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 Tamara Sachs
Tamara Sachs

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fayetteville, N.C

High School:
Sanford

Height:
5-10


Fall 2010: Topped all East Carolina players with a 3-1 singles record at the Elon Fall Invitational ... Overall, completed individual tourney play with a 4-4 singles ledger ... Paired with two players for a 3-2 doubles mark - Natalie Collins (2-1) and Abby Richmond (1-1). 2009-10: Finished spring dual match play with an overall singles record of 6-6 ... Played majority of matches at the No. 6 position (2-5), but also contributed a combined 4-1 mark at the No. 3 (2-0), No. 4 (1-0) and No. 5 (1-1) slots ... All 12 decisions were reached in two-set fashion ... Opened season winning four of the first six matches before dropping four of the last six outings ... Primarily worked with Collins as the Lady Pirates' No. 3 doubles tandem, turning in a 7-7 record (5-7 at No. 3, 2-0 at No. 1) ... Also added three triumphs in as many (3-0) matches playing with Abby Richmond (No. 2) ... Enjoyed strong mid-to-late-season surge that resulted in eight doubles victories during a 10-match period from March 9 until April 15 ... Experienced action in just two overall matches during the fall, which occurred at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Regional Championships in Winston-Salem ... Fell in the opening round of both singles and doubles (Abby Richmond) events. 2008-09: Contributed an overall singles mark of 14-6 as a sophomore, primarily serving as the Lady Pirates' No. 6 player (8-4) ... Also played at No. 5 (3-2), No.4 (2-0) and No. 3 (1-0) ... Finished year in strong fashion, tallying triumphs in six of the last seven (and nine of 13) singles matches ... Teamed with Collins (11-4), Brooke Walter (4-0) and Kristin Gordon (0-2) for an overall 15-6 doubles ledger playing mostly at the No. 3 position ... Won six of the last seven (and eight of 10) doubles matches down the stretch ... Rolled to a 6-4 singles record during fall individual tourney play ... Won four of the first six matches to open the season before advancing to the consolation finals (2-2) at the Virginia Tech Invitational to close out the action ... Paired with three different partners (Gordon/1-0, Walter/2-2 and Varinia Soler/2-2) to produce a 5-4 doubles record. 2007-08: Compiled an overall singles mark of 20-9 and a doubles ledger of 13-4 during her first active season in the ECU program ... Topped all players in spring wins with a 15-6 mark, playing in five of six positions ... Was 1-0 at No. 1, 3-0 at No. 2, 1-0 at No. 3, 4-1 at No. 5 and 6-5 at No. 6 ... Enjoyed strong start with 10 consecutive triumphs before wrapping up the campaign with victories in four of the last five matches ... Did not suffer first setback until March 6 (Virginia Tech's Holly Johnson) ... Split a pair of Conference USA Championship Tournament matchups, defeating UAB's Ceylan Engin (4-6, 6-0, 6-0) before suffering a season-ending loss to Tulsa's Agostina Sontoro ... Worked with four different partners for a 7-1 spring doubles record ... Was 4-0 with Soler, 1-0 with Zandy Overcash, 1-0 with Hannah Priest and 1-1 with Jessica Cook .. Captured five wins in eight singles matches during the fall ... Won title (3-0) in the B3 Singles Bracket at the Residence Inn North Wolfpack Invitational during first collegiate event ... Combined on a 6-3 doubles mark while playing with Cook. 2006-07: Redshirted during initial season in the Lady Pirate program. High School/Junior Tennis: A 2006 graduate of Terry Sanford High School ... Moved to the Fayetteville area after starting her high school career at Milton HS (Alpharetta, Ga.) ... A two-time conference champion as a junior and senior ... Advanced to the regional finals (runner-up) in 2005 ... Earned inclusion into school's Honor Roll and was a member of the Spanish Club. Personal: Full name is Tamara Danielson Sachs ... Born September 10, 1988 at Alpharetta, Ga. ... Daughter of Ken and Carol Sachs ... Graduated in May, 2010 with a bachelor's degree in pre-health and is currently working towards a master's in public health ... Brother Nathan was a four-year tennis letterman at Vanderbilt who completed his career in 2006-07 ... Hobbies include running.