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Tara Shelander
Tara Shelander

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Beaumont, Texas

Last College:
Sam Houston State

Height:
5-7

Experience:
TR

Hand:
Left

Fall, 2004 (So.): Recorded a 4-2 singles record during the fall season ... Paired with teammate Andrea Martinez to post a 2-2 doubles record ... In singles play, advanced to the quarterfinals of the ITA Southwest Regional Championship in College Station ... She and Martinez advanced to the finals of the flight one doubles draw at the Lady Cardinal Invitational.

Previous College: Played one and a half years for Coach Scott Shankles at Sam Houston State University ... Competed at the No. 1 singles and doubles positions ... Recorded a 21-15 overall singles record during the 2002-03 season ... Went 5-3 during the `02 fall season and 16-12 in dual match play ... Notched a 6-11 mark at No. 1, 2-0 at No. 2 and 8-1 at No. 3 ... In doubles action, Shelander totaled a 4-1 record in the fall and a 10-13 mark in dual matches ... She was 6-10 at the No. 1 doubles spot and 4-3 at the No. 2 slot.

High School: Attended Monsignor Kelly Catholic High School in Beaumont, Texas ... Won state titles as a sophomore and senior ... Was a finalist at the state playoffs as a freshman.

Personal: Majoring in general business ... Enjoys watching movies, playing cards and any other outdoor sports ... Born on May 22, 1984 in Beaumont, Texas ... Daughter of Mel and Cathy Shelander.

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