Thursday, March 31, 2011

March Athlete of the Month: Tara Campbell

Tara Campbell

Birth date: July 21, 1983
Position: 2m Guard
Height: 6’0Weight:170lbs
Handedness: Right
Canadian Club: DDO
Hometown: Baie D’Urfe, Quebec
Current Residence: Montreal, Quebec
Education: Bachelors Degree - Business Administration, Finance
Years on the National Team: 5

Check her video out on: YouTube

A dominating center defence with a powerful shot, Tara first represented Canada at the 2001 World Junior Championships in Perth, Australia where the team finished eighth. Not satisfied with that result, Tara tried again two years later and this time she help Canada earn the gold medal at the 2003 Junior World Championships in Calgary, Alberta.
Tara made her debut with the senior team at the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester, England and has been a fixture in the lineup since the World Championship bronze medal performance in Montreal in 2005.
After winning the Junior Worlds, Tara decided to focus more on school and played for CSU Long Beach in California. She earned her degree in Business Administration with a major in Finance.
When not in the pool, Tara’s favorite pastime is shopping.

2000 – Youth National Championship – 1st
2001 – Youth National Championship – 1st
2001 – Junior National Championship – 1st
2002 – Junior National Championship – 1st
2004 – Senior National Championship – 1st
2007 – Senior National Championship – 1st
MVP – 2002 Junior National Championships

2002 Commonwealth Games (Manchester, England) - 2nd
2003 Junior FINA World Aquatic Championships (Calgary, Alberta) -1st
2005 FINA World Aquatic Championships (Montreal, Quebec) - 3rd
2006 Commonwealth Games (Perth, Australia) - 2nd
2007 FINA World Aquatic Championships (Melbourne, Australia) - 6th
2009 FINA World League Super Finals (Kirishi, Russia) - 2nd
2009 FINA World Aquatic Championships (Rome, Italy) - 2nd 

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