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17   Tara Roenicke
Tara Roenicke

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Alta Loma, Calif.

High School:
Los Osos HS

Last College:
Houston

Height:
5-11

Position:
S


12/04/2012

Okpala named first-team All-Region; Roenicke and Johnson merit honorable mention

All three players were first-team All-Big West selections.

11/27/2012

Gimmillaro named Coach of the Year; 49ers place four on All-Big West conference teams

Johnson, Okpala and Roenicke all named first-team All-Region.

11/24/2012

49ers dispatch Cal Poly 3-0 for seventh straight win

Chisom Okpala led the 49ers with 13 kills on .346 hitting.

11/23/2012

49ers prevail in thrilling five-set comeback at UCSB

Janisa Johnson finishes with a double-double for the ninth straight match.

11/20/2012

49ers finish regular season at UCSB, Cal Poly

Long Beach State has a one-game lead for second-place with two games to play.

Long Beach State (2011): Played in one match during the 2011 season, making a kill on six attempts with two digs against SMU as an outside hitter (9/9) ... Missed the first weeks of the season with USA Beach Volleyball.

Houston (2009): The starting setter for Houston as a true freshman ... Started all but one match and played in 110 sets ... Made 1,041 assists and 69 kills on .254 hitting ... Averaged 9.65 assists per set ... Third on the team with 231 digs, averaging 2.10 per set ... Made 10 aces in her first full season.

Sand Volleyball: Has an extensive sand volleyball resume ... Reached the individual national championships with Caitlin Ledoux during the inaugural NCAA season in 2012 ... Earned All-American honors ... Ranked No. 1 overall for U21 with Summer Ross prior to the 2011 season ... Participated in the 2011 women's FIVB World Tour ... Won the 2010 U21 FIVB World Championships in Alanya, Turkey ... Finished in fourth place at the women's FIVB Exhibition in South Korea as the only junior team entered ... Also won FIVB World Championships at the U19 level in 2007 and 2008 ... Has been on the USA Junior National Team for the last five years.

Los Osos High School: A four-year letterwinner at Los Osos ... Named the team's MVP three times ... Led the Grizzlies to the CIF playoffs four times, reaching the quarterfinals as a senior ... Named the All-Inland Valley Player of the Year ... A first-team All-CIF selection and the MVP of the Baseline League ... A Prep Volleyball Senior Ace, No. 93 in 2009.

Personal: Born in Glendora, Calif ... Mother is Debbie Roenicke ... Graduated Cum Laude from Los Osos High School ... Brother Bryce leads a long list of family members in baseball, playing in college ... Uncle Ron Roenicke is the manager of the Milwaukee Brewers ... Also has four cousins playing collegiate or professional baseball ... Recruited by USC, UCLA, Hawaii, Florida State and Cal Poly ... Majoring in marketing.

Career Highs (at LBSU):
Kills: 1, vs. SMU (9/9/11)
Total Attacks: 6, vs. SMU (9/9/11)
Digs: 2, vs. SMU (9/9/11)
Assists:
Aces:
Block Solo:
Block Assists:

Career Statistics
Year S K K/S E TA PCT AST A/S SA D D/S BS BA TB/S
2009* 110 69 0.63 24 177 .254 1061 9.65 10 231 2.10 3 44 0.43
2011 1 1 1.00 1 6 .000 0 0.00 0 2 2.00 0 0 0.00
Totals 111 70 0.63 25 183 .245 1061 9.55 10 233 2.09 3 44 0.42

*2009 at Houston

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