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Tara Porter Athlete Profile

Tara Porter

Tara Porter
Height: 5-6 Roster Years: 1995-1996 | 2001-2003 Hometown: Laie, HI Last School: Kahuku High School


  • Parents are David and Lorrie Porter
  • Dad has been head coach of the men's and women's tennis teams at BYU-Hawaii since 1992
  • Served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Leeds, England from July 2000 to January 2002

Before BYU

  • Four-time Kahuku High School team MVP
  • Four-time OIA Champion and OIA East Player of the Year
  • 1994-96 All-State
  • Ranked first in state during all four years of high school
  • Nationally ranked three-straight years
  • Came to BYU for freshman year
  • Later played for two seasons under her dad at BYU-Hawaii
  • Competed and was a member of the 1999 and 2000 NCAAII national champion teams



Year Singles Doubles
1996-97 3-9 2-0
Career 3-9 2-0

1995-1996 | Freshman Year

  • Joined the team in January
  • Went 3-9 in singles and teamed up with Willy Lee Chan in doubles finishing with a record or 2-0