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Tarah Hobbs
Tarah  Hobbs

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hugo, Minn.

High School:
White Bear Lake HS

Position:
Goalkeeper


11/07/2014

Gophers Fall in Semifinals

Minnesota falls to border rival Wisconsin, 1-0

11/06/2014

Gophers Upset No. 25 Michigan, 1-0

Wodnick scores the golden goal to lead Gophers to semifinals

11/01/2014

Gophers Fall in Season Finale

Minnesota falls to Northwestern in double overtime to conclude regular season

10/26/2014

Minnesota Upsets No. 16 Rutgers

Josee Stiever scores two goals to lift the Gophers over Rutgers

10/24/2014

Gophers Shutout Terps, 1-0

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

09/08/2013

Gophers vs Ole Miss

Women's Soccer Action

02/06/2013

Tarah Hobbs

Tarah Hobbs

CAREER: 62gp, 65ga, 294sv, 23so

2016 • SENIOR SEASON • 2gp, 2gs, 1ga, 3sv, 1so
Recorded a shutout in Minnesota’s home opener against Utah (8/21).

2015 • JUNIOR SEASON  22gp, 22gs, 17ga, 76sv, 10so
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 (8/25) • Spent the summer playing in the W-League with FC Indiana.

2014 • SOPHOMORE SEASON • 19gp, 20ga, 87 sv, 8/10 so
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 (11/1) • Back-to-back shutouts within the same weekend resulting in Gopher victories against Maryland and Rutgers (10/24 and 10/26) • Saved all six shots on her during the OSU match in OT which resulted in tie (10/5) • Named College Sports Madness National Defensive Player of the Week (9/2).

2013 • FRESHMAN SEASON • 18gp, 24ga, 122sv, 4/2 so
Hobbs appeared in 18 games during her first season with the Golden Gophers • 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 • Hobbs was invited to two U20 National Team camps in preparation for the World Championships • posted 4 conference shutouts • Big Ten Player of the Week (10/28) • named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week twice (10/7, 10/28) • CS360 National Primetime Player of the Week (10/8) • named Co-Freshman of the Week (10/7) • CS360 Primetime Performers Weekly Honor Roll (9/30-10/6) • broke the standing record for saves in a single match (16) against Iowa (9/20).

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB
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.

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

MORE HEADLINES

Gophers Defeat Eastern Michigan

8/28/2016

The Gophers move to 4-0 on the 2016 season after a 3-0 win against Eastern Michigan.

Gophers Top North Dakota, 3-0

8/26/2016

Minnesota soccer earned a 3-0 win on Friday night to stay undefeated in the 2016 season.

Gophers to Host North Dakota, Eastern Michigan

8/24/2016

The No. 17 Golden Gophers will face North Dakota and Eastern Michigan this weekend.

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