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15 - Sarah Tarver
Sarah Tarver
Height: 5-11
Year: Sr.-3L
Hometown: Juneau, Alaska
High School: Juneau Douglas
Position: D
Major: Parks and Recreation

Academic Notes: Majoring in parks and recreation…Won GPA award senior year of high school...Golden Eagle Scholar-Athlete Award recipient in 2011.

2013 (Junior): All-Big Sky honorable mention…  Played in all 19 games with 18 starts… Scored two goals and one assist for a total of five points… Apart of a defensive backline that allowed 1.00 goal per game and recorded eight shutouts… Had a game-winning goal against Grand Canyon… Scored against UTEP for her second goal of the season… Had an assist to Haley Wingender during the Colorado State game.

2012-13 (NAU Basketball - Sophomore): Appeared in 10 games with three starts after joining the team two weeks into the season...Started NAU's first two Big Sky games...Totaled 17 points, 17 rebounds, and six assists...Had career highs of eight points and five rebounds vs. Utah Valley...Scored in five games and had at least one rebound in seven games...Shot 6-of-23 (.261) from the field and 5-of-6 (.833) from the free-throw line...Had a career-high three assists at Montana...Totaled one block and one steal...Averaged 12.7 minutes per game with a career-high 34 minutes play vs. Utah Valley.

2012 (Sophomore): Played in all 19 games with 14 starts...Earned starts in five of nine conference games...Started eight consecutive games from Aug. 26-Sept. 21...Totaled one goal for two points...Scored goal against Oklahoma...Attempted 18 shots, placing five on goal...Attempted career-high four shots against Eastern Washington...Fourth on team in shots (18)...Fourth on team with nine shots in conference play...Played a career-high 110 minutes at San Francisco.

2011 (Freshman): All-Big Sky honorable mention...Played in all 19 games with 16 starts...Started first 15 games of the season...Earned starts in four of seven conference games...Totaled two goals for four points...Scored goals against Southern Utah and Northern Iowa...Tied for third on the team in goals (2)...Attempted 11 shots, placing seven on goal...Took two shots each against Northern Iowa and Embry-Riddle...Placed both shots on goal against Northern Iowa...Third on team in shots on goal percentage (.636)...Played over 100 minutes in three games.

High School: Four-year letter winner and in soccer and basketball, three-year letter winner in volleyball at Juneau Douglas High School…Four-year starter and one-year team captain for soccer team…All-America soccer selection for 2009-10…Two-time all-state choice…Led team in scoring as a junior and senior…Played club soccer for North Stars...Also ran cross country in high school…Led basketball team to state championship in 2010…Played in ASAA Basketball All-Star game in 2011.

Personal: Sarah Renee Tarver was born Dec. 29, 1992 in Glendale, Ariz....Daughter of Jim and Robin Mason…Two sisters, Rachel and Katie…Rachel has been a student at NAU since 2009...Hobbies include hunting and fishing.