|High School:||Bonita Vista HS|
Tatar played in all 19 of the Tigers' games, starting 12. She earned eight straight starts to end the 2012 season. Tatar picked up the second point of her career with an assist against Saint Louis in the 5-3 season opening victory.
Tatar started four of the 12 games she appeared in for Pacific in 2011. She added an assist in September on the road trip to Bryant.
As a true freshman, Tatar played in 13 games earning one start for the Tigers. She added two shots on goal for Pacific’s offense. Academically she was named to the NFHCA Division I Academic squad at the end of the year.
Katelyn Tatar graduated from Bonita Vista High School in Chula Vista, Calif., in 2010. Tatar ended her high school career as the team’s Offensive Player of the Year. As captain, she was named to the CIF Second Team All-Mesa League. In 2009, Tatar was a member of championship teams at the USA Field Hockey Festival (U19) and the Cal Cup (U19). She has also been a part of the US Field Hockey Futures and the RUSH Development programs. Tatar lettered in cross-country, soccer and track and field in high school, earning best newcomer awards in cross-country (2007) and track and field (2008). The three-time San Diego Union Tribune All-Academic Team member is also a three-time California Scholastic Federation award winner.
Katelyn Tatar was born in San Diego, Calif., and is the daughter of Todd and Kate Tatar. She has two brothers, Maxwell and Zachary. Tatar is majoring in sports medicine with career plans to get into the medical field. Her hobbies include baking, running, and any outdoor activity.