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Tara Boldt

Player Profile


Lakeville, Minnesota

High School:
Lakeville High School



Club Team:

Season Outlook: "One of two fearless senior leaders. Tara has only gotten better during her time here. She has upgraded one every event and has really made great strides in on vault, where she is competing a full twisting tsukahara. We are very excited to have our top returning All Arounder back for one more season. " Coach Farden


2004: NCAA Regional qualifier in all-around...Finished 10th at NCAA Regionals with a score of 38.850...All-Conference selection...Finished first on the beam at the Midwest Independent Championships...Recorded a season-high score of 9.900 on the beam against Missouri, the fifth highest score in school history...Later tied that mark vs. Centenary...Scored a career-high 9.825 in the vault against Missouri...Recorded career-high scores of 9.800 on the bars and a score of 39.200 in all-around vs. Hamline...Tied career-high on the bars and set a career-high on the floor with a 9.875 vs. Centenary...NACGC Scholar Athlete...Southeast Scholar Athlete.

2003: Scored a 9.925 on the beam at Midwest Independent Championships, placing her 2nd in the Southeast record books...Against Eastern Michigan scored 9.750 on the vault, 9.750 on the floor and 38.850 in all-around; all season-highs.

Personal: Born on 9/9/83...Daughter of Dennis and Denise Boldt...Majoring in public relations...Favorite athlete is Mohini...Chose Southeast because she loved the team and the campus...Recruited by Missouri, Illinois State and New Hampshire.

Prep/Club: 5-time national qualifier...Placed 10th on beam at National Championships...Regional champion on beam ...Coached Bryon Hough and Mary Scherman.

Meet A Redhawk:


Tara Boldt
Nickname: T-Mo
Birthday: September 9, 1983
Hometown: Lakeville, Minn.
Parents: Dennis and Denise Boldt
Major: Public Relations

Q & A With Tara Boldt

At what age did you start gymnastics? 2 years old
How did you become involved in gymnastics? I was jumping all over the furniture.
What is your favorite event? Why? Beam, because it's always a challenge.
Why did you choose Southeast for gymnastics? I liked the team.
What has been your most memorable moment gymnastics moment at Southeast? My Matrix-like moves doing a "Spiderman" on the beam.
What has been your most memorable non-gymnastics moment at Southeast? Playing games on bus rides to meets.

My Favorite...

cartoon character: CareBear
color: Blue and Red
place you have ever visited: Calgary, Canada
event: Beam
restaurant: Chipolte
fruit: Strawberries
candy: Snickers
movie: Billy Madison
board game: Clue
frozen yogurt flavor: Vanilla with toppings
cartoon character: Care Bears
shade of fingernail polish: Pink Shimmer

Little-Known Facts:

One thing I cannot live without... My flip-flops
Song I sing in the car... "I Saw the Sign" by Ace of Base
I like to cook... Pizza
Pairs of shoes I own... 10
Book on nightstand right now... What Women Say About Men
Last movie that made me cry... The Notebook
Minimum prep time in the morning... 15 minutes
If I could be anyone or anything it would be... The hostess on the travel channel
Teammate that would be on Fear Factor... Lexie
Teammate most likely to marry a millionaire... Amanda
Teammate most likely to be on America's Top Model... Mindi or Kelly (as an eye model)

Tara Boldt


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