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Savannah Taranto

Savannah  Taranto

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Raleigh, N.C.

High School:
Millbrook HS

Height:
5-10


10/09/2017

Catamount Tennis Excels at Wake Forest Invitational

WCU picked up several victories over the three day event

09/25/2017

Strickland and Deehr Lead Catamounts at Mountain Challenge

The duo went 2-0 in doubles play over the weekend

09/18/2017

Catamount Tennis Wins Two Flights at WCU Invitational

Freshmen duo win doubles flight while sophomore McCall takes a singles title

09/15/2017

WCU Women’s Tennis Set to Host WCU Invitational

Action begins at 11 am Saturday morning

07/31/2017

WCU Women’s Tennis Earns Scholar Athlete Honors from ITA

WCU had six women’s tennis student-athletes recognized for 2016-17

04/01/2017

WCU vs. UNCG

WCU vs. UNCG

03/25/2017

WCU vs. UTC

WCU vs. UTC

02/12/2016

Western Carolina versus Longwood

Western Carolina versus Longwood

2015-16 (Freshman): The only Catamount to appear in all 23 matches on the year ... Selected to the 2016 Southern Conference All-Freshman Team ... Finished with a 10-11 singles record most of which came at No. 4 ... Finished second on the team in singles victories ... The 10 singles wins is tied for seventh most in program history in a single season ... Picked up first collegiate victory versus Radford (01/17) at No. 5 ... Had a six-match win streak from Jan. 17 to Feb. 26 ... Won at No. 3 against USC Upstate (02/26) ... Won conference matches against Furman (04/06) and Mercer (04/11) ... Finished 9-11 in doubles action with most of the matches taking place at No. 2 ... The nine doubles victories is tied for eighth most in a single season at WCU ... Picked up first doubles victory of the season versus Radford (01/17) ... Had a three-match doubles win streak from Jan. 17 to Feb. 7 ... Won 6-1 at No. 1 doubles against Savannah State (03/24) ... Named to the 2015-16 Southern Conference Honor Roll ... Recipient of the 2015-16 Southern Conference Commissioner's Medal, awarded to student-athletes who attain a GPA of 3.8 or higher throughout the year ... Was named a Scholar-Athlete by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA).

Prior to Western Carolina: Was ranked number six in the state of North Carolina according to TennisRecruiting.net ... Attended Millbrook High School where she was the team MVP her junior and senior year ... Played all four years of high school tennis tallying a 66-6 singles record while playing at both number one and two ... Played on the number one doubles team all four seasons ... Finished in the top-four in doubles in north Carolina as a sophomore and junior.

Personal: Is the daughter of Joe and Sandra Taranto ... Has younger twin siblings (sister Brianna and brother Aiden).

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