Omaha Softball BIO
Tara Trede
Player Profile:
Tara Trede 1500585
Position: Infielder
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Yutan, Neb.
High School: Bishop Neumann

Honors and Awards
NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
Summit League Academic Honor Roll (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
Summit League Distinguished Scholar (2014, 2015, 2016)

2016 (Senior) Season Statistics
Earned Summit League Academic Honor Roll honors...tabbed as a Summit League Distinguished Scholar...became a four-time NFCA Scholar-Athlete...started all 59 games at second base hitting .193 with eight doubles, two home runs and 21 RBI…went 2-for-3 with a double, a home run, two runs scores, and five RBI in game two against South Dakota on April 23…her first career home run came against South Dakota and her second career homer came in the Summit League Tournament against IUPUI (May 13)…set career highs in RBI (5) and total bases (6) against USD on April 23.

2015 (Junior) - Season Statistics
Started 49 games at second base and hit .209 with 13 runs, seven RBI, and two doubles….led the team with seven sacrifice hits and went 2-for-2 in stolen bases…recorded a .977 fielding percentage in 180 chances…had a perfect 2-for-2 day against IUPUI on Apr. 24.

2014 (Sophomore) - Season Statistics
Started all 49 games at second base and hit .287 with 23 runs, six RBI, one double and one triple...had a team-high six sacrifice hits and went 5-for-6 in stolen bases...recorded a .951 fielding percentage in 206 chances at second base...went 3-for-4 with two runs and an RBI against Marshall on Feb. 15...went 2-for-3 with two RBI and a triple in the season finale at Western Illinois on May 3.

2013 (Freshman)

In her first season at UNO, hit .297 while starting every game at second base...had 20 runs, eight RBIs and one triple...led the Mavs with 10 sacrifice hits and had one sacrifice fly...stole seven bases in eight attempts and recorded a .965 fielding percentage, committing just six errors in 170 chances...started her freshman season on a six-game hit streak...strung together hits in eight straight games from March 1-9...had a season-best three hits vs. Alabama State on March 9 and again vs. South Dakota State on March 29.

Before UNO
Was a four-year starter at Bishop Neumann High School in Wahoo, Neb.…played left field her freshman year, then switched to shortstop for her final three years…holds the Bishop Neumann school record for career home runs (13), runs scored (100), stolen bases (71) and hits (129)...also holds the school record for runs scored in a season (34 as a senior), home runs in a season (six as a junior) and stolen bases in a season (42 as a senior)…her 58 career RBIs rank second in school history and her .535 batting average also ranks second…was a two-time Class C first-team all-state selection and a three-time all-area first-team selection…earned Class C all-state honorable mention selections twice…named an all-district first-team selection three times…awarded Nebraska School Activities Association academic all-state her junior year…played club softball for Ralston Riot, Wahoo Rage and Frozen Ropes Fury…was a two-time Class C1 state basketball champion…was a National Honor Society member, an academic all-state selection, an all-conference academic excellence award winner, and an honor roll student.

Born Sept. 28, 1993 in Omaha, Neb….daughter of Pat and Suzy Trede…has one brother, Zach…plans to major in exercise science.

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