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    Tara Hersey
    Tara Hersey


    Santa Fe, Texas

    High School:
    Santa Fe





    2005 (Junior): 2005 All-SLC Honorable Mention... played in 45 of 46 games, making 42 starts for the Ladyjacks... led the SFA squad with a .379 batting average, fifth in the SLC... had a team leading 13 doubles and reached 83 total bases... her .593 slugging percentage, 37 RBI and five homeruns were tops for the Ladyjacks... on opening day, went a perfect 4-4 with two runs scored, two runs batted in and a double in a 12-5 win over UNC-Greensboro (2/5)... in a 5-4 win against UL-Monroe, had a 5-6 performance with a double, two RBI and a run scored (4/9)... had two doubles in a 6-5 victory over Louisiana Tech, going 3-4 with an RBI and a run scored (3/30).

    2004 (Sophomore): Made 37 starts while seeing action in 43 games... led the team with four home runs, but drove in only 13 runs on the season... ended the year with a .260 batting average (25-96)... six extra base hits... six multi-hit games... had her best night against McNeese State, going 2-3 with three RBI and two home runs.

    2003 (Freshman): Appeared in 49 games making 45 starts, mostly at third base... hit .226 for the year in 133 at-bats... second on the team with 20 RBI... tied for the team lead with two home runs and had seven extra base hits... five multi-hit games.... career-high three RBI in win over UL-Monroe... had six errors on the year and a .937 fielding percentage.

    High School: Two sport letterwinner at Santa Fe High in softball and basketball... was voted newcomer of the year in 1999 when she was an all-county honorable mention selection... three-time all-district pick... earned first team all-county honors in 2002.

    Personal: Daughter of Jerry and Julie Horton of Santa Fe.... psychology major.