Tamra Braun

#35 Tamra Braun

Pos. C
Ht. 6'5"
Yr. Sr.
Hometown Savage, Minn.
High School (Prev. School) Prior Lake

A preseason First Team All Mid-Continent Conference selection ... tied for second in school history in career field goal percentage (.523) entering the season ... 604 career rebounds are ninth best on Valpo's all-time chart ... 143 blocks are tied for second all-time at Valpo.

2005-2006: Started all 29 games for Valpo ... a First Team All-Mid-Con selection ... named to the Mid-Con All-Tournament Team ... Mid-Con Player of the Week on January 3 ... registered eight double-doubles on the year ... 53.8% field goal percentage is sixth best in school history ... 242 rebounds ranks sixth best all-time ... 45 blocks is fourth most in a single season ... scored a season-high 21 points against Loyola (Chicago) ... had 13 double-figure rebounding games and 20 double-figure scoring contests.

2004-2005: Started 17 of 28 games for the Crusaders ... a First Team All Mid-Con selection ... earned Mid-Con co-Player of the Week honors on February 15 ... 67 blocked shots rank second all-time on Valpo's single season charts ... ranked 23rd in the nation with 2.4 blocks per game ... tallied a career-high 27 points at Chicago State ... scored in double figures 15 times on the season, including the final ten games ... posted five double-doubles ... grabbed a season-high 13 boards twice ... had at least one blocked shot in 24 games ... converted a lay-in with 0.5 seconds left to give Valpo a two-point victory at Southern Utah ... named Mid-Con Student-Athlete of the Month for February.

2003-2004: Appeared in all 32 games as a rookie, drawing 16 starting assignments ... set a school record shooting a perfect 10-for-10 from the field at Oakland ... tallied a season-high 24 points against the Golden Grizzlies ... also posted a season-best 14 boards to complete the double-double at Oakland ... notched three double-doubles on the year ... scored in double-figures six times ... 31 blocks on the year are tied for the eighth most in a single season in school history.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Lakers ... an Honorable Mention All-State selection ... named to the All-State Defensive Second Team ... a two-time member of the State All-Tournament Team ... an All-Missota Conference selection twice ... two-time team Most Valuable Player ... a member of the Minnesota All-Star Team ... fourth in school history with 1,123 career points ... third in school history with 720 career rebounds ... set school record with 282 boards in a season ... school record-holder in blocked shots with 397 over four years ... fourth in Minnesota high school history in blocked shots ...played for coach Paul Larson ... also played volleyball.

Personal: Tamra is the daughter of Scott and Carol Braun ... born September 25, 1984 ... major is culture and society.