Colonial of the Week - Tara Booker
Senior Guard Leads Colonials to 3-0 Week
Dec. 5, 2011
Name: Tara Booker
Sport: Women's Basketball
Hometown: Galloway, NJ
High School: Absegami
Booker started her week by posting the seventh double-double of her career with 17 points and a career-high 17 rebounds to lead GW to a come-from-behind overtime victory over Old Dominion on Nov. 30. She followed that performance with a pair of impressive games at the Navy Classic, garnering All-Tournament team honors after averaging 9.5 points and 2.5 rebounds in wins over Maine and Houston Baptist last weekend.
Booker hit 7-of-13 three-point attempts at the Navy Classic. For the week she shot .542 (13-of-24) from the floor and a blistering 60 percent (9-of-15) from downtown, averaging 12 points and 7.3 rebounds. Booker also earned PickinSplinters.com's Performer of the Week, Honorable Mention award.