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Tara Kuk:
 
Tara Burton Kuk
United States  
 
Season Summaries 2004-11
 
2004 AVP Pro Beach Tour
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
4/2-4 Fort Lauderdale Joyce Parker Q30 35   6
Q1: d. Jean Mathews / Kirsten Niedung (Q35)  21-10, 14-21, 17-15 (1:02)
Q2: l. Daven Allison / Lauren Fendrick (Q3,19)  16-21, 20-22 (0:45)
Summary 
Matches Won-Lost: 1-1  
Sets Won-Lost: 2-3  
Points Scored-Allowed: 88-89
Tournaments Played: 1
Best Finish: 35th
Points: 6
Ranking: 208th
 
2005 AVP Pro Beach Tour
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
4/1-3 Fort Lauderdale Sheri Leverrette 30 25 $50.00 18
W1: l. Carrie Dodd / Nancy Reynolds (3)  16-21, 17-21 (0:41)     
C1: l. Barbara Khozam / Alicia Polzin (14)  19-21, 13-21 (0:29)     
4/22-24 Tempe Sheri Leverrette Q28 37   6
Q1: d. Jo Convis / Shannon Christianson (Q37)  21-13, 21-11 (0:38)
Q2: l. Mary Baily / Julie Romias (Q5,23)  12-21, 17-21 (0:40)
4/29-5/1 Austin Sheri Leverrette Q25 25   18
Q1: d. Lindsay Loxterkamp / Montana Brantley (Q40)  21-15, 21-10 (0:37)
Q2: d. Marla O'Hara / Monique Oliver (Q8)  17-21, 22-20, 15-7 (0:59)
Q3: d. Abby Georgy / Alicia Zamparelli-Flavia (Q9)  22-20, 17-21, 15-12 (1:11)
Q4: l. Kerri Eich / Priscilla Lima (Q1,21)  18-21, 13-21 (0:42)
6/10-12 San Diego Franci Van Zwieten Q10 33   9
Q1: d. Tiffany White / Stephanie Roberts (Q55)  21-8, 21-8 (0:30)
Q2: d. Barb Letts / Barbara Carson (Q42)  21-14, 14-21, 15-8 (0:53)
Q3: l. Angela Rock / Tiffany Rodriguez (Q26,32)  21-17, 15-21, 11-15 (0:57)
7/8-10 Belmar Franci Van Zwieten Q9 33   9
Q1: d. Dawn Tischauser / Ingrid Roosild (Q24)  21-16, 21-15
Q2: l. Nicki Fusco / Gina Kirstein (Q8,30)  18-21, 18-21
7/21-24 Hermosa Beach Franci Van Zwieten Q11 33   12
Q1: d. Kiah Fiers / Alexandra Jupiter (Q54)  21-8, 21-17 (0:41)
Q2: d. Kirstin Olsen / Laura Ratto (Q22)  21-15, 15-21, 15-11 (0:59)
Q3: l. Kelly Rowe / Sarah White (Q6,25)  20-22, 14-21 (0:45)
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
9/1-4 Chicago Franci Van Zwieten Q12 33   20
Q2: d. Jennifer Maastricht / Teri Zartman (Q21)  21-10, 21-18 (0:36)
Q3: l. Kerri Eich / Catie Mintz (Q5,26)  22-24, 21-11, 16-18 (1:06)
Summary 
Matches Won-Lost: 10-8  
Sets Won-Lost: 22-20  
Points Scored-Allowed: 762-699
Tournaments Played: 7
Best Finish: 25th (2 times)
Winnings: $50
Points: 92
Ranking: 86th
 
2006 AVP Pro Beach Tour
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
3/31-4/2 Fort Lauderdale Chara Harris 28 25 $150.00 18
W1: l. Dianne DeNecochea / Tammy Leibl (5)  15-21, 13-21 (0:38)     
C1: l. Courtney Guerra / Heather Lowe (21)  14-21, 17-21 (0:42)     
6/9-11 Hermosa Beach Kim Whitney Q18,27 17 $300.00 36
Q2: d. Carrie Bowers / Erica Lott (Q47)  21-7, 21-9 (0:38)
Q3: d. Meri-de Goltz / Angela Knopf (Q15)  21-14, 22-20 (0:40)
Q4: d. Elsa Binder / Charnette Fair (Q31)  17-21, 21-14, 15-6 (0:52)
W1: l. Tammy Leibl / Dianne DeNecochea (6)  11-21, 10-21 (0:35)     
C1: d. Diane Pascua / Ella Vakhidova (22)  21-16, 21-19 (0:42)     
C2: l. Michelle Williams / Suzanne Barnes (12)  16-21, 27-25, 12-15 (1:03)     
6/29-7/2 Seaside Heights Chara Harris Q8 33   9
Q2: l. Meri-de Goltz / Amber Willey (Q9,27)  17-21, 12-21 (0:34)
7/6-9 Atlanta Kim Whitney 23 17 $375.00 36
W1: d. Katie Jameson / Tracy Jones (10)  21-18, 21-17 (0:35)     
W2: l. Carrie Dodd / Barbra Fontana (7)  13-21, 17-21 (0:36)     
C1: l. Jennifer Snyder / Janelle Allen (Q4,24)  15-21, 13-21 (0:31)     
7/13-16 Birmingham Kim Whitney Q2,25 25 $150.00 18
Q2: d. Mary Hegarty / Meaghan Hoepfl (Q15)  21-9, 21-9 (0:33)
W1: l. Tatiana Minello / Mimi Amaral (8)  8-21, 15-21 (0:32)     
C1: l. Angela Bryan / Lisa Rutledge (Q6,24)  21-23, 21-16, 11-15 (0:56)     
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
7/20-23 Chicago Kim Whitney Q5,28 17 $400.00 52
Q2: d. Jeanine Valiquet / Rachel Malmborg (Q37)  25-15 (0:18)
Q3: d. Meri-de Goltz / Amber Willey (Q12)  21-15, 21-17 (0:39)
W1: l. Annett Davis / Jenny Johnson Jordan (5)  8-21, 15-21 (0:36)     
C1: d. Jill Muhe / Angela Lewis (21)  21-19, 16-21, 15-13 (0:57)     
C2: l. Michelle Williams / Suzanne Barnes (11)  12-21, 10-21 (0:35)     
8/31-9/3 Mason Chara Harris Q7 25   26
Q2: d. Dana Rothman / Alicia Zamparelli-Flavia (Q10)  21-17, 21-17 (0:36)
Q3: l. Ashley Ivy / Angela Lewis (Q2,22)  19-21, 11-21 (0:39)
Summary 
Matches Won-Lost: 10-12  
Sets Won-Lost: 20-26  
Points Scored-Allowed: 798-848
Tournaments Played: 7
Best Finish: 17th (3 times)
Winnings: $1,375
Points: 195
Ranking: 64th
 
2007 AVP Pro Beach Tour
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
4/13-15 Miami Kim Whitney Q3,22 17 $400.00 36
Q2: d. Raquel Beson / Amy Castro (Q19)  21-11, 21-15 (0:42)
Q3: d. Iwona Lodzik / Kristin Ursillo (Q11)  21-17, 21-13 (0:34)
W1: l. Jennifer Kessy / April Ross (11)  12-21, 16-21 (0:35)     
C1: l. Dianne DeNecochea / Barbra Fontana (5)  23-21, 14-21, 10-15 (1:05)     
4/19-22 Dallas Kim Whitney Q2 25   18
Q1: d. Leslie Lasiter / Gena Rhodes (Q31)  21-11, 21-7 (0:39)
Q2: d. Gabriela Roney / Lenka Urbanova (Q15)  21-9, 21-14 (0:30)
Q3: l. Angie Hall / Laura Ratto (Q10,24)  21-12, 18-21, 13-15 (0:54)
5/10-13 Glendale Kim Whitney Q5 37   6
Q2: l. Kealani Kimball / Rosalinda Masler (Q28)  18-21, 21-19, 13-15 (1:06)
5/24-27 Louisville Kim Whitney Q2,21 9 $1,437.50 72
Q2: d. Kealani Kimball / Rosalinda Masler (Q15)  21-12, 21-13 (0:33)
Q3: d. Dana Rothman / Alicia Zamparelli-Flavia (Q7)  21-16, 21-18 (0:42)
W1: d. Lauren Fendrick / Brittany Hochevar (12)  18-21, 21-17, 15-13 (1:05)     
W2: l. Jennifer Kessy / April Ross (5)  24-26, 12-21 (0:48)     
C1: d. Erin Byrd / Paige Jensen (Q4,22)  23-21, 21-17 (0:44)     
C2: d. Jenelle Koester / Stacy Brannon (19)  22-20, 21-17 (0:43)     
C3: l. Nicole Branagh / Elaine Youngs (2)  8-21, 14-21 (0:29)     
5/31-6/3 Tampa Kim Whitney Q2,22 13 $850.00 54
Q2: d. Capri Grotowski / Brandi Tenlen (Q15)  21-9, 21-16 (0:34)
Q3: d. Angela Knopf / Catie Mintz (Q7)  21-17, 21-19 (0:43)
W1: l. Angie Akers / Brooke Niles (11)  12-21, 15-21 (0:33)     
C1: d. Jennifer Fopma / Julie Romias (21)  21-11, 21-15 (0:34)     
C2: l. Ashley Ivy / Heather Lowe (13)  15-21, 15-21 (0:35)     
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
6/14-17 Charleston Jill Muhe Q2,21 17 $400.00 36
Q2: d. Yolanda Munoz / Joanna Rathbun (Q18)  21-12, 21-8 (0:33)
Q3: d. Leilani Kamahoahoa / Angela Knopf (Q7)  21-19, 21-19 (0:54)
W1: l. Lauren Fendrick / Paula Roca (12)  15-21, 15-21 (0:42)     
C1: l. Jennifer Kessy / April Ross (6)  9-21, 11-21 (0:33)     
7/5-8 Seaside Heights Kim Whitney 17 17 $350.00 36
W1: l. Michelle Williams / Suzanne Barnes (16)  27-29, 12-21 (0:53)     
C1: d. Bonnie Levin / Nicole Midwin (Q8,32)  21-7, 21-11 (0:31)     
C2: l. Keao Burdine / Brittany Hochevar (15)  10-21, 15-21 (0:35)     
7/19-21 Long Beach Kim Whitney 19 17 $450.00 52
W1: l. Paula Roca / Sarah Straton (14)  16-21, 15-21 (0:39)     
C1: d. Alexandra Jupiter / Leilani Kamahoahoa (Q8,30)  21-15, 21-15 (0:41)     
C2: l. Annett Davis / Jenny Johnson Jordan (4)  12-21, 15-21 (0:39)     
8/2-5 Chicago Wendy Lockhart 23 25 $250.00 26
W1: l. Ashley Ivy / Heather Lowe (10)  15-21, 17-21 (0:38)     
C1: l. Whitney Pavlik / Kelly Wing (Q4,26)  17-21, 20-22 (0:41)     
8/30-9/2 Mason Katie Jameson 14 17 $400.00 52
W1: l. Chara Harris / Brooke Langston (19)  16-21, 14-21 (0:37)     
C1: l. Alicia Polzin / Jennifer Snyder (13)  21-23, 17-21 (0:46)     
Summary 
Matches Won-Lost: 16-18  
Sets Won-Lost: 35-37  
Points Scored-Allowed: 1290-1281
Tournaments Played: 10
Best Finish: 9th
Winnings: $4,538
Points: 388
Ranking: 49th
 
2009 AVP Pro Beach Tour
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
6/18-21 Ocean City Angie Hall Q6,27 25 $240.00 60
Q1: d. Melanie Dahl / Heidi Miller (Q27)  20-22, 21-15, 15-5 (0:56)
Q2: d. Katie Carter / Christina Roubanis (Q11)  21-19, 21-11 (0:45)
W1: l. Angie Akers / Tyra Turner (6)  16-21, 16-21 (0:38)     
C1: l. Nancy Reynolds / Michelle Williams (11)  21-23, 18-21 (0:49)     
7/2-4 Brooklyn Kelly Wing 22 13 $900.00 120
W1: d. Saralyn Smith / Beth Van Fleet (11)  21-18, 21-12 (0:41)     
W2: l. Katie Jameson / Tracy Jones (6)  21-15, 13-21, 12-15 (0:53)     
C2: d. Meri-de Goltz / Iwona Lodzik (21)  21-12, 21-19 (0:40)     
C3: l. Courtney Guerra / Angela Bryan (20)  21-23, 16-21 (0:40)     
7/16-19 Manhattan Beach Kelly Wing 22 9 $1,980.00 150
W1: d. Raquel Beson / Kendra Van Zwieten (43)  21-8, 21-10 (0:28)     
W2: d. Nancy Reynolds / Kathleen Olsovsky (11)  16-21, 21-16, 15-11 (0:57)     
W3: d. Jennifer Fopma / Brittany Hochevar (6)  27-25, 21-17 (0:49)     
W4: l. Annett Davis / Jenny Johnson Jordan (3)  18-21, 17-21 (0:41)     
C6: l. Angela Knopf / Chrissie Zartman (26)  15-21, 23-25 (0:42)     
8/6-8 Hermosa Beach Kelly Wing 21 13 $900.00 120
W1: d. Katie Jameson / Tracy Jones (12)  21-16, 23-21 (0:42)     
W2: l. Annett Davis / Jenny Johnson Jordan (5)  13-21, 13-21 (0:38)     
C2: d. Emily Day / Christal Engle (Q3,27)  21-15, 21-14 (0:44)     
C3: l. Whitney Pavlik / Stacy Brannon (13)  21-19, 17-21, 8-15 (0:53)     
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
8/14-16 San Francisco Kelly Wing 18 17 $600.00 75
W1: l. Angela Lewis / Diane Pascua (15)  21-15, 18-21, 14-16 (1:00)     
C1: l. Raquel Ferreira / Paula Roca (16)  21-16, 18-21, 7-15 (0:49)     
8/20-23 Muskegon Kelly Wing 16 17 $480.00 95
W1: l. Rosalinda Masler / Janelle Allen (17)  17-21, 27-29 (0:41)     
C1: d. Kellie DeMeritt / Vicki Waldsmith (32)  21-17, 21-13 (0:32)     
C2: l. Emily Day / Angela Bryan (18)  19-21, 17-21 (0:42)     
8/27-30 Chicago Kelly Wing 18 17 $500.00 95
W1: l. Claire D'Amore / Jennifer Snyder (15)  15-21, 14-21 (0:40)     
C1: d. Katie Carter / Sydney Donahue (Q21,31)  21-12, 22-24, 15-8 (1:14)     
C2: l. Nancy Reynolds / Whitney Pavlik (17)  23-21, 18-21, 14-16 (1:02)     
Summary 
Matches Won-Lost: 11-14  
Sets Won-Lost: 27-31  
Points Scored-Allowed: 1072-1043
Tournaments Played: 7
Best Finish: 9th
Winnings: $5,600
Points: 715
Ranking: 55th
 
2009 AVP Young Guns
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
3/21-22 Fort Lauderdale, United States Kim Whitney   1 $550.00 95
6/6-7 Point Pleasant, United States Brooke Sweat   3 $275.00 75
Summary   
Tournaments Played: 2
Best Finish: 1st
Winnings: $825
Points: 170
Ranking: 17th
 
2010 AVP Pro Beach Tour
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
4/16-18 Fort Lauderdale Janelle Allen 15 17 $350.00 95
W1: l. Chara Harris / Megan Wallin (18)  16-21, 18-21 (0:41)     
C1: d. Gretchen Duffner-Hand / Carol Hamilton (Q11,31)  21-18, 24-22 (0:47)     
C2: l. Claire D'Amore / Jennifer Snyder (16)  16-21, 21-19, 17-19 (1:10)     
6/18-20 Virginia Beach Kim Whitney 22 9 $1,300.00 150
W1: l. Ana Paula Henkel / Tatiana Minello (11)  12-21, 15-21 (0:37)     
C1: d. Mariko Coverdale / Chelsea Hayes (Q7,27)  19-21, 21-18, 15-13 (1:22)     
C2: d. Kathryn Piening / Erin Gray (21)  21-19, 23-21 (0:42)     
C3: d. Jenny Kropp / Whitney Pavlik (13)  13-21, 21-19, 15-11 (1:10)     
C4: l. Angela Lewis / Priscilla Lima (7)  21-19, 14-21, 10-15 (0:52)     
6/25-27 Belmar Kim Whitney 17 17 $350.00 95
W1: d. Claire D'Amore / Emily Day (16)  14-21, 22-20, 16-14 (1:04)     
W2: l. Jennifer Kessy / April Ross (1)  10-21, 15-21 (0:36)     
C2: l. Chara Harris / Megan Wallin (18)  19-21, 16-21 (0:43)     
7/16-18 Hermosa Beach Kim Whitney 20 9 $1,300.00 150
W1: l. Jenny Kropp / Whitney Pavlik (13)  18-21, 21-15, 14-16 (0:55)     
C1: d. Meri-de Goltz / Morgan Flarity (Q10,29)  21-14, 18-21, 15-10 (1:00)     
C2: d. Katie Jameson / Tracy Jones (14)  22-20, 21-19 (0:42)     
C3: d. Suzanne Barnes / Michelle Williams (11)  21-18, 19-21, 15-12 (1:04)     
C4: l. Ashley Ivy / Lisa Rutledge (8)  20-22, 11-21 (0:38)     
Summary 
Matches Won-Lost: 8-8  
Sets Won-Lost: 19-21  
Points Scored-Allowed: 701-750
Tournaments Played: 4
Best Finish: 9th (2 times)
Winnings: $3,300
Points: 490
Ranking: 40th
 
2011 National Volleyball League
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
5/20-21 Baltimore, United States Olaya Pazo 8 7 $750.00 185
W1: l. Christal Engle / Jessica Gysin (9)  18-21, 21-17, 12-15 (0:54)     
C1: d. Abra Amwake / Heather Evans (16)  21-18, 21-12 (0:38)     
C2: d. Kristen Batt / Brooke Sweat (3)  21-13, 17-21, 15-11 (0:56)     
C3: l. Tealle Hunkus / Heather Lowe (10)  17-21, 21-13, 9-15 (0:54)     
9/10-11 Miami, United States Gretchen Duffner-Hand 18 13   120
W1: d. Heather Evans / Cindy Phillips (15)  21-19, 21-17     
W2: l. Brittany Hochevar / Lisa Rutledge (2)  11-21, 20-22     
C2: d. Lynne Galli / Tarin Keith (16)  21-15, 21-16     
C3: l. Tealle Hunkus / Heather Lowe (7)  14-21, 22-24     
Summary 
Matches Won-Lost: 4-4  
Sets Won-Lost: 10-9  
Points Scored-Allowed: 344-332
Tournaments Played: 2
Best Finish: 7th
Winnings: $750
Points: 305
Ranking: 48th
 
2011 Wide Open Beach Volleyball
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
6/11-12 Siesta Key, United States Olaya Pazo   9    
6/25-26 Seaside Heights, United States Olaya Pazo 9 7 $625.00  
Summary   
Tournaments Played: 2
Best Finish: 7th
Winnings: $625
 

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