Tara Patience Athlete Profile

Tara Patience

Tara Patience
Positions: Breaststroke, Individual Medley Height: 5-9 Roster Years: 2004-2008 Hometown: South Jordan, UT Last School: Bingham High School

Personal

Major is undeclared...Parents are John and Becky Bradshaw...Honor roll.

Before BYU

Four-year letterwinner...MVP for three years...outstanding athlete of the senior class...100 breaststroke state champ in 2002...second-place in 2003-2004 in 200 IM.


2004-2005 | Freshman Year

First-team All-MWC in the 400 IM...second-team All-MWC in the 200 IM...competed in every meet with the Cougars during the season...recorded 16 top-five finishes, including two individual victories.

2005-2006 | Sophomore Year

Finished sixth in the 200 IM at the Mountain West Conference Championships with a time of 2:06.60, a season high...finished fourth in the 400 IM with a time of 4:27.67 at the MWC Championships, the fastest female time of the season and a personal best...earned All-MWC honors for her performance in the 200 and 400 IM...finished 14th in the 200 breaststroke at the MWC Championships with a time of 2:25.02, a season high.

2006-2007 | Junior Year

All-MWC in both the 200 IM (2:06.25) and 400 IM (4:30.24) where she placed sixth and seventh, respectively, at the MWC Championships ... placed 13th in the 200 breast (2:24.77) at the MWCC... during the regular season she placed first in the 400 IM against Wyoming (4:32.39) and SDSU (4:30.68), first in the 200 IM (2:07.98) against UNLV and first in the 200 back (2:08.13) against Air Force ... took second in the 200 IM against CSU (2:10.19) and TCU (2:09.26) ... against Utah she placed third in the 200 breast (2:26.99) and 200 IM (2:08.72) and fourth in the 100 breast (1:08.06) ... finished third in the 200 free (1:58.31) against Air Force, the 200 breast against CSU (2:26.60) and at the quad dual meet (2:27.35) ... at the Speedo Cup she placed third in the 400 IM (4:29.01) and sixth in the 200 IM (2:08.24).

2007-2008 | Senior Year

Named to the All-MWC team ... placed sixth in the 200 IM at the MWCC with a time of 2:04.74 and fifth in the 400 IM with a time of 4:24.16 ... In the top times for BYU 07-08, she placed fourth in the 200 back (2:06.72), third in the 200 breast (2:21.35) and 200 IM (2:64.74) and second in the 400 IM (4:24.16) for the team.