21 - Tacarra Hayes
Tacarra Hayes
Height: 5-7
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lebanon, Ky.
High School: Marion County
Position: Guard
Major: Education

In 2010-11 (Junior): Tacarra was one of four Golden Eagles to start in all 31 games…led the team in points with 525 and rebounds with 234…dished out a team-leading 145 assists and tallied a team-high 53 steals…posted a season-high 33 points against UT Martin (3/5)…notched a career-high 19 rebounds against Eastern Kentucky (2/3)…recorded seven double-doubles…became the 26th player in Tech history to score 1,000 points and is 18th on the all-time scorers list with 1,208 points…named to the all-OVC First Team and the OVC co-Defensive Player of the Year…named the OVC Player of the Week three times…named to the TTU Athletic Director’s Honor Roll.

2009-10 (Sophomore): Played in all 30 games as a sophomore and started in 28 for Tech...led the team in scoring with 506 points (16.9 ppg), which ranked second in the OVC...led the team in rebounding and assists with 175 and 136, respectively...became the fourth player in Tech history to record a triple double as she recorded 15 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists against Morehead State (1/7/10)...named to the all-ovc first team and was named the OVC Player of the Week twice (11/16 and 1/25)...recorded six double doubles to lead the team and scored at least 10 points in 25 games.

2008-09 (Freshman): Played in all 30 games during her freshman season for the Golden Eagles...scored a career-high 20 points against Austin Peay (1/22) and made her first start two days later at Tennessee State...started the final 11 games of the season...scored 16 points and had a career-high seven rebounds at TSU (1/24) while playing all 40 minutes...scored in double figures four times in the season...averaged 5.9 points, 2.8 rebounds, 0.7 assists and 0.9 steals in 19.3 minutes per game.

High School: Averaged 14.4 points, six rebounds and three assists on the varsity squad as an eighth grader...averaged 26 points and 12 rebounds her junior year...finished her career with 3,200 points and 1,572 rebounds...named all district, all region, and all state.

Personal: The daughter of Edwin Grace and Twana Hayes...born Aug. 26, 1990, in Cave City, Ky...full name is Tacarra Danchelle Hayes...majoring in education.