Tarah Hobbs
Tarah  Hobbs


Hugo, Minn.

High School:
White Bear Lake HS



Gophers Fall in Semifinals

Minnesota falls to border rival Wisconsin, 1-0


Gophers Upset No. 25 Michigan, 1-0

Wodnick scores the golden goal to lead Gophers to semifinals


Gophers Fall in Season Finale

Minnesota falls to Northwestern in double overtime to conclude regular season


Minnesota Upsets No. 16 Rutgers

Josee Stiever scores two goals to lift the Gophers over Rutgers


Gophers Shutout Terps, 1-0

Senior Katie Thyken scores her first goal of the season to lift Gophers over Terps


Gophers vs Ole Miss

Women's Soccer Action


Tarah Hobbs

Tarah Hobbs

Earned program record in shutouts after her 28th career shutout against Iowa • selected as Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week after sweeping weekend with shutouts against Indiana, Purdue • named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week after opening weekend of conference play • recorded shutouts against Eastern Michigan, Utah, Ohio State, Indiana and Purdue, Iowa, Nebraska, Michigan.

Started in each game on the season • 76 saves on the season • Earned 10 shutouts for Minnesota • Named B1G Defensive Player of the Week after tallying eight saves against Kansas and NDSU • Spent the summer playing in the W-League with FC Indiana.

Started in twenty of the Gophers twenty-one games in goal • 96 saves on the season • Eight shutouts for the Maroon and Gold (Stetson, Marquette, SDSU, Michigan State, Purdue, Maryland, Rutgers, Michigan) • Three back-to-back saves in the second half to force overtime in the Northwestern match • Back-to-back shutouts within the same weekend resulting in wins against Maryland and Rutgers • Saved all six shots on her during the OSU match in OT which resulted in tie • Named College Sports Madness National Defensive Player of the Week.

Appeared in 18 games during her first season • led the Big Ten in saves with 122 • named the 2013 Big Ten Goalkeeper of the Year (first Gopher to ever receive the conference honor) • All-Big Ten First Team • Big Ten All-Freshman Team • NCAA Division I Women's All-Great Lakes Region Second Team by the NSCAA • ended the year with a save percentage of .836 • TopDrawerSoccer.Com's Top 100 Freshmen postseason list (22) • TopDrawerSoccer.Com's Freshman Best XI Second Team • invited to two U20 National Team camps in preparation for the World Championships • posted 4 conference shutouts • Big Ten Player of the Week on Oct. 7 and Oct. 28 • CS360 National Primetime Player of the Week • named Co-Freshman of the Week • CS360 Primetime Performers Weekly Honor Roll • broke the standing record for saves in a single match (16) against Iowa.

2012 NSCAA High School All-American • 2012 Girls High School All-Region V • 2012 All-Metro First Team • 2012 All-State selection • three-time All-Conference • helped teams to a Suburban East Conference Championship and a runner-up finish at the 2012 state tournament • Star Tribune Athlete of the Week and Hardware Hank Nuts and Bolts Athlete of the Week in 2012 • member of the Wells Fargo All-Tournament team • honored by the Minnesota Youth Soccer Association for accomplishments and ODP regional camp • also earned letters for basketball (2) and weights (2) • 2011-2012 Basketball State Tournament participant and conference champion • 2011 All-Conference in basketball • played for Minnesota Thunder Academy under Mark Yueill • member of the 2011 St. Croix Academy • 2011 State Cup Champions • played for one year with the Olympic Development Program.

Born June 20, 1995 • daughter of Tracie Hobbs • Has three siblings (Roy, Shawna, Haley) • intends to major in Communication Studies.

Tarah Hobbs's Career Statistics
Season GP GA SV SO
2016 17 10 43 8
2015 22 18 76 10
2014 19 20 87 8
2013 18 24 86 4
Career Totals 74 72 292 30*

*Program record


Minnesota Ties Northwestern


Gophers tied No. 23 Northwestern in a 0-0 double overtime decision on Saturday night in Evanston, Ill.

Gophers Women's Soccer


Minnesota is set for its final road trip of the regular season as they meet No. 23 Northwestern on Saturday, Oct. 22 in Evanston, Ill.

Gophers Draw with Michigan


Minnesota tied 0-0 with Michigan in double overtime this afternoon at U-M Soccer Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

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