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Tara Harrington
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pa.
High School: William Penn Charter School

At Princeton — 2013-14: went 13-6, 5-2 in the Ivy League, while playing mostly at the No. 9 spot … won the second-round consolation finals in the Holleran Cup competition at the CSA individuals … won season debut at No. 6 against Drexel … three of her final losses during the team season came in five-game matches. 2012-13: earned a team-best 15 victories (15-4) while helping Princeton to first Ivy League championship since 2009 … went 10-1 during regular season while playing mostly at the No. 8 spot … posted biggest victory with 3-2 win over Harvard at No. 9 position; Tigers beat Crimson 5-4 to take over first place … went 2-1 during the Howe Cup, including win over Trinity … reached the second-round consolation finals in the Holleran Cup at the CSA individual championships.

Before Princeton — ranked No. 1 in U.S. at the U-17 level and maintained a top-3 ranking throughout the 2011-12 season … ranked as high as ninth at the U-19 level; placed 10th at U-19 nationals … placed fourth at the U-17 nationals … has consistently been ranked in the Top 10 at her age level … played No. 1 at Penn Charter and won 55 of 62 high school matches; Penn Charter earned three top-four finishes at high school nationals … served as team co-captain … earned two varsity letters in lacrosse … earned U.S. scholar-athlete honor … named Team MVP as a junior … graduated cum laude … earned first-team All-Inter AC three consecutive years.

Personal — born March 24, 1994 … daughter of Stephen and Sharon Harrington … father is involved in investments; mother is a homemaker … has an older sister Shannon and an older brother Steve … Steve is Princeton Class of 2013 and was a starter on the 2012 national champion Princeton men’s squash team, which ended Trinity’s 13-year championship reign … enjoys traveling, running and golf.

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