Cowgirls hit three home runs; fall 9-7 to KU
Softball snaps six-game losing streak.
Batted a team-high .625 in the fall season with 10 hits in 16 at-bats ... hit a double and a home run and accounted for nine runs batted in ... had an .875 slugging percentage ... went 2-for-3 against St. Gregory's with a home run and four RBIs.
as a sophomore in 2012
Was named Academic All-Big 12 Honorable Mention for her work in the classroom ... played in 29 games and started 24, 23 behind the plate and one as the designated player ... batted .169 with 12 hits in 71 at-bats ... included three doubles and a home run, leading to a .254 slugging percentage ... also recorded 10 RBIs and five runs scored ... walked on eight occasions, contributing to a .253 on-base percentage ... went 2-for-4 against Northwestern on Feb. 24 ... hit a two-run double against BYU on Feb. 23 ... went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and two RBIs and a double against Tulsa on March 7 ... went 2-for-4 with a double against LSU on March 4 ... threw out five of 30 runners attempting to steal ... finished with three multiple-RBI games, third most on the team.
as a freshman in 2011
Played in 26 games as a freshman, starting four behind the plate and seven as the designated player ... compiled 10 hits, including a double and a home run, and had nine RBIs... hit .500 with the bases loaded ... hit a solo home run in her first collegiate at-bat against Cal State-Fullerton ... hit a bases-loaded double in the sixth inning against No. 5 Tennessee to score two, giving OSU the lead and eventually the win, advancing the Cowgirls to the Super Regionals.
Played for Toni Foti and the Canadian Junior National team during the summer of 2009 ... traveled to Prague and played in the Youth World Championship and took sixth place ... Played for Mark Smith and the Canadian Senior National team during the summer of 2008.
at Oswego East High
Lettered four years under coach Danielle Lee ... was team captain for two years ... twice named all-conference ... named all-area four times ... was the Beacon News' Player of the Year for 2010 ... batted .487 her junior season ... played summer ball for the New Lenox Lightning Gold under coach Jim Abbott.
Born on May 13, 1992, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Tarah is the daughter of Dawn and Roger Ettinger. She has a younger sister, Morgan. Tarah enjoys scrapbooking and coloring in her free time. She is currently majoring in sociology at Oklahoma State.