Tara Livesay
Tara Livesay

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lake Oswego, OR

High School:
Lakeridge HS

Height:
5-8

A senior leader who will contribute greatly to both singles and doubles... Livesay has improved considerably and is a tremendous competitor.

Fall 2004 Results: Finished with a 3-2 record... advanced to the Round of 64 at the ITA Southern California Regional Championships, defeating Carine Vermeulen of USC... posted a 2-0 record at the University of New Mexico Invite, scoring victories over Michelle Heidbrink of New Mexico and Nicole Fintell of New Mexico State.

As a Junior in 2003-2004: Had a solid Fall Season, finishing with a 3-3 singles record... reached the quarterfinals of the UNLV Invitational... participated in the San Diego State Fall Classic and the ITA Western Championships... finished the dual season with an 8-9 record in singles, mainly playing the No. 3 position... also formed a partnership with Emma Murphy, compiling a 9-7 record, primarily at the No. 3 spot.

As a Sophomore in 2002-2003: Posted a 5-6 record in the Fall Season... participated in the San Diego Fall Classic, the Omni Hotels Southern California Region Championships, and the ASU Thunderbird Collegiate Invitational... finished with an 8-11 singles record during dual play, primarily at the No. 3 spot... teamed with Emma Murphy to post a solid 12-5 record, mainly at the No. 2 position.

As a Freshman in 2001-2002: Posted a 3-2 singles record during the Fall Season... reached the quarterfinals at the San Diego State Fall Classic and the Round of 32 of the Omni Hotels West Region Championships... during dual season, primarily played singles at the No. 1 and No. 2 positions.

Prior to USD: Did not play her senior year... as a junior, won the state championship singles title... earned all-district honors her junior, sophomore, and freshman seasons... ranked among the Top 10 in the country in the 16 & Under Division.

Personal: Recruited by Florida State, Tennessee, and Arizona... chose USD because it looks like paradise... her brother Ryan played tennis at the University of Tulsa... majoring in Communications, with a minor in Education Leadership.