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Tara Callahan

Brady, Neb.
Previous School
Brady HS
Honors and Awards

-2021 Second Team All-GPAC
-2021 CoSIDA Academic All-District
-2021 Omaha World-Herald Honorable Mention All-Midlands Team
-2021 GPAC Setter of the Week (Sept. 21)
-2020 NAIA Honorable Mention All-American
-2020 First Team All-GPAC
-2020 AVCA NAIA West Central All-Region
-2020 GPAC Setter of the Week (Nov. 3)
-2020 NAIA Scholar-Athlete
-2019 First Team All-GPAC
-2019 NAIA Honorable Mention All-American
-2019 Omaha World-Herald All-Nebraska
-2019 AVCA NAIA West Central All-Region
-2019 GPAC Setter of the Week (Sept. 3, 10, Oct. 15, 29)
-2019 NAIA National Setter of the Week (Sept. 10)
-2019 NAIA Scholar-Athlete
-2018 Honorable Mention All-GPAC
-2018 Omaha World-Herald Honorable Mention All-Nebraska
-2017 Honorable Mention All-GPAC
-2017 Omaha World-Herald Honorable Mention All-Nebraska


Tara Callahan

Senior, 6-1

2021: Senior
Appeared in all 31 matches and all 120 sets... led team with 1157 assist averaging 9.64 assists per set... also tallied 38 kills on 130 attempts, 39 blocks, 31 service aces and 310 digs... garnered Second-Team All-GPAC honors.

2020: Senior
Appeared in 23 matches with a total of 80 sets...led the team with1147 assist...averaging 11.31 assists per game...coming in at 4th on the team with 34 blocks and 5th in blocks per game with .43...recorded 50 kills, 15 serving aces, and 185 digs...had a season highs of 71 assists and 20 digs against Lindsey Wilson (Apr. 27).

2019: Junior
Appeared in 33 matches with a total of 121 sets ... led the team with 1229 assists and 10.74 assists/game ...  ranked 3rd on the team in blocks with 61 and 4th in blocks/game with .5 ... recorded 89 kills and 224 digs ... registered a season high of 60 assists at Mayville State on Aug. 31 ... earned First Team All-GPAC, NAIA National Setter of the Week (Sept. 10), and GPAC Setter of the Week honors on 4 separate occasions.

2018: Sophomore
Appeared in 25 matches and a total of 86 sets ... led team in total set assists and  assists/game with 566 and 6.58 respectively ... 2nd on team in blocks/set at .76, tallied 11 solo blocks and 54 block assists ... recorded 76 defensive digs ... recorded a season high of 46 set assists against Midland on Oct. 27 ... notched a season high of 6 blocks vs Briar Cliff on Oct. 5 and Valley City State on Sept. 1 ...  received Honorable Mention All-GPAC

2017: Freshmen
Appeared in all 28 matches for a total of 99 sets ... tallied 107 kills during her rookie season for a hitting percentage of .259 ... led her team in assists with 889 and had 168 defensive digs  ... recorded six solo blocks, 43 block assists and 21 aces ... received Honorable Mention All-GPAC. 

High School
Prepped at Brady High School for head coach Lynne Johnson … lettered and started all four years … served as team captain for three years … named first team all-state and first team all-conference … tabbed North Platte Telegraph player of the year … led the Eagles to three state tournament appearances and a conference title in 2016 … scored more than 1,000 points as a basketball player … competed in track and field for four years … won the 2017 state discus title and finished as the shot put runner up … served as vice president of the National Honor Society.

Born in North Platte, Neb., on July 10, 1999 … daughter of Tim and Jeralyn Callahan … has an older brother Ethan … enjoys riding horses, reading books and hiking.

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