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Tara Park

University Of Nevada - Reno
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Tara Park competed on the 2012-2013 GST team before graduating from Amador Valley High School in 2013 and continuing on to the University of Nevada, Reno. She threw for Nevada the next five years, serving as a team captain for three and competing on the travel team for four. During those years she ranked fifth on Nevada-All-Time discus list. Tara also was the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) President, the Nevada co-representative for the Mountain West SAAC, and the Mountain West co-representative at a National All-Division NCAA Leadership Forum. She earned a Journalism B.A. in 2017 and is projected to complete a Philosophy M.A. in May 2019. Tara completed her throwing career at the 2018 British Team Trials competing in the Women's Discus. Despite no longer throwing, Tara continues to use the knowledge she gained as an athlete in her academic work. She specializes in Philosophy of Mind and Philosophy of Sport, constantly evaluating athletes' mental states both in practice and competition.

Athlete Stats High School

Event               PR          Date              Meet

Hammer 4k     120'11    7/12/2022       USATF JO Nationals

Weight Throw  36'1       2/1/2015         GST Winter Meet

Discus              126'5     April 2015       HS Meet

Shot Put           32'1       April 2015       HS Meet

Athlete Stats Collegiate

Event               PR          Date              Meet

Hammer 4k      50.30m    5/15/2015       MT. West Champs

Weight Throw  15.2m     1/29/2016       Ed Jacoby Invite

Discus              48.09m    5/14/2016       MT. West Champs

Shot Put           11.57m    2/14/2015       Boise State Challenge

GST PAUSATF JOs Hammer - Tara Park
GST PAUSATF JOs Discus - Tara Park
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