Congratulations to Tara Oper who signed a National Letter of Intent with the University of Idaho. She has been playing soccer since she was 5 years old. Her love of soccer expanded to other sports, she was a member of the Arlington track team for 2 years where she earned the Heart of a Lion award for her hard work and determination. She continues to play soccer for Legends FC ECNL team as a forward. She was the Arlington soccer teams Rookie of the Year her freshman year and leading scorer. While competing in the US Soccer Development Academy Showcase she received Soccer Standout Player Recognition. Tara is excited to attend the University of Idaho in the fall and will major in criminology. She plans to become a special victims unit detective but she hasn’t given up on the possibility of playing professional soccer. Her current GPA is a 4.6 and she is involved in CSF, Link crew and the national honors society at Arlington. We wish her the best of luck. Remember the name and once a lion always a lion. LION PRIDE!