Returns to Saddleback for her sophomore season after a tremendous freshman campaign in 2011. During the 2011 season, Tepe shattered the program record in the hammer throw (169' 9"), and had the second best throw in the entire nation. She came to Saddleback for her freshman season after spending time in the Marine Corps, where she received the Good Conduct Medal. Previously, Tepe graduated from Ponderosa High School in Colorado in 2006, where she lettered in softball. She plans to major in anthropology.