On Foran: One of several defensive players who will have an opportunity to step up and make an impact for the Terps this season … has a great check, good defensive positioning, and is a smart defender … a strong player with experience (has played in 42 games in her career).
2000 (Junior): Saw action in every game (20) except one … scooped up seven ground balls and caused 12 turnovers.
1999 (Sophomore): Played in 16 of the Terps’ 21 games … her lone goal came against Towson (4/7) … took three shots that day — the only three she took all year … ACC Academic Honor Roll in 1999 … she caused three turnovers and collected three ground balls.
1998 (Freshman): Appeared in six games … collected one ground ball … also forced one caused turnover.
Prep: Hails from St. Mary’s High School, the same alma mater as ex-Terps Missy Holmes and Randall Goldsborough … a three-sport athlete at St. Mary’s, earning four letters in both lacrosse and basketball, and two in soccer … was named captain of the lacrosse and basketball squads her senior year … earned all-county honors in lacrosse.
Personal: Tara Foran was born May 12, 1978 … is the daughter of Diane and John Foran … her sister Nicole is a sophomore midfielder on North Carolina’s lacrosse team … her father played football at Maryland, and her two brothers also play college football … member of the National Honor Society … graduated fourth in her class of 130 students … a speech and hearing major.
Year GP G A Pts. 1998 6 0 0 0 1999 16 1 0 1 2000 20 0 0 0 Totals 42 1 0 1