Tara Byrne
2008-09 Women's Tennis
HT.
5' 9"
YR.
Sr.
HOMETOWN
Johnson City, Tenn.
PREVIOUS SCHOOL
Science Hill High School
Tara Byrne

 

 

HONORS

2008 A-Sun Second-Team Member

2008 A-Sun Tournament Honors

2007 A-Sun Second-Team Member

2006 A-Sun Second-Team Member

2006 A-Sun Freshman of the Year

 

2007-08: Stepped-up and contributed as the team’s Most Valuable Player in her third year of collegiate tennis… finished the season with a 27-12 record, playing the No. 2 position for most of the year... her 27 single wins place her with the third most victories in a single-season in ETSU women’s tennis history… currently sits fourth in career singles wins with 78… the Johnson City native won her last eight matches including going 3-0 in singles matches in the A-Sun  tournament… along with her teammates, Byrne picked up 12 doubles wins for ETSU throughout the 2007-08 campaign… also earned All A-Sun second-team and all-tournament honors.

 

2006-07: Recorded a 22-16 overall record during her sophomore season… continued her outstanding play during conference competition going a perfect 9-0…was named the Atlantic Sun Player of the Week once during the season…was named to the Atlantic Sun All-Conference Second Team and the Atlantic Sun All-Tournament Team…put together a 12-game winning streak to end the season…defeated Michelle Mitchell of No. 37 Pennsylvania and Conner Vogel of Tennessee…earned the ranking of 12th in career singles wins..

 

2005-06: During her freshman campaign Byrne went 27-11, which places her tied for fourth on the single season wins list…competed in 24 of ETSU’s 28 dual matches, primarily playing at the No. 4 and 5 position in singles…Byrne went 7-0 in conference play and was named to the All-Conference second team, the All-Conference freshman team, and was named the Atlantic Sun Freshman of the Year…was 8-7 in fall tournament singles action...in doubles Byrne was partnered with Batsula, and the duo went 28-10, which placed her in first on the single season win list with 30 victories in doubles competition...won one round at the ITA Regional... had singles wins over No. 60 Loyola Marymount, Auburn, Louisville, and Winthrop.

 

Prep: Played tennis for Science Hill High School...was named to the all-conference and all-region teams for four years straight...was the conference and region MVP her sophomore, junior, and senior years... team captain... ran cross country her eighth and ninth grade years and was named all-conference and all-region both seasons... earned two letters in cross country and four in tennis... was ranked No.1 women’s tennis player for under 18 amateurs in the state of Tennessee.

 

Personal: Born on May 7, 1987, in Johnson City, Tenn. … majoring in business... daughter of Charles and Betsy Byrne... Byrne’s younger brother Chas is currently a member of the ETSU baseball team.

 

Season          Overall            Win Per.         Conference     Win Per.

2005-06          27-11               .710                 7-0                  1.000

2006-07          24-16               .600                 9-0                  1.000

2007-08          27-12               .692                 9-1                  .900

Totals            78-39               .669                 25-1                 .961

 

2008-09 Women's Tennis
Vita Moskaliova5' 9"Sr.
Jessica Ratliff5' 10"Fr.
Tara Sheets5' 10"So.
Yevgeniya Stupak5' 7"Jr.
Whitney Trotter5' 7"Jr.
Paula Jaime5' 4"Fr.
Karina Kedzo5' 7"Fr.
Andra Voinea5' 7"So.
Tara Byrne5' 9"Sr.
SB North Florida 4
Apr 13 ETSU 2
BB University of North Florida 4 Johnson City, Tenn.
Apr 13 ETSU 10
WGOLF Atlantic Sun Conference Championships Jekyll Island, Ga.
Apr 14 1st of 10
SB Furman 7 Johnson City, Tenn.
Apr 16 ETSU 3
SB Furman 0
Apr 16 ETSU 5
BB ETSU 6 Jacksonville, Fla.
Apr 17 Jacksonville University 13
WTRACK War Eagle Invitational Auburn, Ala.
Apr 19 Results
MTRACK War Eagle Invitational Auburn, Ala.
Apr 19 Results
MTEN ETSU 4 Jacksonville, Fla.
Apr 19 Stetson 0
BB ETSU 7 7
Apr 19 Jacksonville University 3
SB ETSU 4
Apr 19 Jacksonville 3
SB ETSU CNCL - rain
Apr 19 Jacksonville
BB ETSU CANC
Apr 19 Jacksonville University
MGOLF Atlantic Sun Championship Braselton, Ga.
Apr 20 Results
WTEN ETSU 4
Apr 20 FGCU 1