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Tara Christensen
Player Profile:
Tara Christensen 2042656
Height: 5'7"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Nanaimo, British Columbia
High School: Brentwood College

2015-16: Took part in two 3V8 races, missing majority of campaign due to injury … at the Virginia Dual the boat finished second in 7:54.7 … at the ACC Championship, guided boat to first place finish in the petite final against North Carolina with a year-best time of 6:58.091 … in the summer of 2016, was a member of the inaugural class of the Rubenstein-Bing Student-Athlete Civic Engagement (ACE) Program … traveled to Vietnam to teach academics, sports and life skills to middle school children in a summer-camp setting as part of the program.

2015: Did not experience action.

High School: A four-year participant under head coach Marie Wismer … served as captain as a senior … helped varsity 8 to a second-place showing at the Canadian Secondary School Regatta Championships nationals in both 2013 and 2014 … winner of the John Biscoe Memorial Award for service to the Brentwood Rowing Club … elected to take part in the 2012 BC Summer Games.

Personal: Born February 14, 1996 … daughter of Jennifer Leslie and Blair Christensen … has a younger sister, Amy … mother coaches high school girls’ volleyball and basketball.

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