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Tamara Farquhar
Tamara  Farquhar

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Pierrefonds, Quebec

High School:
Dawson College

Height:
6-0

Position:
Guard

08/02/2017

2017-18 Boilermakers: Newcomers, Part I

Three of Purdue’s newest bring some international flair

HIGH SCHOOL

• Four-year participant at Dawson College
• Averaged 17.3 points and 7.7 rebounds per game in 2015-16
• Named team's defensive player of the year
• Played just six games in 2014-15, averaging 9.5 points and 5.2 rebounds per game
• Missed the majority of 2013-14 and 2014-15 due to injury
• Coached by Trevor Williams

NOTEWORTHY

• Rated a three-star wing (90 rating) and ranked 19th in the class at her position by ESPN Hoop Gurlz
• Member of the Canadian National Women's Development Team, which earned the silver medal at the 2015 Summer Universiade in Gwangju, Korea
• Two-time RSEQ Defensive Player of the Year and a first team all star
• Played in the RISE Across Border Global Games for Team Canada
• Three-time Academic Honor Roll honoree
• Has two former teammates playing NCAA Division I basketball: Sarah St-Fort (Toledo), Anie-Pier Samson (Duquesne)

PERSONAL

• Full name: Tamara O. Farquhar
• Intended Major: Psychology, Kinesiology
• Birthday: 8/17/97
• City Born: Lagos, Nigeria
• Parents: Ibironke Fakoya
• Siblings: Brothers: Kentebe Jr., Dharmy, Bobby

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