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).