23 Tara Padgett
23 Tara Padgett
Height: 5-5
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Freeland, Mich.
High School: Freeland
Position: G
Major: Finance
gp 24
pts/g 11.0
fg % 39.0
3pt % 35.2
ft % 63.6
reb/g 2.2
a/g 2.0

College Career:

2016-2017:

  • MIAA Academic Honor Roll.
  • Saw action in 24 games, started in 10.
  • Averaged 22.3 minutes per game.
  • Led the team with 11.0 points per game.
  • Shot 39.0 percent from the fiels and 35.2 percent from three-point range.
  • Moved into fifth place in steals on the program's all-time list with 159.
  • Finished tied for sixth in three-pointers made on the program's all-time list with 111.

2015-2016:

  • MIAA Academic Honor Roll.
  • Saw action in 25 games and started in 3 for a total of 515 minutes played.
  • Shot 41% from the three point line and 41.6% from the line.
  • Finished with 60 rebounds, 54 assists, 50 steals, and 236 points scored. 

2014-15:

  • Appeared in all 25 games with eight starts. 
  • Averaged 6.7 points per game and 2.3 rebounds per game.
  • Shot 35.4% from the field and 66.7% from the free throw line.
  • Finished with 39 assists. 
  • Second on the team with 33 steals. 

2013-14:

  • Appeared in all 25 games. 
  • Averaged 5.8 points, 2.1 rebounds and 1.0 assists per game. 
  • Shot 30.1% from the floor.
  • Led the team with a 78.3 free-throw percentage and finished second on the team with a 27.5 three-point percentage. 
  • Scored a season-high 21 points in 25 minutes against Calvin College on Feb. 8th.

High School: Basketball won two conference and district titles ... 2012 regional champions ... final four participant in 2013 and was ranked #1 in Class B ... academic All-State two times ... two-time first team all-conference and all-state honorable mention in 2013 ... three-time first team all-conference in soccer ... named to Midland News dream team and was all-state third team ... in golf was a three-time first team all-conference selection and was all-state honorable Mention ... 100.9 ESPN radio athlete of the month for golf.

Community Involvement: Volunteered with Freeland scholars, United Way Foundation of Saginaw County and at Freeland basketball clinics.

Personal: Majoring in Finance ... chose to attend Alma College because she loved the family feel you get when you're on campus, the coaching staff is amazing and the professors truly want you to be successful.

Recent Games
Feb 1 Kalamazoo College W, 80-78
Feb 4 at Olivet College W, 65-45
Feb 8 Saint Mary's College (IN) W, 62-50
Feb 11 at Albion College L, 78-62
Feb 15 No. 22 Trine University L, 87-42
Feb 18 Adrian College L, 69-59
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 24 15
Games started 10 4
Minutes 536 327
Minutes per game 22.3 21.8
FG 99-254 61-156
FG Pct 39.0 39.1
3PT 37-105 24-66
3PT Pct 35.2 36.4
FT 28-44 20-32
FT Pct 63.6 62.5
Off rebounds 9 5
Def rebounds 44 29
Total rebounds 53 34
Rebounds per game 2.2 2.3
Personal fouls 46 33
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 48 38
Turnovers 54 44
Assist to turnover ratio 0.9 0.9
Steals 47 33
Blocks 2 1
Points 263 166
Points per game 11.0 11.1
Points per 40 min 19.6 20.3
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 5 at Western Michigan University L, 81-33 1 19 2-12 16.7 0-5 0.0 0-0 - 4
Nov 15 Rochester College W, 79-66 1 19 3-9 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Nov 18 vs. Kean University (NJ) L, 76-59 1 20 3-10 30.0 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 7
Nov 19 vs. Ferrum College (VA) L, 57-55 1 20 3-8 37.5 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 7
Nov 27 at Roosevelt University L, 72-64 1 26 5-10 50.0 2-6 33.3 0-0 - 12
Dec 7 Calvin College L, 71-64 - 27 6-16 37.5 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 14
Dec 10 No. 7 Hope College L, 66-52 - 16 5-12 41.7 2-5 40.0 1-2 50.0 13
Dec 17 at Kalamazoo College W, 76-64 - 22 4-9 44.4 2-6 33.3 0-2 0.0 10
Dec 20 at Wilmington College (OH) L, 72-52 1 30 4-13 30.8 3-6 50.0 1-2 50.0 12
Dec 21 vs. Ohio Christian L, 73-65 1 36 4-10 40.0 1-4 25.0 2-2 100.0 11
Dec 28 at Aquinas College L, 71-50 - 13 1-6 16.7 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Dec 30 Defiance College (OH) L, 64-57 - 24 7-14 50.0 1-3 33.3 1-2 50.0 16
Jan 4 Olivet College W, 66-48 - 31 6-13 46.2 4-8 50.0 2-4 50.0 18
Jan 7 at Saint Mary's College (IN) W, 84-41 1 19 5-7 71.4 2-3 66.7 6-8 75.0 18
Jan 11 Albion College L, 74-65 1 22 1-9 11.1 0-3 0.0 2-3 66.7 4
Jan 14 at Trine University (IN) L, 75-48 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 18 at Adrian College L, 76-71 - 13 1-7 14.3 1-6 16.7 0-2 0.0 3
Jan 22 Illinois Institute of Technology W, 76-37 - 21 8-18 44.4 4-10 40.0 4-6 66.7 24
Jan 25 at Calvin College L, 62-52 1 35 5-8 62.5 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 12
Jan 28 at No. 6 Hope College L, 83-65 - 27 4-15 26.7 1-4 25.0 1-2 50.0 10
Feb 1 Kalamazoo College W, 80-78 - 24 5-11 45.5 1-6 16.7 3-3 100.0 14
Feb 4 at Olivet College W, 65-45 - 13 5-9 55.6 4-5 80.0 0-0 - 14
Feb 8 Saint Mary's College (IN) W, 62-50 - 13 1-4 25.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 2
Feb 11 at Albion College L, 78-62 - 19 4-13 30.8 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 9
Feb 15 No. 22 Trine University L, 87-42 - 16 4-8 50.0 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 10
Feb 18 Adrian College L, 69-59 1 30 5-15 33.3 2-6 33.3 3-4 75.0 15
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 5 at Western Michigan University L, 81-33 1 19 1 0 1 1 1 1.0 1 0 1 -
Nov 15 Rochester College W, 79-66 1 19 0 5 5 2 0 - 1 0 1 -
Nov 18 vs. Kean University (NJ) L, 76-59 1 20 0 1 1 1 1 1.0 1 0 3 -
Nov 19 vs. Ferrum College (VA) L, 57-55 1 20 0 2 2 0 0 - 1 0 1 -
Nov 27 at Roosevelt University L, 72-64 1 26 1 2 3 2 3 0.7 3 0 0 -
Dec 7 Calvin College L, 71-64 - 27 2 1 3 1 4 0.3 2 0 3 -
Dec 10 No. 7 Hope College L, 66-52 - 16 0 2 2 1 4 0.3 2 0 1 -
Dec 17 at Kalamazoo College W, 76-64 - 22 1 5 6 2 2 1.0 5 0 3 -
Dec 20 at Wilmington College (OH) L, 72-52 1 30 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 0 -
Dec 21 vs. Ohio Christian L, 73-65 1 36 1 1 2 0 2 0.0 1 0 2 -
Dec 28 at Aquinas College L, 71-50 - 13 0 3 3 2 1 2.0 0 0 2 -
Dec 30 Defiance College (OH) L, 64-57 - 24 2 1 3 2 0 - 3 1 2 -
Jan 4 Olivet College W, 66-48 - 31 0 2 2 6 4 1.5 3 0 1 -
Jan 7 at Saint Mary's College (IN) W, 84-41 1 19 1 2 3 6 2 3.0 3 0 1 -
Jan 11 Albion College L, 74-65 1 22 0 1 1 5 2 2.5 2 0 4 -
Jan 14 at Trine University (IN) L, 75-48 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 18 at Adrian College L, 76-71 - 13 1 2 3 1 2 0.5 0 0 3 -
Jan 22 Illinois Institute of Technology W, 76-37 - 21 0 0 0 1 1 1.0 3 0 2 -
Jan 25 at Calvin College L, 62-52 1 35 0 3 3 3 3 1.0 4 0 3 0
Jan 28 at No. 6 Hope College L, 83-65 - 27 0 2 2 6 6 1.0 1 0 3 -
Feb 1 Kalamazoo College W, 80-78 - 24 0 1 1 4 1 4.0 1 0 2 -
Feb 4 at Olivet College W, 65-45 - 13 0 1 1 0 3 0.0 2 0 2 -
Feb 8 Saint Mary's College (IN) W, 62-50 - 13 0 3 3 2 2 1.0 2 1 2 -
Feb 11 at Albion College L, 78-62 - 19 0 2 2 1 5 0.2 2 0 1 -
Feb 15 No. 22 Trine University L, 87-42 - 16 0 1 1 0 2 0.0 1 0 2 -
Feb 18 Adrian College L, 69-59 1 30 0 1 1 0 2 0.0 3 0 2 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2013-14 25 - 16.8 2.1-7.0 30.1 0.9-3.2 27.5 0.7-0.9 78.3 5.8
2014-15 25 8 18.2 2.7-7.7 35.4 0.8-3.1 25.6 0.5-0.7 66.7 6.7
2015-16 25 3 20.6 3.6-8.6 41.6 1.3-3.1 41.0 1.0-1.4 76.5 9.4
2016-17 24 10 22.3 4.1-10.6 39.0 1.5-4.4 35.2 1.2-1.8 63.6 11.0
Total 99 21 19.5 3.1-8.4 37.0 1.1-3.4 32.6 0.8-1.2 70.6 8.2
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2013-14 25 - 420 53-176 30.1 22-80 27.5 18-23 78.3 146
2014-15 25 8 456 68-192 35.4 20-78 25.6 12-18 66.7 168
2015-16 25 3 515 89-214 41.6 32-78 41.0 26-34 76.5 236
2016-17 24 10 536 99-254 39.0 37-105 35.2 28-44 63.6 263
Total 99 21 1927 309-836 37.0 111-341 32.6 84-119 70.6 813
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2013-14 25 - 16.8 5.0-16.8 30.1 2.1-7.6 27.5 1.7-2.2 78.3 13.9
2014-15 25 8 18.2 6.0-16.8 35.4 1.8-6.8 25.6 1.1-1.6 66.7 14.7
2015-16 25 3 20.6 6.9-16.6 41.6 2.5-6.1 41.0 2.0-2.6 76.5 18.3
2016-17 24 10 22.3 7.4-19.0 39.0 2.8-7.8 35.2 2.1-3.3 63.6 19.6
Total 99 21 19.5 6.4-17.4 37.0 2.3-7.1 32.6 1.7-2.5 70.6 16.9
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2013-14 25 - 16.8 0.6 1.6 2.1 2.1 0.0 1.0 2.3 0.4 1.2 0.0
2014-15 25 8 18.2 0.4 2.0 2.3 1.7 0.0 1.6 2.0 0.8 1.3 0.1
2015-16 25 3 20.6 0.4 2.0 2.4 1.5 0.0 2.2 2.2 1.0 2.0 0.1
2016-17 24 10 22.3 0.4 1.8 2.2 1.9 0.0 2.0 2.3 0.9 2.0 0.1
Total 99 21 19.5 0.4 1.8 2.3 1.8 0.0 1.7 2.2 0.8 1.6 0.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2013-14 25 - 420 14 39 53 52 0 25 58 0.4 29 1
2014-15 25 8 456 9 49 58 43 1 39 49 0.8 33 3
2015-16 25 3 515 10 50 60 38 0 54 54 1.0 50 3
2016-17 24 10 536 9 44 53 46 0 48 54 0.9 47 2
Total 99 21 1927 42 182 224 179 1 166 215 0.8 159 9
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2013-14 25 - 16.8 1.3 3.7 5.0 5.0 0.0 2.4 5.5 0.4 2.8 0.1
2014-15 25 8 18.2 0.8 4.3 5.1 3.8 0.1 3.4 4.3 0.8 2.9 0.3
2015-16 25 3 20.6 0.8 3.9 4.7 3.0 0.0 4.2 4.2 1.0 3.9 0.2
2016-17 24 10 22.3 0.7 3.3 4.0 3.4 0.0 3.6 4.0 0.9 3.5 0.1
Total 99 21 19.5 0.9 3.8 4.6 3.7 0.0 3.4 4.5 0.8 3.3 0.2
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 24 10 22.3 4.1-10.6 39.0 1.5-4.4 35.2 1.2-1.8 63.6 11.0
Conference 15 4 21.8 4.1-10.4 39.1 1.6-4.4 36.4 1.3-2.1 62.5 11.1
Exhibition 1 1 19.0 2.0-12.0 16.7 0.0-5.0 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 4.0
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Home 11 3 22.1 4.6-11.7 39.5 1.6-4.5 36.0 1.5-2.2 66.7 12.4
Away 10 4 21.7 3.8-9.7 39.2 1.6-4.2 38.1 1.0-1.8 55.6 10.2
Neutral 3 3 25.3 3.3-9.3 35.7 1.0-4.3 23.1 0.7-0.7 100.0 8.3
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Wins 8 2 20.3 4.6-10.0 46.3 2.1-5.0 42.5 1.9-2.9 65.2 13.3
Losses 16 8 23.4 3.9-10.9 35.6 1.2-4.1 30.8 0.8-1.3 61.9 9.8
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November 4 4 21.3 3.5-9.2 37.8 1.0-3.8 26.7 0.0-0.0 - 8.0
December 7 2 24.0 4.4-11.4 38.8 1.6-4.1 37.9 0.7-1.4 50.0 11.1
January 7 3 24.0 4.3-11.0 39.0 1.7-4.9 35.3 2.4-3.9 63.0 12.7
February 6 1 19.2 4.0-10.0 40.0 1.7-4.5 37.0 1.0-1.2 85.7 10.7
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 24 10 536 99-254 39.0 37-105 35.2 28-44 63.6 263
Conference 15 4 327 61-156 39.1 24-66 36.4 20-32 62.5 166
Exhibition 1 1 19 2-12 16.7 0-5 0.0 0-0 - 4
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Home 11 3 243 51-129 39.5 18-50 36.0 16-24 66.7 136
Away 10 4 217 38-97 39.2 16-42 38.1 10-18 55.6 102
Neutral 3 3 76 10-28 35.7 3-13 23.1 2-2 100.0 25
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Wins 8 2 162 37-80 46.3 17-40 42.5 15-23 65.2 106
Losses 16 8 374 62-174 35.6 20-65 30.8 13-21 61.9 157
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November 4 4 85 14-37 37.8 4-15 26.7 0-0 - 32
December 7 2 168 31-80 38.8 11-29 37.9 5-10 50.0 78
January 7 3 168 30-77 39.0 12-34 35.3 17-27 63.0 89
February 6 1 115 24-60 40.0 10-27 37.0 6-7 85.7 64
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 24 10 22.3 7.4-19.0 39.0 2.8-7.8 35.2 2.1-3.3 63.6 19.6
Conference 15 4 21.8 7.5-19.1 39.1 2.9-8.1 36.4 2.4-3.9 62.5 20.3
Exhibition 1 1 19.0 4.2-25.3 16.7 0.0-10.5 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 8.4
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Home 11 3 22.1 8.4-21.2 39.5 3.0-8.2 36.0 2.6-4.0 66.7 22.4
Away 10 4 21.7 7.0-17.9 39.2 2.9-7.7 38.1 1.8-3.3 55.6 18.8
Neutral 3 3 25.3 5.3-14.7 35.7 1.6-6.8 23.1 1.1-1.1 100.0 13.2
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Wins 8 2 20.3 9.1-19.8 46.3 4.2-9.9 42.5 3.7-5.7 65.2 26.2
Losses 16 8 23.4 6.6-18.6 35.6 2.1-7.0 30.8 1.4-2.2 61.9 16.8
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November 4 4 21.3 6.6-17.4 37.8 1.9-7.1 26.7 0.0-0.0 - 15.1
December 7 2 24.0 7.4-19.0 38.8 2.6-6.9 37.9 1.2-2.4 50.0 18.6
January 7 3 24.0 7.1-18.3 39.0 2.9-8.1 35.3 4.0-6.4 63.0 21.2
February 6 1 19.2 8.3-20.9 40.0 3.5-9.4 37.0 2.1-2.4 85.7 22.3
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 24 10 22.3 0.4 1.8 2.2 1.9 0.0 2.0 2.3 0.9 2.0 0.1
Conference 15 4 21.8 0.3 1.9 2.3 2.2 0.0 2.5 2.9 0.9 2.2 0.1
Exhibition 1 1 19.0 1.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 - 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.0
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Home 11 3 22.1 0.4 1.6 2.0 2.0 - 2.2 2.0 1.1 2.1 0.2
Away 10 4 21.7 0.4 2.2 2.6 1.8 0.0 2.3 2.9 0.8 2.1 0.0
Neutral 3 3 25.3 0.3 1.3 1.7 2.0 - 0.3 1.0 0.3 1.0 0.0
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Wins 8 2 20.3 0.3 2.4 2.6 1.8 - 2.9 1.9 1.5 2.5 0.1
Losses 16 8 23.4 0.4 1.6 2.0 2.0 0.0 1.6 2.4 0.6 1.7 0.1
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November 4 4 21.3 0.3 2.5 2.8 1.3 - 1.3 1.0 1.3 1.5 0.0
December 7 2 24.0 0.9 1.9 2.7 1.9 - 1.1 2.1 0.5 2.0 0.1
January 7 3 24.0 0.3 1.7 2.0 2.4 0.0 4.0 2.9 1.4 2.3 0.0
February 6 1 19.2 0.0 1.5 1.5 1.8 - 1.2 2.5 0.5 1.8 0.2
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 24 10 536 9 44 53 46 0 48 54 0.9 47 2
Conference 15 4 327 5 29 34 33 0 38 44 0.9 33 1
Exhibition 1 1 19 1 0 1 1 - 1 1 1.0 1 0
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Home 11 3 243 4 18 22 22 - 24 22 1.1 23 2
Away 10 4 217 4 22 26 18 0 23 29 0.8 21 0
Neutral 3 3 76 1 4 5 6 - 1 3 0.3 3 0
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Wins 8 2 162 2 19 21 14 - 23 15 1.5 20 1
Losses 16 8 374 7 25 32 32 0 25 39 0.6 27 1
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November 4 4 85 1 10 11 5 - 5 4 1.3 6 0
December 7 2 168 6 13 19 13 - 8 15 0.5 14 1
January 7 3 168 2 12 14 17 0 28 20 1.4 16 0
February 6 1 115 0 9 9 11 - 7 15 0.5 11 1
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 24 10 22.3 0.7 3.3 4.0 3.4 0.0 3.6 4.0 0.9 3.5 0.1
Conference 15 4 21.8 0.6 3.5 4.2 4.0 0.0 4.6 5.4 0.9 4.0 0.1
Exhibition 1 1 19.0 2.1 0.0 2.1 2.1 0.0 2.1 2.1 1.0 2.1 0.0
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Home 11 3 22.1 0.7 3.0 3.6 3.6 0.0 4.0 3.6 1.1 3.8 0.3
Away 10 4 21.7 0.7 4.1 4.8 3.3 0.0 4.2 5.3 0.8 3.9 0.0
Neutral 3 3 25.3 0.5 2.1 2.6 3.2 0.0 0.5 1.6 0.3 1.6 0.0
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Wins 8 2 20.3 0.5 4.7 5.2 3.5 0.0 5.7 3.7 1.5 4.9 0.2
Losses 16 8 23.4 0.7 2.7 3.4 3.4 0.0 2.7 4.2 0.6 2.9 0.1
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November 4 4 21.3 0.5 4.7 5.2 2.4 0.0 2.4 1.9 1.3 2.8 0.0
December 7 2 24.0 1.4 3.1 4.5 3.1 0.0 1.9 3.6 0.5 3.3 0.2
January 7 3 24.0 0.5 2.9 3.3 4.0 0.0 6.7 4.8 1.4 3.8 0.0
February 6 1 19.2 0.0 3.1 3.1 3.8 0.0 2.4 5.2 0.5 3.8 0.3