4 - Tara Tomimoto
Tara Tomimoto
Height: 5-5
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Calgary, Alta.
High School: West Island College
Position: D
Major: Economics
Previous Team: Calgary Bruins
S/C: R
Residential College: Calhoun
gp 32
p 15
g 3
a 12
pim 20
+/- -6

2013-14 (Senior): Elected captain by her teammates ... Academic All-Ivy League ... ECAC Hockey All-Academic ... Second team All-Ivy League ... Won team's Bingham Award for leadership ... Won team's Richard H. Brodhead '68 Award, given to player "who has contributed significantly to the success of the team while excelling academically", for second year in a row ... Tied for third on team in assists with 12, tying her career high ... Also had three goals and 15 points, both career highs ... Had three assists in 5-3 win at Princeton Feb. 15, helping clinch a playoff berth ... Appeared in all 32 games, extending her streak of consecutive games to 61.

2012-13 (Junior): ECAC Hockey All-Academic ... Won team's Richard H. Brodhead '68 Award, given to the player "who has contributed significantly to the success of the team while excelling academically." ... Led team in assists, second on team in points (2-12-14) ... Appeared in all 29 games after missing the previous season due to injury.

2011-12: Missed season due to injury.

2010-11 (Sophomore): ECAC Hockey All-Academic ... One goal, four assists in 17 games ... Incurred only one penalty.

2009-10 (Freshman): ECAC Hockey All-Academic ... Three goals, seven assists in 26 games ... First career point came on assist vs. Quinnipiac Nov. 7 ... Scored first career goal Jan. 9 at BC in 3-3 tie.

Hockey Canada: Invited to Team Canada U-18 Strength and Conditioning Camp and U-18 Evaluation Camp in 2008 ... Selected to Team Alberta in 2008 and competed in the 2008 U-18 National Championship.

Before Yale: Captain of Calgary Midget AAA Bruins of the Alberta Major Midget Female Hockey League in 2008-09 ... Named Top Defenseman in AMMFHL in 2008-09 ... Led AMMFHL defensemen in assists (19) and also had seven goals ... Tournament MVP, Top Plus/Minus Award and First Team All-Star at Macs Midget Tournament 2008-09 ... AMMFHL South Division All-Star, Top Defensive Player in AMMFHL All-Star Game 2009 ... Selected to AMMFHL South Division All-Star Team to play U-18 Finnish National Team 2008 ... Captain of Bantam A Elbow Park team that was provincial finalists/silver medalists ... Earned gold medal at Stampede Challenge Tournament 2007 ... Top Female Athlete at Junior School 2006 ... Played badminton (MVP), basketball (captain), soccer and volleyball in high school ... Member of Prefect Board 2008-09 ... Elected to Student Athletic Council 2007-08 ... Received term awards for highest academic average in 11th and 12th grade ... Received Annual Highest Average Awards in five different subjects ... Named valedictorian of her graduating class May 29, 2009.

Notes: Traveled to Mozambique, Africa, to help rebuild a school in 2009 ... Traveled to Brazil, aided underprivileged children and helped build a medical clinic for a village in the Amazon in 2007 ... Has volunteered for several community organizations ... Figure skated for six years ... Mentioned in Calgary Herald in 2011 for work on marrow donor drive in honor of former teammate Mandi Schwartz (1988-2011).

Why Yale? "I chose Yale because I loved the campus and the diversity of activities available to students and I decided that nothing can compare with an Ivy League education."

Recent Games
Feb 15 at Princeton W, 5-3
Feb 21 Harvard T, 3-3
Feb 22 Dartmouth L, 2-1
Feb 28 at Harvard W, 3-2
Mar 1 at Harvard L, 3-2
Mar 2 at Harvard L, 4-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 32 22
Points 15 13
Goals 3 3
Assists 12 10
PIM 20 18
+/- -6 -2
Power-play goals 1 1
Short-handed goals 1 1
Empty net goals 0 0
Game-winning goals 0 0
Game-tying goals 0 0
Hat tricks 0 0
Shots 63 47
Date Opponent Score g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Oct 5 McGill L, 3-1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 18 Sacred Heart W, 6-0 0 2 2 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Oct 19 at Boston College L, 4-3 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Oct 26 at Boston University L, 2-1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 1 at St. Lawrence L, 4-1 0 0 0 4 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 2 at Clarkson L, 7-0 0 0 0 0 -4 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 8 Princeton L, 3-2 1 0 1 0 -1 1 0 0 0 0 4
Nov 9 Quinnipiac T, 0-0 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Nov 15 at Rensselaer W, 2-1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 16 at Union W, 6-4 0 1 1 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 23 Minnesota L, 5-1 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 24 Minnesota L, 4-1 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 29 vs. Connecticut W, 5-4 0 1 1 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 30 at Quinnipiac L, 3-2 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 6 at Providence W, 5-1 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 3 Colgate W, 6-4 0 0 0 2 +2 0 0 0 0 0 4
Jan 4 Cornell L, 3-0 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 10 at Dartmouth L, 5-4 1 2 3 0 +0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Jan 11 at Harvard W, 2-0 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 17 Clarkson T, 3-3 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 18 St. Lawrence T, 1-1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 24 Brown T, 2-2 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jan 25 at Brown W, 3-1 1 0 1 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jan 31 at Cornell L, 6-3 0 1 1 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Feb 1 at Colgate L, 2-1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 7 Union L, 3-1 0 1 1 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Feb 8 Rensselaer T, 2-2 0 0 0 4 +0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Feb 14 at Quinnipiac T, 3-3 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 15 at Princeton W, 5-3 0 3 3 2 +2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 21 Harvard T, 3-3 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 22 Dartmouth L, 2-1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 28 at Harvard W, 3-2 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Mar 1 at Harvard L, 3-2 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Mar 2 at Harvard L, 4-0 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 2
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
Total 32 3 12 15 20 -6 1 1 0 0 0 0 63
Conference 22 3 10 13 18 -2 1 1 0 0 0 0 47
Exhibition 2 0 2 2 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4

Home 13 1 3 4 10 -4 1 0 0 0 0 0 29
Away 18 2 8 10 10 -4 0 1 0 0 0 0 32
Neutral 1 0 1 1 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2

Wins 9 1 5 6 6 +11 0 0 0 0 0 0 20
Losses 16 2 5 7 10 -13 1 1 0 0 0 0 28
Ties 7 0 2 2 4 -4 0 0 0 0 0 0 15

October 2 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
November 10 1 2 3 6 -5 1 0 0 0 0 0 18
December 1 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
January 9 2 4 6 6 +0 0 1 0 0 0 0 22
February 8 0 5 5 8 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0 13
March 2 0 1 1 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5

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