Skyhawk Women's Tennis | Burcu Tari
2016: Concluded her junior season with 127 career victories, ranking eighth in program history…Split time at the No. 3 and 4 singles spots, winning 16 matches…Went 5-4 in conference play, including a 3-1 mark at the No. 4 spot…In doubles, Tari won 21 matches on the season while playing with three different teammates… Became the 22nd member of the UT Martin Century club for 100 career victories when she won a singles match at the UAH Roundup on Oct. 9.
2015: Tied for the team-high in singles victories by posting a 12-5 record at the No. 3 position including an 8-2 mark against conference foes…Finished the season on a team-high five match winning streak and 7-2 in her final nine matches of the season…Teamed up with Hitomi Naito at the No. 1 position in doubles for a 6-6 (4-3 OVC) record.
2014: Earned All-OVC second team honors after recording a 16-3 overall singles mark, including an 8-2 OVC record…Won nine-straight matches early in the season and finished the season with a seven-match winning streak…Went 15-3 at the No. 4 spot and 1-0 at No. 3 singles…In doubles combined to go 11-7 playing primarily with OVC Freshman of the Year Hitomi Naito at No. 2 doubles (5-2, 4-1 OVC)… Also played with Jessica Silva (5-5, 1-2 OVC) and Tamara Klimek (1-0)…Named to the OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
BEFORE UTM: Ranked as one of Turkey’s top junior players...Finished as a quarterfinalist in the Turkish Tennis Federation 18 Age Winter Cup singles tournament in January 2012, coming after back-to-back semifinalist finishes in the 2011 Winter Cup...Competed in the finals of the Turkey Under-18 Championship...Her vast international experience resulted in her being selected for the Turkey National team in both 2008 and 2010.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Adnan and Sevinc Tari...Has one sister...Majoring in engineering.