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Katarina Tarr

Katarina Tarr
Full nameKatarina Tarr
Date of birth (1987-04-10) April 10, 1987 (age 29)
Place of birthWhitefish, Montana, United States
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Playing positionDefender
Club information
Current team
Portland Thorns FC
Senior career*
2005–2008Missouri Tigers
2006River Cities
2007Ryazan VDV
2009Buffalo Flash14(1)
2010Tennis Borussia Berlin10(0)
2014Portland Thorns6(0)

Katarina "Kat" Tarr is an American football (soccer) defender currently playing for Portland Thorns FC of the National Women's Soccer League. She previously played for SG Essen-Schönebeck in the German Bundesliga and for WPSL and W-League sides River Cities FC, FC St. Louis and Buffalo Flash.

Early life

Born in Whitefish, Montana, Tarr was raised in Vancouver, Washington.[1] She attended Columbia River High School where she was named an all-league selection four times and was awarded first-team all-state honors three times.[2] Tarr also played for the regional Olympic developmentment program (ODP) team.[2]

Tarr attended the University of Missouri where she played for the Tigers from 2005 to 2008.[2] She finished her time at Missouri as the seventh all-time in career games played with 82 and ninth all-time in career games started with 75. As a defender, she scored five goals and served two assists during her collegiate career.[3]

Playing career

SGS Essen-Schönebeck, 2010-2012

Tarr played for SG Essen-Schönebeck in the Frauen Bundesliga, the top division league in Germany during the 2010/11 season. She scored 3 goals as a defender during her 20 appearances for the club.[1] The team finished ninth during the regular season with a 5–5–12 record.[4] She returned for the 2011/12 season and started in all seven of the matches in which she played.[5] SGS Essen-Schönebeck finished fifth during the regular season.[6] During the 2012/13 season, Tarr scored 1 goal in her 11 appearances for the club.[5] The club finished in sixth place during the regular season.[7]

Portland Thorns, 2014–present

In April 2014, it was announced that Tarr had signed with the Portland Thorns of the National Women's Soccer League for the 2014 season.[8] She made her first appearance for the club during a match against FC Kansas City on April 26, 2014.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Kat Tarr". Portland Thorns. Retrieved May 25, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "Kat Tarr". University of Missouri. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  3. ^ Zimmer, Kurt (January 28, 2010). "River’s Tarr will play pro soccer in Germany". The Columbian. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  4. ^ "Frauen Bundesliga 2010/11". Soccer Way. Retrieved May 25, 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "Kat Tarr". Soccer Way. Retrieved May 25, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Frauen Bundesliga 2011/12". Soccer Way. Retrieved May 25, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Frauen Bundesliga 2012/13". Soccer Way. Retrieved May 25, 2014. 
  8. ^ Danzer, Paul (April 9, 2014). "Vancouver's Tarr signs with Thorns". The Columbian. Retrieved May 25, 2014. 

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