Tara Harris

Tara  Harris


Gilroy, Calif.

High School:
Notre Dame


Vault, Beam, Floor


Air Force vs. Eastern Michigan

Action photos from the Falcons dual meet with Easterm Michigan on March 2.


Air Force vs. Bridgeport

Action photos from Air Force's home match with Bridgeport on Saturday, Feb. 12.


Air Force at Denver Quad Meet

Action photos from the Falcons' season-opening meet at No. 13 Denver on Jan. 8.


Air Force vs. Seattle Pacific

Action photos from Air Force's home opener against Seattle Pacific on Jan. 22.


Blue-Silver Intrasquad Meet

The Air Force women's gymnastics team hosted its annual Blue-Silver Intrasquad Meet on Dec. 4.

FRESHMAN (2010): Competed in every event for the Falcons...was a member of the balance beam lineup for all 13 competitions...scored a career-best 9.750 in the regular season finale against Denver...helped the Falcons to their highest team score in six years at that meet...competed on the vault in 12 meets...recorded a career-best 9.650 on that event during the Falcons' meet at Denver...participated on the floor exercise during seven of the first eight meets, tallying a personal-high of 9.275 against UC Davis...competed on the uneven bars and all-around in four meets...scored a season-high 9.150 at the Texas Woman's University Quad...also set a career-best all-around score of 36.700 at that meet.

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Notre Dame High School...lifetime member of the California Scholastic Federation...AP Scholar...member of the Interact Club...served as president of the Black Student Union in 2008...ran cross country as a freshman...competed at the club level for Airborne Gymnastics...coached by Justin Howell...served as co-captain of team during the 2009 season...won the vault title at the 2009 Western National Championships...placed third in the all-around at that meet...2009 regional champion on the vault and all-around...won the 2009 California state titles on the vault, floor exercise and all-around...four-time regional competitor...three-time Western National competitor...helped club place first at the state championship meet in 2008...member of the Region I team that won the 2008 Western National Championships.

PERSONAL: Full name is Tara Jeanne Harris...daughter of Kenneth Harris and Valerie Holdt...has two older brothers, Paul and Daniel...majoring in operations research...also earning a minor in Spanish...named to the Dean's List and Athletic Director's List...favorite event is the vault, because "it is the best feeling in the world when you stick a vault while the whole crowd is watching and cheering for you"...modeled during childhood...active in community service...created a gymnastics program for underprivileged children at a low-income apartment complex..."it was an amazing feeling to be able to share with kids what I had spent 10 years of my life doing"...hobbies include snowboarding, baking, shopping and hiking...spent the summer completing jump and combat survival training...member of Cadet Squadron 30.

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