The Women of Troy officially became USC's 21st intercollegiate sport on Feb. 9 in a game at the LA Memorial Coliseum.
2015 Tarleton enters her junior season as a defender for the Women of Troy.
2014 As a sophomore, Tarleton served as a team captain and started all 18 of USC's games... an IWLCA All-West Region Second Team selection... MPSF All-Conference Second Team... MPSF All-Tournament Team... MPSF All-Academic Team... named MPSF Defensive Player of the Week for the week of April 28 following a game in which she set a new USC record with eight ground balls against Northwestern on April 26... led the team with 23 caused turnovers and ranked second on the squad with 33 ground balls... also had five draw controls... had four games with three ground balls or more and seven games with at least two caused turnovers... caused a team season-high four turnovers against Oregon in the MPSF semifinals (May 1).
2013 As a freshman, Tarleton appeared in and started all 18 of USC's games in the program's inaugural season... served as a team captain... named MPSF All-Conference First Team... IWLCA All-West/Mid-West Region Second Team selection... ranked second in the MPSF for ground balls (2.22 gbpg) and caused turnovers (1.78 ctpg)... finished with 40 ground balls, 32 caused turnovers, and 18 draw controls (third on the team)... had four games with at least four ground balls, which were each tied for team season-highs... set a new USC record with five caused turnovers (to go with three ground balls and two draw controls) in a 12-9 win over Marquette (March 16).
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB Tarleton was a three-year letterwinner at Ridgewood High School... also won letters in soccer and basketball... named Most Valuable Defender, first-team All-Suburban League, and All-County as a senior... first-team All-Suburban League and first-team All-County as a junior... second-team All-Suburban League as a sophomore... helped lead her team to three Group 4 New Jersey State Championships... two Tournament of Champions titles as a sophomore and junior... played six years with Metro Magic lacrosse club... four-year honor roll at Ridgewood.
PERSONAL Courtney Fennell Tarleton was born on June 23, 1994, in Ridgewood, N.J.... parents are David and Nancy Tarleton... has three brothers, David, Thomas, and Liam... brother David played men's lacrosse at Mt. Saint Mary's University (Md.)... cousin Kelly Conheeney played women's soccer at Virginia Tech... undecided major with aspirations to become a writer for a television show.