Tara Brigham 1A
Tara Brigham

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Baytown, Texas

High School:
Sterling

Position:
GK


05/10/2012

2012 Michigan Water Polo Roster

2012 Michigan Water Polo Roster

04/29/2012

Michigan Defeats Brown in Third-Place Game at Eastern Championship

Water Polo Defeats Brown in Third-Place Game at Eastern Championship

04/25/2012

Michigan to Head to Rhode Island for CWPA Eastern Championship

Water Polo to Head to Rhode Island for CWPA Eastern Championship

04/14/2012

Michigan Sinks No. 12 IU, NDC to Advance to Western Division Final

Water Polo Sinks No. 12 IU, NDC to Advance to Western Division Final

04/10/2012

Michigan Gears Up for CWPA Western Division Championship

Water Polo Gears Up for CWPA Western Division Championship

At Michigan ... Notables ... Finished collegiate career with a 12-0 record ... Tied seventh on the all-time U-M career wins (12) and ranks eighth in saves (74) ... Played in program's third shutout vs. Colorado State (Jan. 24, 2009), fourth vs. Penn State-Behrend (March 7) and sixth vs. Salem International (March 17, 2012).

Senior (2012) ... Saw action in 15 games ... Second in assists (11), second in steals (6) and third in saves (55) for goalies ... Posted career highs in saves, assists, steals and save percentage (.688) ... 5-0 record with a 4.23 goals-against average ... Tallied career highs with 15 saves and 5 assists, her second playmaker (three assists) of the season, vs. George Washington (April 6) ... Scored once vs. Salem (Mar. 17)

Junior (2011) ... Set career highs in saves (35), assists (6), steals (4) and save percentage (.673) ... Posted a career-high 11 saves vs. St. Francis (April 2) ... Collected first win of the season in three-save performance vs. Grove City (March 12) ... Made eight stops, allowing just one goal in 16 minutes vs. Mercyhurst (March 11) ... Made one save off the bench in season debut vs. #1 Stanford (Jan. 23).

Sophomore (2010) ... Posted a season-high seven saves and earned the win vs. Grove City (March 13) ... Earned first victory of the season, allowing two goals in 16 minutes vs. Mercyhurst (March 12) ... Notched five saves off the bench vs. Gannon (March 12) ... Made season debut in relief vs. UC San Diego (Jan. 23).

Freshman (2009) ... Tallied first career point, an assist, from the cage and scored once from the field vs. Penn State-Behrend (March 7) ... Posted a career-high six saves vs. Washington & Jefferson (March 7) ... Made one save in first career start vs. Grove City (March 7) ... Made four saves in eight minutes of work in collegiate debut in 12-0 shutout of Colorado State (Jan. 24).

Prep ... Attended Sterling High School (2008), coached by Scott Slay ... National Honor Society ... First team all-state (2007) ... Two-time all-region first team (2006-07) ... USA Water Polo all-academic (2007) ... Honorable mention all-state (2006).

Club/Junior Team ... Member of the Dirty Bay (2004-08) and Houston (2007-08) water polo club teams ... Member of the Southwest Zone team (2007).

Personal ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... _Psychology major ... Born on November 17, 1989.

Year GP-GS Blocks GA Assists Steals TO Min. GAA Sv. Pct. W-L
2009 12-3 26 15 1 1 1 124 3.87 .634 3-0
2010 4-2 13 8 2 0 2 51 5.02 .619 2-0
2011 9-2 35 17 6 4 3 129 4.22 .673 2-0
2012 15-6 52 29 11 6 8 204 4.55 .642 5-0
Career 40-13 126 69 20 11 14 508 4.35 .646 12-0