||University of Tennessee
AS A FRESHMAN (2012-13)
Showed poise in a comback win over No. 94 Amy Zhu of Michigan, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4
Earned a win over Maike Zeppernick of Nebraska at the ITA Kickoff (1/26)
Defeated Natasha Smith of Utah 6-3, 6-3 in the UVA Winter Invitational (1/19)
Competed for the first time as a Lady Vol in the Furman Fall Classic
Recorded her first collegiate win against Katherine Oudin of Furman University in 6-1, 6-1 sets(9/21)
Fought back to win over Olga Kalodzitsa of Armstrong Atlantic in the Clemson Fall Classic (10/12)
Defeated NC State's Christy Sipes 6-2, 6-4 during the Tennessee Fall Classic (10/26)
Competed in two doubles events at the ITA Kickoff with partner Sarah Toti (1/27)
Partnered with Mimi Fotopolous throughout the 2012 doubles campeign
Managed wins in both the Furman and Clemson Fall Classics
Defeated Stanford/Murray of Furman 8-6 during the Furman Fall Classic with Fotopolous
Won two matches at the Clemson Fall Classic beating teams from VCU and Kennesaw State
Ranked as the No. 37 player in the nation as well as a five-star recruit by TennisRecruiting.net...Came in as the top player in Nevada ... Won the Class 4A state singles championship as a senior, accounting for Spring Valley High School's first state tennis title ... Advanced to the state championship during her sophomore season and the semifinals as a junior ... Recorded back-to-back Southern Zone Regional Tennis Tournament titles as a junior and senior ... Graduated from Odyssey Charter High School in May 2012 ... Her commitment marks the second consecutive year that Tennessee has signed Nevada's top-ranked prospect.
Chose Tennessee because she felt as if it was the best program for her that would help her become the best tennis player she could be ... Biggest influences as a high school tennis player were her coach Misha and her trainer Mike ... Has a younger brother Ozzie ... Tiffany B Tavares, daughter of David and Penny Tavares, was born Sept. 18, 1993 in Las Vegas, Nev.