11) Cross Country: Ran a 17:13 4k to finish 22nd at the Twilight Meet ... Placed 11th at the Nevada Chase Race (21:30) ... Took 115th at the Bronco Invitational (19:15). Indoor Track & Field: Made the travel squad for the WAC Championships. Outdoor Track & Field: Competed in two meets over the season.

(2009-10) Indoor Track and Field: Took first in the 5000m at the United Heritage Invite with a time of 19:28:50. Outdoor Track and Field: Narrowly missed a top-10 finish at the WAC Outdoor Championships as she finished 12th in the 10,000m run (40:38.33) ... Finished third in the 5000m at the Woody Wilson Classic (18:47.53). Cross Country: Competed in three meets for the Pack ... Best finish came at the WAC Preview Open where she finished 22nd in the 5K race (21:47) ... Also competed in the Nevada Twilight Meet and the open race at the Bronco Invite.

High School: Attended Downieville Junior/Senior High School in Downieville, Calif. ... Played volleyball, basketball and tennis ... Served as a team captain in both basketball and volleyball her sophomore through senior years ... Named volleyball MVP as a sophomore and senior ... Named All-League in both volleyball and basketball as a junior and senior.

Personal: Majoring in community health science and wants to go into physical therapy ... Member of CSF, German Club, drama, and was a CFS Seymour candidate in high school ... Likes to read, snowboard, mountain bike, camp, shoot and hike in her spare time ... Chose Nevada because she loved the campus and it's close to home ... Lists beating a rival school in basketball by one point in the last game of her career as her favorite sports moment ... Sports hero is Lance Armstrong ... Has two siblings: Hannah Lucchesi and Tommy Dines ... Daughter of Tom and Minam Dines ... Born in April of 1990.

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