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Tamara Farquhar
Tamara  Farquhar

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Pierrefonds, Quebec

High School:
Dawson College

Height:
6-0

Position:
Guard

02/18/2018

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CAREER STATS Get Acrobat Reader

2017-18 / AS A FRESHMAN

• Appeared in all 34 games of her rookie season, starting 17 contests for the Boilermakers
• Posted 163 rebounds, good for seventh-most by a Purdue freshman in program history
• Her 28 blocked shots were ninth on the Boilermakers’ freshman record list
• Averaged 4.6 points and 4.7 rebounds for the season, but jumped her averages to 5.3 points and 5.9 rebounds over the final 15 games
• Posted a career-best 12 points at Utah, hitting 6-of-11 from the floor in 23 minutes
• Matched a career-high with 12 points on 6-of-7 shooting in the Boilermakers’ win at No. 10 Maryland
• Secured a career-high 13 rebounds, including six on the offensive end at Ohio State
• Just missed a double-double at Georgia Tech, posting nine points, seven rebounds and two blocks
• Tied career-high totals of three blocks and two steals in the WNIT opener at IUPUI
• Named the Boilermakers’ Co-Most Improved Player at the postseason banquet

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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