Athletics News

Colonial of the Week - Tara Booker

Dec. 6, 2010

Name: Tara Booker
Sport: Women's Basketball
Class: Junior
Pos.: Forward/Guard
Hometown: Galloway, NJ
High School: Absegami

Booker averaged a team-high 14.0 points on 48.3 percent shooting, including 8-for-18 shooting from three-point range, 6.0 rebounds and 1.7 steals to help GW to a 2-1 week. Booker scored a career-high 19 points and added eight rebounds, three steals and two blocks in the Colonials' 54-44 victory over Ohio on Tuesday. She then made four 3-pointers en route to 15 points and seven boards in a double-overtime loss at Marshall on Thursday, before finishing the week with eight points, three rebounds, three assists and two steals in a comeback win against George Mason. With the eight 3-pointers this week, Booker moved into a tie for 13th all-time at GW with 70 career made 3-pointers. Booker's stats for the week: three games, 42 points on 14-of-29 field goals (.483), 8-of-18 three-point shooting (.444), 18 rebounds, five steals, three assists and two blocks in 97 minutes.