Tahlia Smoke
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    Tahlia Smoke

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Belmar, NJ

    High School:
    Manasquan

    Height:
    5-5

    Major:
    Behavioral Science

    04/26/2012

    Falcons Fall to Wyoming 4-0 at MW Championships

    Air Force finishes season with 17-8 record

    04/26/2012

    Three Falcons Earn All-Mountain West Honors

    Molina for singles; Smoke and Cecil for doubles

    04/21/2012

    Falcons Fall to Wyoming 5-2 in Regular Season Finale

    Teams will meet next week at Mountain West Championships

    04/20/2012

    Falcons Down Colorado State, 6-1

    AFA sets school-Division I record for most league wins in one season

    04/19/2012

    Falcons Host CSU and Wyoming This Weekend

    AFA looking for Division I-high three conference wins in one season

    10/06/2010

    USAFA Invitational, 10/3/10

    USAFA Women's Tennis Invitational

    2010-11 (Junior)
    Finished second on the team with 43 overall wins and 24 doubles victories ... went 24-16 overall and 16-10 in dual matches with Melissa Cecil ... the duo played all of their dual matches at the No. 1 spot ... most wins at No. 1 doubles since Kat Bushey and Christine Abayan had 18 in 2006 ... they won two MWC matches at the top spot, defeating Colorado State and New Mexico ... finished third on the squad with 19 singles wins, including a 15-10 mark in dual matches ... went 9-6 at No. 3 and a perfect 3-0 at the No. 1 spot ... named MWC Player of the Week twice.

    2009-10 (Sophomore)
    Became AFA's first nationally ranked player in Division I era (1996) with a ranking of No. 102 during the fall when she went 5-0 in singles ... posted a 21-12 overall singles record and was 16-12 in dual matches ... won the "C" flight at the Cal State-Northridge Matador Invitational ... played from the No. 1 to No. 5 position in the spring ... majority of her matches were at the No. 2 spot ... played three regionally ranked and one nationally ranked player ... won two MWC matches, the No. 2 matches against New Mexico and Colorado State ... played doubles with five different teammates throughout the campaign.

    2008-09 (Freshman)
    Won 12 overall singles matches, including tying for the team lead with eight during the fall tournament season ... went 4-1 in dual matches, all at the No. 4 spot ... won seven doubles matches.

    Before Air Force
    Four-year letterwinner in tennis ... won New Jersey state singles championship as a senior ... posted a perfect 30-0 record ... finished her high school career with a 110-10 record ... became first-ever state singles champion from her high school ... three-time first-team all-section pick ... first-team all-state as a senior ... two-time second-team all-state selection ... led team to three sectional championships ... high school tennis coach was Rodney Ravaioli.

    Personal
    Parents are Alan and Kim Smoke ... has two brothers, Jarrad (23) and Maclane (17) and one sister, Farrah (19) ... her brother Jarrad is a 2010 graduate of Navy and played tennis for the Midshipmen ... worked Basic Cadet Training as a flight officer this past summer ... also worked for Summer Support ... active in her squadron as the director of operations (second in command), coordinating the squadron's operational functions with the flight commanders ... hobby is surfing ... favorite food is pizza ... favorite book is The Girl Who Played With Fire ... favorite TV show is Glee ... favorite movie is Inception ... person in history she would most like to meet is Thomas Jefferson ... greatest moment in sports was rallying from three match points down with Melissa Cecil to beat the University of Montana at No. 1 doubles and clinch the doubles point ... credits her parents with the biggest influence on his sports career ... member of cadet squadron 14.
    Inside Women's Tennis