Xavier Magazine

Best of Boothe World

Women’s basketball standout Tara Boothe capped her career at Xavier by being named honorable mention All-American. She earned the honor by finishing the season as the Atlantic 10 Conference’s leading scorer at 21.5 points per game and second-leading rebounder at 9.3 rebounds per game. She was named First Team All-Conference for the third consecutive year and to the A-10’s All-Academic Team.

Boothe leaves Xavier as its all-time leading scorer with 2,324 points and rebounder with 1,004 boards. She also owns the record for most points in a season and most points by a freshman, sophomore and junior.

The 6-foot forward was invited to participate in pre-draft camps by the WNBA but was not drafted by any of the league’s teams.

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